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[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
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The Burning Truth About Tobacco Bonds

We believe professional management, knowledge, and experience in this sector of the municipal bond market are of paramount importance. VanEck offers these through its ETFs, thereby providing investors with an attractive way to access this dynamic part of
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 25, 2017 21:56
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[Florida] $13.8M Verdict in Smoking Case That Harkened Back to Tobacco-Fighting 'Dream Team'

Scott Schlesinger, whose late father Sheldon Schlesinger worked alongside heavy-hitting Tampa attorney C. Steven Yerrid.. It's a battle his family has been fighting for decades, including when Chiles' "dream team" recovered $11.3 billion in Medicaid expen
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added May 9, 2017 14:53
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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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[Rhode Island] Oppenheimer's Tobacco Bond Dispute Heard in RI Court

Oppenheimer squared off against the Rhode Island Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp. at a state court hearing Monday as the fund company sought to block a $593 million tobacco bond refunding sale originally slated for early August.
Bond Buyer Online
added Sep 8, 2014 16:45
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[Canada] Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma decision against tobacco company

The nation's high court rejected an appeal from a Canadian company that claimed the state couldn't collect payments for cigarettes sold to Indian tribal members. ... Without comment, the high court let stand a decision by the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appe
The Oklahoman
added Dec 4, 2013 05:28
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Tobacco Bonds Face Default Risk as Smoking Drops, Moody's Says

The declining number of U.S. smokers is proving hazardous to the health of municipal bonds backed by payments from cigarette companies under a 1998 settlement with 46 U.S. states, Moody’s Investors Service said.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jul 13, 2012 06:34
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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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Shannon Hughes: Anti-tobacco movement working in Florida ($$)

The milestones Florida has achieved are a reminder that comprehensive tobacco control programs work, however, there is still much work to be done in the fight against tobacco. Historically, the battle has been against cigarettes and the tobacco control mo
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Sep 17, 2013 07:01
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[Florida] House approves bill on tobacco settlement payments

Florida legislation is being considered at the state capitol to speed up settlement payments from big tobacco companies. The bill would require the industry to pay the same bond as other industries when they lose a lawsuit or appeal.
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:36
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