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[Utah] Officials Focus on E-Cigarette Ads Aimed at Youths

State attorneys general must investigate, and consider taking legal action against, e-cigarette companies that appear to be using some of the same advertising tactics that once drew young adults into smoking, a Kentucky deputy attorney general told his la
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 11:59
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Reynolds American's merger and a massive fine could snare tobacco muni bonds

A stream of news out of the tobacco industry has failed to derail prices on municipal bonds backed by cigarette makers. But muni bond analysts warn that investors could get caught in the middle as the big players in the tobacco industry shift.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:12
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Reynolds, Lorillard, And The Master Settlement Agreement Vs. Anti-Trust Regulators

The Master Settlement Agreement will all but guarantee the Lorillard acquisition gets pushed through. Anti-trust regulators approved the prior RAI acquisition with the same prospective market share and cap. The biggest winner seems to be Imperial Tobacc
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 18, 2014 00:51
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[Kentucky, West Virginia] Morrisey seeks money from Ky. tobacco company

West Virginia Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against a Kentucky tobacco company for not placing money in an escrow account related to 1998’s landmark Master Settlement Agreement.
West Virginia Record
added Jul 16, 2014 18:50
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FISHER: Reynolds-Lorillard Merger Will Create Just The Kind Of Monster Tax Authorities Love

tax authorities love the predictability of cartels. As the dominant companies’ continuing fight over how the settlement is enforced against new entrants shows, there is no incentive to let the unruly forces of market capitalism intrude into this industry.
Forbes
added Jul 15, 2014 19:24
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Alabama has second-highest rate of tobacco use among high school students, and this could be why

Despite this, Alabama has spent just $275,000 on tobacco prevention in 2014, according to data collected by The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Alabama has generated $223.1 million in revenue from tobacco this year. The CDC has recommended that Alabama
AL.com
added Jul 15, 2014 16:23
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION : Meet all obligations related to tobacco funds ($$)

those concerned about Hoosier health will note that this victory doesn't have anything to do with the state's overall approach to the yearly tobacco funding it receives. In short, much of the money that is intended for smoking cessation efforts and public
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jul 15, 2014 12:24
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TOSCANO: Resignations and investigations: Senator Puckett and the Virginia Tobacco Commission

there are no Democrats on this board. It is charged with helping tobacco farmers and with revitalizing formerly tobacco-dependent communities. Over the years, it funded a wide variety of projects, but unlike our state budget process, it is not always cl
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jul 11, 2014 07:05
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Market Close: Puerto Rico Sell-Off Sparks Tobacco Bond Sales

Puerto Rico debt concerns have spurred a sell-off tobacco bonds as hedge funds that invest in riskier assets seek liquidity, market participants said.
Bond Buyer Online
added Jul 9, 2014 19:22
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Six weird places the Virginia Tobacco Commission spends its money

The 31-member legislative body, created by the 1999 General Assembly, uses proceeds from the national tobacco settlement in the “promotion of economic growth and development in tobacco-dependent communities.” To date, the commission has awarded 1,764 gra
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jul 3, 2014 13:04
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