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[Pennsylvania] High Court Considers Fate of Diverted Tobacco Funds

Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week over whether legislation redirecting more than $200 million in tobacco settlement funds was constitutionally enacted....earmarked fund to be used for health care and public health programs...settlement money was redire
The Legal Intelligencer
added Nov 25, 2014 10:24
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[Virginia] Tobacco commission changes plan for Va. medical school grant

The group awarded a $25 million grant to create a medical school in southwest Virginia says a plan to create a “virtual” health science center with multiple partners is a better option.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 17:47
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Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

(MSA) was entered in November 1998, originally between the four largest United States tobacco companies (Philip Morris Inc., R. J. Reynolds, Brown & Williamson and Lorillard – the "original participating manufacturers", referred to as the "Majors") and t
Wikipedia
added Nov 10, 2014 21:12
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[Alabama] First Gubernatorial Debate: Ethics Question IV

Governor Siegelman: I am telling the people of Alabama the money that I received was totally separate from any tobacco litigation whatsoever. I'm delighted that I filed that lawsuit...We're getting money for that tobacco lawsuit so that our seniors can ha
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Nov 3, 2014 10:42
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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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How Tobacco Bonds Work, and What Can Go Wrong

States and localities got cash up front but may end up paying back a lot more than they expected.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:30
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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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Podcast: In Big Tobacco Cash, a Boon Turned Burden

It seemed a boon then, but as Cezary Podkul tells ProPublica Editor in Chief Steve Engelberg in today’s podcast, things haven’t exactly turned out that way.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:26
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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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Tobacco Debt: How Cash From Big Tobacco Went From Boon to Burden

ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:23
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