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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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[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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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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[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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Tobacco whistleblower dies in Mississippi

A paralegal who supplied documents that set off a legal assault that staggered the nation's biggest tobacco companies has died. Merrell Williams Jr. died last week in Ocean Springs, Miss. He was 72. ... Williams is remembered by former Mississippi Attorn
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 25, 2013 16:32
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9 States Win At Least $168M In Tobacco Settlement Dispute ($$)

Law360
added Sep 24, 2013 14:04
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