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Pennsylvania could halt spending on Friday without budget

But tax-averse Republicans in the House balked and did not pass their own bill until Wednesday night. It proposes no new taxes but would raise about $1 billion by selling a portion of the funding stream from the 1998 tobacco settlement, in which tobacco
Reuters
added Sep 15, 2017 01:19
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[West Virginia] Letter: Tobacco Prevention Program zeroed out before settlement

In 1994, when I was hired by the West Virginia Tobacco Control Program... We would still be receiving that $70 million today, until 2023, if we had not sold out. Which brings me to another sad piece of news. West Virginia’s Tobacco Prevention Program, w
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak lawyers: Indictment ‘deceptive, irrelevant and sinister’

A grand jury hit Vrdolyak last November with a 19-page indictment that outlined his alleged role in a scheme to pocket millions from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak, known
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 26, 2017 14:46
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Trump’s Pit Bull Lawyer Would Mostly Rather Settle

Barrett was representing five state attorneys general who were suing large tobacco companies to recoup the billions of dollars states were spending on treating sick smokers. At the time, Kasowitz was representing Liggett, the smallest of the five major U.
Village Voice
added Aug 23, 2017 14:42
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[Canada] Editorial: Tobacco lawsuit still drags on

In part, this was due to the work of whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand... In any event, if the province is right, while this trial meandered along, a whole new generation of smokers was recruited by shameless industry tactics. That is unconscionable.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:24
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[Tennessee] PARIS TN: Health Department lauded for anti-smoking drives

The Henry County Health Department recently received an award from Tennessee Commissioner of Health John Dreyzehner for making improvements towards its three-year goals for reducing smoking. Rachel Matlock, health educator with the Henry County Health D
Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 9, 2017 15:18
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How to Avoid Tobacco Bypass

Today, you also have to be relevant to your vendor. If your tobacco manufacturer needs your transaction data, give it to them. If the manufacturer needs access to customers for transaction-relevant communication, give them that channel through your app,
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:23
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AUDIO: Blair Horner: Good News And Bad News In New York’s Cancer Fighting Efforts

Instead of investing some of these tobacco revenues into programs to help reduce the health care carnage caused by smoking, the state’s program has suffered from devastating cuts during the Cuomo Administration, and has lost more than half of its funding
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:48
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[Virginia] This American Town Was Left to Die, and Suddenly Economists Care

South Boston's National Tobacco Festival was once a mammoth event. A promotional picture from 1938 is on display in the lobby of the Prizery building (now a performing arts center), where R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company once pressed leaves into barrels.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Progress on smoking age

As state lawmakers considered poaching money from the anti-tobacco fund to help balance the state budget, they also should act on a readily available way to reduce the vast personal and public costs of smoking. Progress against smoking has been slower
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jul 31, 2017 23:33
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