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[North Carolina] N.C. Court to decide who has stake in tobacco reserve

North Carolina's highest court will take up how many current and former tobacco growers in the Southeast have a stake in the $340 million reserve held by a nonprofit cooperative established during an era of taxpayer subsidies killed a decade ago.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 20, 2015 09:41
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Updated: Illinois Tobacco Quitline closes amid grant suspensions

This screengrab taken in the morning on April 17 from quityes.org, the website for the Illinois Tobacco Quitline, displays a message explaining that "Quitline funding has been suspended due to budget cuts."
The Southern Illinoisan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:42
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Quit smoking hotline snuffed out because of cuts

Illinois Tobacco Quitline also took a financial hit. Last year, it answered more than 90,000 calls. But now, those calls will go unanswered. The governor's office says it's just temporary and they would like to restore the funding in July when the next f
WCIA (Champaign, IL)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:46
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[North Carolina] NC court: Is 800K tobacco growers too many to split $340M?

North Carolina's highest court will take up how many current and former tobacco growers in the Southeast have a stake in the $340 million reserve held by a non-profit cooperative established during an era of taxpayer subsidies killed a decade ago. The sta
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 18, 2015 10:30
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TRANSCRIPT: We Really Should Thank Smokers

CALLER: -- secondhand smoke. RUSH: No. You can't. That is a myth. That has been disproven at the World Health Organization and the report was suppressed. There is no fatality whatsoever. There's no even major sickness component associated with sec
Rush Limbaugh Site
added Apr 18, 2015 07:51
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Illinois Governor’s Decision to Shutter State’s Tobacco Quitline Will Cost Lives and Money

The fact that Gov. Bruce Rauner today has cut off funds to the Illinois Tobacco Quitline – in the middle of a national ad campaign encouraging smokers to call tobacco quitlines – is shortsighted, misinformed and tragic. In the name of cost cutting it wil
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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Decision Could Get Millions Flowing to Anti-Smoking Programs in Pennsylvania

For years, there's been a tug of war in Pennsylvania over $126 million, which is part of the huge Master Tobacco Settlement. Tobacco companies contribute hundreds of millions of dollars each year to help states pay for healthcare expenses related to smok
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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REMSEN: Why Funding for Vermont's Anti-Tobacco Efforts Is Going Up in Smoke

Now Gov. Peter Shumlin's proposed budget for next year would essentially defund the independent board that oversees the state's tobacco-control initiatives; instead of getting $224,000 to carry out its work, the Vermont Tobacco Evaluation and Review Boar
Seven Days (Burlington, VT)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03
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ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Money

Though the company has used its tobacco profits to support charitable and educational works for decades, what's new now is that its $60-million corporate giving program is suddenly being dwarfed by a $100-million-a-year image-rebuilding campaign launched
The American Prospect
added Apr 14, 2015 17:19
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Imperial Tobacco Drops on Labour Plan to Introduce Tobacco Tax

Imperial Tobacco Group Plc shares fell in London after the opposition Labour Party said it would partly fund an increase in National Health Service staffing with a levy on tobacco firms. The stock slid as much as 1.8 percent following the release of Labo
Bloomberg News
added Apr 14, 2015 10:31
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