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When states win lawsuits, where does money go?

some of those bonds are now coming back to bite them. An analysis of more than 100 such deals by ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative journalism enterprise, last year found that some bonds are in trouble because annual settlement payments to the state
USA Today
added Feb 20, 2015 04:19
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‘Jordanians spend JD500m on tobacco every year’

Jordanians spend over JD500 million in cash on tobacco every year, while the indirect costs are estimated at over JD2 billion, according to the Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:48
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[New York] NYC and state to sue UPS for illegally shipping cigarettes

The state wants UPS to pay $1,000 per violation, or penalties of $78.5 million. It also seeks $89.1 million in treble damages for the state and $14.1 million for the city under the federal racketeering statute. The company "cost the state millions in r
Reuters
added Feb 18, 2015 11:04
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Smoke in These 7 States and It Could Cost You at Least $1.85 Million Over Your Lifetime

Based on statistics provided by WalletHub, some 20 million Americans have lost their lives to smoking-related illnesses, including 2.5 million nonsmokers that developed a disease as a result of long-term secondhand-smoke exposure. It's also the leading c
Motley Fool
added Feb 1, 2015 17:01
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[Kansas] The cost of smoking is cheap in Missouri ... relatively

At $1.177 million per smoker over a lifetime, Missouri ranked eighth among the states with the lowest total smoking costs. Kansas ranked 19th with a $1.319 million total cost.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 20, 2015 22:16
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[Spain] Economic Impact of Smoke-free Legislation: did the Spanish Tobacco Control Law Affect the Economic Activity of Bars and Restaurants?

Conclusion: The new Spanish smoke-free legislation had no effect on the number of bars and restaurants.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 16, 2015 10:17
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[UK] Fears rise over DIY tobacco display ban gantries by independents

Thousands of independent convenience store owners are facing large fines if they implement their own solutions to the tobacco display ban on 6 April... CJ Retail Solutions revealed that 25% of c-store owners were “determined to implement their own DIY so
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:36
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[China, Hong Kong] Did the tobacco industry inflate estimates of illicit cigarette consumption in Asia? An empirical analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The industry-funded estimate was inflated by 133–337% of the probable true value. Only with significant levels of under-reporting of daily cigarette consumption and undeclared smoking could we approximate the value reported in the industry-funded study.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 7, 2015 19:52
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[Africa] Tanzania Elderly surfer health cost due to smoking

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17
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[Asia, India] New Report: Smokeless Tobacco Use is an Overlooked Global Scourge with a Huge Public Health Toll

This report reminds us that efforts to reduce the deadly consequences of tobacco use around the world must include smokeless tobacco. The report, 2014 Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective, was released today by the U.S. Centers for D
PR Newswire
added Dec 16, 2014 06:57
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