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[Oklahoma] Billion-Dollar Tobacco Settlement Endowment Off-Limits for Teacher Raises

Miller said. "That's irresponsible. Those are not recurring revenue streams that will pay for a recurring expenditure." TSET manages roughly $1 billion. It and its annual earnings are spoken for.
Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Dec 23, 2016 01:34
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National Report: North Dakota Again Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

For the fourth straight year, North Dakota ranks 1st in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...North Dakota is spending $9.9 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, compared with the
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2016 20:04
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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later

Despite receiving more than $26 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to shortchange tobacco prevention and cessation programs that are proven to save lives and money.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:37
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[Massachusetts] Group’s lawsuits aim to boost public health

there’s an intriguing twist to the suits filed in Middlesex Superior Court last month. They are the product of a new Boston group that seeks to promote public health through the courts. And these lawyers are working on several fronts, not just tobacco. T
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 12, 2015 12:39
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Your Tuesday Briefing: Paying for selling smoke.

Most of the nation’s cigarette manufacturers shell out a total of more than $8 billion every April 15 to help pay for treating smoking-related illness and prevention programs. The payment stems from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, which li
New York Times
added Apr 15, 2014 08:09
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22nd Century Group to Acquire Participating Member of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

“We intentionally have delayed expansion of the marketing and distribution of our brands in the United States since the more product we sold, the more difficult and expensive it would be to become a participating manufacturer of the MSA. 22nd Century
Business Wire
added Sep 18, 2013 08:25
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FINAL AWARD RE: STATE OF IOWA (PDF)

The Panel unanimously finds that the State of Iowa diligently enforced its Qualifying Statute during calendar year 2003 and therefore is not subject to an NPM Adjustment pursuant to Section IX (d)(2)(B) of the Master Settlement Agreement. All other clai
Iowa Attorney General
added Sep 12, 2013 01:33
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[Missouri] Tobacco companies will not fight cigarette tax increase

But this time, there's a key difference that could bolster its chances. Big Tobacco, which spent millions of dollars to defeat the last proposal six years ago, is largely sitting this one out.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 2, 2012 18:13
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ giving up on smokers

there seems little other way to interpret the fact that the state once again ranks dead last in the nation in spending on tobacco prevention. The amount of money New Jersey devotes to the task? Zero. This is the fifth consecutive year the state has spent
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:12
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco manufacturers request Supreme Court tackle MSA arbitration settlement

The nation's largest tobacco manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to tackle a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court affecting $120 million in Master Settlement Agreement money. A writ of certiorari was filed April 21 by R.J. Reynolds Toba
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 2, 2016 19:43
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