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[Arizona] MacEACHERN/VALDEZ: Taxing e-cigarettes: For sin or consistency?

One on One: Editorial writers Doug MacEachern and Linda Valdez debate whether Arizona should find new revenue by taxing electronic cigarettes.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 30, 2014 23:22
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Virginia tobacco grants go up in smoke / $5.2 million for poorer towns vanishes

More than $5.2 million in “tobacco” grants to Virginia communities has disappeared, leaving some of the state’s most depressed areas deeper in the red. From July 2007 until October 2014, 22 localities defaulted on Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund (TROF)
Washington Times
added Oct 30, 2014 23:16
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[California] San Marcos tightens rules for e-cigarettes

The City Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted to amend two city ordinances to include e-cigarettes. The changes mean store owners must also keep the devices out of the reach of customers the same as conventional cigarettes. “Absolutely I want to t
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Oct 30, 2014 22:47
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[Illinois] Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health are inviting young people to join their fight against Big Tobacco. More than $5,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs in the “Don’t Get Burned” social media contest. Youth and young

Don't Get Burned by Big Tobacco (Chicago Department of Public Health)
added Oct 30, 2014 20:53
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How We Analyzed New York County Tobacco Bonds

Users can see how interest rates and declining cigarette sales affect the bottom line for counties that borrowed against income from the landmark tobacco settlement.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:25
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How One New York County Fell Into the Tobacco Debt Trap

A refinance of Niagara County’s tobacco bonds was good news — but for investors, not taxpayers.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:22
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[New York] Tobacco Settlement Funds Sprinklers, Golf Carts and a Grease Trap

money borrowed over the long term should be spent on projects that will outlast the debt – things like buildings, bridges or other essential infrastructure. That's not what upstate New York's Niagara County did with much of its money from tobacco bonds.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:19
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Indiana’s smoking rate remains among highest in the nation

As part of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Indiana Cancer Consortium (ICC) District 9 Cancer Control Coalition is hosting a Lung Health Summit on Thursday, Nov. 6, to increase awareness of the district’s lung cancer burden. The event will be he
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Oct 30, 2014 16:52
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[Florida] Engle: a mass tort run amok

In re Engle Cases shows what can happen to cases filed by plaintiffs' lawyers in a mass tort action when the court determines that such cases were filed without sufficient information about the plaintiffs that the attorneys claim to represent. Plaintiffs
International Law Office (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 16:51
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[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday: Flashback Part 4

Since we featured him in a Series 1 card, Alex Alvarez has more than doubled his CVN Engle trial experience, going an impressive 6-2 over the last three years, including his biggest damage award: a $45 million verdict in Alexander v. Lorillard Tobacco Co
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:20
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