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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
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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
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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
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[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
CTNewsJunkie.com
added Aug 13, 2015 12:56
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[Kansas] MONTGOMERY: Stealing from the kids

Kansas wanted to take her due for something bad – the health damage done by tobacco products – and produce something good for the next generation of her people. Instead, it went to balance the books, including, most recently, to cover the shortfalls from
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jul 8, 2015 10:29
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Attorney General: Tobacco corporation settles with the state of Mississippi for $15 million

Brown and Williamson dodged paying the state of Mississippi properly by using a company called Star Tobacco to manufacture their cigarettes. “Several years ago, we discovered that Brown and Williamson…failed to pay what they were required to pay us unde
WJTV News Channel 12 CBS (Jackson, MS)
added Jun 22, 2015 20:33
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[Pennsylvania] Court declines to overturn government's use of tobacco funds

Pennsylvania's highest court ruled Friday that a lawsuit over the use of tobacco settlement money to balance the state budget was brought by people who did not have standing.
WTAE-TV 4 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:22
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[Tennessee] Dyer County campaign against secondhand smoke

This one focused on smokers who “light up” with children in their car. The Dyer County Health Department campaign, funded through a Tobacco Settlement Grant, is scheduled to run through May 2016. The Health Department’s unique approach was definitely g
WREG-TV (Memphis, TN)
added May 20, 2015 23:42
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[Texas] Gregg County allots $20K from tobacco fund

Nine local health initiatives are collectively $20,000 wealthier today after Gregg County commissioners approved an annual distribution of tobacco fund dollars Monday. Discussion during the meeting also revealed the county might be able to increase how
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added May 13, 2015 10:01
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[Kentucky] Beshear Vetoes Part Of Tobacco Settlement Bill, Revenue Less Than Expected

The bill had set aside money to fill an estimated $26.6 million shortfall to fund agriculture, lung cancer research and early childhood programs. The governor deleted the line that would have appropriated $26.6 million, saying that the shortfall has grow
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Apr 8, 2015 10:45
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