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Idaho Rewarded For Role In Tobacco Settlement

Idaho will get a $65 million bonus for the role it played in reaching a $206 settlement between the states and the tobacco industry. The money is in addition to the $711 million the state expects to receive from the settlement.

Source(s): USA Today, (5/28/99) "Idaho: The state will get a $65 million bonus . . ." [Full Text here]