Master Settlement Agreement


MSA NOTICE - SEPTEMBER 8, 2003 - Notice No. 8

Excise and Motor Fuel Tax Division
Cigarette Master Settlement Agreement Notice No. 8 -2003
September 9, 2003

On August 21, 2003, the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas ordered the Attorney General of Ohio to list Carolina Tobacco Company and ROGER brand cigarettes on the Attorney General website directory required by Section 1346.05 of the Ohio Revised Code. A hearing was scheduled for September 5, 2003 and has since been changed. A full hearing is scheduled for September 18, 2003. ROGER brand cigarettes may still be treated in a manner like other manufacturers and brands so listed and may continue to be sold in Ohio.

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