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Investors Haul In Nearly Half the Tobacco Settlement Cash

An updated tally by ProPublica shows that tobacco bondholders are due $2.6 billion of the $6 billion in this year’s payouts to state and local governments from Big Tobacco.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:28
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Tobacco Debt: How Cash From Big Tobacco Went From Boon to Burden

ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:23
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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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As Young Fans Enjoy World Series, Magazine Ads Link Baseball and Smokeless Tobacco

Sports Illustrated and ESPN, have included huge, two-page advertising spreads for Grizzly, which is by far the most popular smokeless tobacco brand among youth ages 12-17. Grizzly is made by American Snuff Company, a subsidiary of tobacco giant Reynolds
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:59
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[UK] Civil service chief under fire for keeping job at drink manufacturer

John Manzoni waives £100,000-a-year SABMiller salary amid criticism from doctors that role is incompatible with health goals
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:14
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[Russia, UK] RIDLEY: WHO huffs and puffs as ebola takes a grip ($$)

In fighting e-cigarettes, the World Health Organisation is protecting tobacco and ignoring a far greater threat
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:56
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

But Matthew L. Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state l
New York Times
added Oct 29, 2014 09:41
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[Malta] Outgoing European Commissioner Tonio Borg rules out Parliament, but not politics

But Dr Borg continues to steer clear from commenting on the circumstances which brought him to the European Commission in the first place: Mr Dalli's resignation after a manufacturer of snus - a form of smokeless oral tobacco native to Sweden and illegal
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 27, 2014 22:00
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[UK] MPs shall go to the ball … thanks to more than £100,000 of free hospitality

Tobacco companies were among the most prolific providers of corporate hospitality to MPs, with JTI, the maker of Benson & Hedges and Silk Cut cigarettes, offering hospitality to nine MPs. Imperial Tobacco provided three MPs with VIP tickets to, and hospi
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 10:09
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