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[Mississippi] Man pleads guilty in contraband cigarette case

North Carolina man has pleaded guilty . . . Court documents accuse Phelps falsifying documents showing the cigarettes were exported overseas to avoid paying fees related to the Master Settlement Agreement.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:55
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[Vermont] Outgoing AG Sorrell leaves unfinished work

Sorrell has served as attorney general since his appointment by Gov. Howard Dean in 1997, and his tenure has been marked by national lawsuits... a fight against the tobacco industry and an investigation into his relationships with campaign donors.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 21, 2016 19:12
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National Report: Oklahoma Ranks 3rd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

ranks 3rd nationwide in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...Oklahoma is spending $23.5 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 55.6 percent of the $42.3 million recommended by the Centers
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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EDITORIAL: Smoking in Florida: Progress Made, More Needed

Through the state's pioneering educational efforts, our teens are more aware of smoking's risks, and can be spared what happened to Richard Boatright...With a big budget surplus in hand, Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature should give some serious thought
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jan 3, 2015 12:40
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Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday

When New Jersey decided to bail out some of its tobacco bonds, the state gave up $400 million in future revenues to pocket $92 million immediately, an arrangement that also helped one savvy investor cash in on a big bet.
ProPublica
added Dec 30, 2014 23:00
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15 Years Later, Where Did All The Cigarette Money Go?

has paid more than $100 billion to state governments ... The settlement left the tobacco industry immune from future state and federal suits, but the agreement said nothing about how states had to spend the money. ... Moore remembers it was a long slog.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 14, 2013 06:16
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[Texas] House sends increased Cig Fee-Tax-Depending-On-Who-You-Ask bill to governor | Trail Blazers Blog

A bill that got a lot of House resistance earlier this year - fee vs. tax, remember - has just come up on the House floor after the Senate carved out some restrictions for chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco and removed AG rule-making authority over the issue.
Dallas Morning News blogs
added May 24, 2013 11:10
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[Texas] Big Tobacco Beats Small Tobacco on Tax Vote

State Rep. John Otto's House Bill 3536 would charge these small companies 2.75 cents for each cigarette (or .09 ounces of tobacco) sold, used, consumed or distributed in Texas during 2013. The comptroller would compute the rate in subsequent years. "The
The Texas Tribune
added May 6, 2013 19:51
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22nd Century Group Subsidiary, Goodrich Tobacco, Applies for Federal License to Manufacture Tobacco Products

Until now, Goodrich Tobacco has contracted with independent federally licensed tobacco manufacturers to produce its proprietary commercial products, RED SUN®, MAGIC® and SPECTRUM®. Goodrich Tobacco has always supplied its contract manufacturers with its o
Business Wire
added Jan 31, 2013 18:24
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[California] Funding declines for tobacco education takes a toll

Hudak doesn't know where to turn. "For three years now, I've tried. I went over to American Lung Association, they said, 'Nope. Sorry. No funding.' I called Enloe. They said, 'No funding.' I called Butte County and they said "Sorry, we don't have the fund
Chico (CA) Enterprise-Record
added Jan 10, 2013 10:38
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