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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: Tobacco profiteering shows character of NJ government

Subsequent governors have refinanced McGreevey's wasteful money grab... New Jersey government is pocketing all of that money, not spending a dime...New Jersey will have to spend more in the future to deal with the expensive effects of tobacco addiction,
The Press of Atlantic City
added Dec 30, 2015 23:19

Report: Florida a Leader in Reducing Smoking Rates

The number of Florida high school kids who smoke has dropped to an all-time low, according to new data analyzing the impact of what states spend on smoking prevention-and-cessation programs.
Public News Service (PNS)
added Dec 17, 2015 15:08

[North Carolina] Anti-tobacco groups lament limited state prevention spending

such as higher cigarette excise taxes, anti-smoking campaigns, higher retail prices, fewer places to legally smoke indoors and socioeconomic shifts. Meanwhile, pro-smokeless tobacco advocates point to the increasing popularity of electronic cigarettes and
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2015 20:12

National Report: North Dakota Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco / Tobacco Companies Spend $3 to Market Products for Every $1 North Dakota Spends on Prevention

North Dakota is the only state that currently funds tobacco prevention programs at the level recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition to its top ranking, North Dakota has funded its tobacco prevention program at or
PR Newswire
added Dec 8, 2015 16:42

[Maine] Lawmakers: LePage administration stymied public health study

A legislative committee created to examine how Maine uses $50 million a year in tobacco settlement funding disbanded Monday with its mission unfinished because, according to lawmakers, Gov. Paul LePage’s administration did not cooperate.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Dec 1, 2015 05:22

Maine lawmakers renew effort to track tobacco settlement funds

State lawmakers will continue their quest Tuesday to obtain a full accounting of how money is being spent in a $54 million state health program supported largely by tobacco settlement funds.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Oct 12, 2015 21:31

CARTER: Lasting impact of Indiana tobacco battles essential, costly

Defending a $100 million dollar-plus annual payment from attacks by well-funded tobacco lawyers requires hundreds of thousands or more to be spent each year by Indiana fighting this challenge. For the years I represented Indiana, my payment represents .00
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Sep 22, 2015 17:36

ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Board installs new officers

Yesterday saw the Annual Meeting of ClearWay Minnesota, an independent nonprofit organization that works to reduce the harm tobacco use causes the people of the state. At today's meeting, the Board of Directors installed new officers and thanked two long-
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2015 11:49

ARCHIVE: Dealing With an Innovative Industry: A Look at Flavored Cigarettes Promoted by Mainstream Brands

industry denies that these products are targeted at youths and says that the flavors, rather than being candylike, are those that appeal to adults. These cigarettes, the industry claims, reflect a general trend toward flavored products for other adult-ori
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Sep 15, 2015 16:15

[Connecticut] State Still Diverting Dollars Meant to Prevent Smoking to General Fund

As the state continues to divert money from a tobacco abuse prevention fund to the general budget, advocates working to curb cancer deaths blame lawmakers for failing to support efforts to quit the habit and for opening the door to a new generation of sm
added Aug 13, 2015 12:56
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