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[Virginia] Turning a new leaf with tobacco money

The Virginia Tobacco Commission is helping more and more students in the Dan River Region with an expanded scholarship program — providing about $400,000 to Danville Community College students this year.
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Dec 13, 2014 20:55

[Pennsylvania] Pa. should emulate Florida's approach to teen smoking

Part of Florida's experience offers a model for other states. One key is that 15 percent of its share of the national tobacco settlement fund is dedicated to youth smoking prevention efforts ... Florida's experience proves that substantial progress can
Shamokin (PA) News-Item
added Sep 13, 2013 17:34

California Tax Imperils Best Tobacco Gain Since ’09: Muni Credit

More than 300,000 uncounted ballots in a California tax referendum may dictate the future of the biggest rally since 2009 for bonds backed by payments from tobacco companies.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 20, 2012 09:53

[Texas] Historic tobacco case revisited: biggest litigation win ever or a complete scam?

Teen smoking plummeted, but cigarettes are just as addictive and dangerous and the tobacco companies are more profitable than ever. The trial lawyers representing Texas got filthy rich. And Dan Morales? He married a former exotic dancer, lost his bid f
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 16, 2016 11:19

[Connecticut, Florida] The Tobacco Cases

CIPOLLONE CASE The plaintiff in Cipollone v. Liggett Group was Rose Cipollone, who began smoking in 1942, when she was 16 years old. Shortly before she died of lung cancer in 1984 at the age of 58, her husband sued the company that manufactured the ciga
American Museum of Tort Law
added Oct 4, 2015 11:33

Washington wins right to full payment in tobacco arbitration

Ferguson’s office thwarts efforts by tobacco companies to avoid paying millions in tobacco settlement
Office of the Attorney General (WA)
added Sep 11, 2013 22:51

Cigarette companies settle dispute over payments to 17 states, including Virginia

Va. and others will split $4B from companies including Philip Morris
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 13, 2013 15:37

California mulls $2 tax for cigarettes, risk for tobacco bonds

California's anti-smoking advocates are asking their legislature to back a $2 state tax hike on cigarettes - double the increase voters rejected last year - on the heels of President Barack Obama's urging a federal cigarette tax increase earlier this mont
added Apr 22, 2013 20:14

[North Carolina] Electronic cigarettes gaining on traditional products

Herzog said recently in a note to investors that e-cig sales could grow fast enough to affect the payments states receive from the landmark Master Settlement Agreement.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 15, 2012 22:06

The Burning Truth About Tobacco Bonds

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added May 25, 2017 21:56
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