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LETTER: The Lies of Big Sugar

Let’s hope that the federal government, and all 50 states, will recoup their losses with civil suits against those who propagated these lies. It worked with the tobacco industry.
New York Times
added Sep 21, 2016 19:58

[California] Napa gives Ole Health $1 million for new medical center

Supervisors discussed where to find the money amid the county budget. They quickly settled on the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement... Supervisors will decide at another time how much money to take from Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement savings and h
Napa Valley (CA) Register
added Sep 21, 2016 15:13

Maryland Opposes U.S. Supreme Court Review Of MSA Arbitration Ruling

opposing a petition for writ of certiorari filed by a group of tobacco companies asking the high court to rule on the reach of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and whether a Maryland appellate court erred by invalidating a multi-hundred-million-dollar ar
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 21, 2016 03:23

[California, North Carolina] Tobacco tax proposition draws national spotlight once again

As of Thursday, Reynolds and affiliates have provided $13.2 million to the Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab committee that it helped form, according to the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Another $22.1 million has come from Philip Morris
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 11, 2016 01:20

Early childhood development programs continue to benefit from Kentucky tobacco settlement

A child care center is the last place someone may expect to see improvements funded by a lawsuit against tobacco companies, unless the child care center is in Kentucky—the nation’s second largest tobacco producer. Sixteen years ago the Commonwealth earm
added Sep 11, 2016 00:52

[Arkansas] AUDIO: Senator Promises '17 Legislative Session Will Stub Smokers' Quitline Out

Sen. Bart Hester...raised the specter in a council meeting of the country’s third most tobacco-addicted state — that’s Arkansas, according to the Centers for Disease Control — quitting the tobacco “quitline.” It’s costly, redundant, and overreaching, he s
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Sep 10, 2016 23:55

A Lobbyist Wrote the Bill. Will the Tobacco Industry Win Its E-Cigarette Fight?

Documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new requirement that most e-cigarettes already on sale in the United States be evaluated retroactively to determine
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2016 13:33

[Virginia] Coal Country Is Wary of Hillary Clinton’s Pledge to Help

Lambert...sold his tobacco farm to the federal government. “The tobacco settlement was a rip-off. They ripped us up one side and down the other.”..Clinton’s advisers say her plan to save coal country is informed by the lessons of the tobacco programs.
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2016 13:16

[Missouri] Mark Hughes: A tale of two tobacco taxes

both proposals to increase taxes on tobacco are bankrolled largely by tobacco companies. Further, groups one would normally expect to support taxing cigarettes — like the cancer society and heart association — are opposing it. And groups that have previou
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jul 30, 2016 20:54

Tobacco Companies Seek Supreme Court Review Of FAA Ruling In Maryland ($$)

on June 22 seeking to certify two questions over the Federal Arbitration Act and whether a Maryland appellate court erred by invalidating a multi-hundred-million dollar arbitration settlement between the state and a group of tobacco companies stemming fr
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:54
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