Master Settlement Agreement

Notice

CIGARETTE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT NOTICE    No. 24- 2004

RJR and B&W have merged. The new company is called R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Effective yesterday all brands listed under B&W will become R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company brands. New brands and deleted brands are subject to the 10-day addition/removal requirements.

The following brand families have been added to the Attorney General’s Web Directory of approved brands. Sale of this product is prohibited in Ohio before August 11, 2004.

Manufacturer Brand Family Product Type Manufacturer Type
R.J.ReynoldsTobacco Company Advance, American, Best Value,
Goldmark, Price Master, Prime,
Richland, Silva Thins, Summit, Tall
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The following brand families have been removed from the Attorney General's Web Directory of approved brands. The following brands will no longer be legal for sale in Ohio after August 10, 2004.

Manufacturer Brand Family Product Type Manufacturer Type
R.J.ReynoldsTobacco Company Bee, Cardinal, Carolina Gold,
Hogshead, Icebox, Jumbos,
Monaco, Moonlight, Tabacco Co.,
Planet, Politix, Premier,
Raleigh, Extra, Sedona
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Two cigarette brands have a minor name change and are not subject to the 10-day requirement. Effective yesterday "Value Sense" changed to "Value $ense" and "State Express 555" changed to "State Express."

If you would like to view prior cigarette master settlement agreement notices, please visit the Ohio Department of Taxation's website at http://tax.ohio.gov/, click on Ohio taxes, and click on Master Settlement Agreement (MSA).

Thank you for using the electronic tobacco tax information notification system.

 

Ohio Department of Taxation

Excise and Motor Fuel Tax Division

P.O. Box 530

Columbus, Ohio 43216-0530

Telephone: (614) 466-7026

Fax: (614) 752-8644