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Twelve States Won’t Have to Refund Tobacco Money

Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 13, 2013 15:38
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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
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[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
NJ.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56
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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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[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
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[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
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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
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Judge orders R.J. Reynolds to keep paying Florida millions

When Bondi filed the suit last January, she said Florida was already owed $45 million and could lose $30 million a year going forward. Gillen said until R.J. Reynolds has its obligation to pay Florida transferred to Imperial Tobacco Group, it must continu
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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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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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
Reuters
added Apr 22, 2013 20:14
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