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Tobacco settlement coughs up $4M to fight smoking in Oregon

Oregon is getting a $4 million boost from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement to fight youth smoking, the first time funds from the settlement are actually being used in the state to fight tobacco use.
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added Sep 10, 2013 13:16
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Barclays's Kym Arnone, Head Banker on Tobacco Deals, Leaves Firm

Kym Arnone, a Barclays Plc managing director who led the bank’s sales of bonds backed by money state and local governments receive from their legal settlement with cigarette makers, has left the company.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 28, 2015 19:26
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Product Liability Practice Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

Jones Day earned a third consecutive berth in Law360’s Product Liability Groups of the Year by pulling out victories for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in arbitration with states over a historic multi-billion dollar settlement and in personal injury and consum
Law360
added Jan 12, 2014 04:57
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BUDNICK: Oregon's No. 1 in tobacco sales to kids, and that's not new

the state has led the country three of the last five years in selling tobacco to kids. It took fourth place one of those years, and missed first place by .1 percent another.... Oregon officials downplay the significance of the report, saying most kids don
The Oregonian
added Sep 3, 2013 03:04
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[Kentucky] Bevin and Conway clash again on KET debate

Bevin said....such settlements have downsides and often cost Kentucky workers their jobs. Conway defended the Master Settlement Agreement with the big tobacco companies, saying that the settlement generates about $100 million a year for the state budget
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Oct 27, 2015 09:22
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[Oklahoma] Hamilton: Golden egg not safe in lawmakers’ hands

With teacher shortages and exploding class sizes headlining back-to-school media coverage, it was only a matter of time before lawmakers took aim at the one sacrosanct pot of money left in Oklahoma: the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Aug 21, 2015 10:07
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state law enforcement
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:36
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Ohio Statehouse can help snuff out disturbing trend 50 years after Surgeon General's landmark smoking report: Toby Cosgrove and Michael F. Roizen

But Ohio has now sullied itself by being one of the few states -- if not the only state -- with increased tobacco use since 2009. Why?... We need leadership in Columbus; we in the United States, and in Ohio especially, can’t afford for additional progre
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Jan 12, 2014 04:00
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[Oklahoma] OUR VIEW: Tobacco money has a purpose

State lawmakers can find the revenue to increase education funding without tapping into the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. They need to be more creative.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Aug 31, 2015 13:41
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As a Favor to Big Tobacco, Texas Taxes Just the Little Guys

Texas enacted an unconstitutional law that subjects only small tobacco companies to a tax of 55 cents per pack, the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition claims in court. The coalition sued General Greg Abbott and Comptroller Susan Combs, in Travis County C
Courthouse News
added Jul 19, 2013 11:17
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