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LETTER: Court ruling frees millions for anti-smoking program in Pennsylvania

We at the American Lung Association are thankful for the court ruling that will allow Pennsylvania to recoup nearly $120 million in contested tobacco-lawsuit settlement funds. Spent wisely, this recovered subsidy could be the aid our state so desperately
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Apr 16, 2014 09:27

[Michigan] Tobacco money not going where intended

the proposal — sure to face an uncertain prospect in the Legislature — would help Snyder solve a dicey Detroit bankruptcy issue. Snyder has said he wants lawmakers to make a 20-year commitment of tobacco settlement revenue to match money raised by nine pr
Detroit (MI) News
added Mar 27, 2014 13:31

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Will Hoosiers ever get it when it comes to smoking?

like the American Lung Association’s report, we urge both elected officials and regular citizens in Indiana to renew a commitment to “eliminate tobacco-caused death and disease.” Seems more than logical to us.
Goshen (IN) News
added Feb 23, 2014 15:38

SIEGEL: Trampling on the Constitution: Democratic Lawmakers Urge Attorneys General to Enforce Master Settlement Agreement on Electronic Cigarette Companies

what these members of Congress are asking the Attorneys General to do is to trample on the Constitution. They are asking the Attorneys General to violate the established laws of their state by not only ignoring the clear language of the MSA, but by illega
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 20, 2014 15:49

[New Hampshire] Editorial: Missed Opportunity; Battle Against Tobacco Waits to Be Won

It comes as little surprise that New Hampshire is no model in this regard. Legislators have spent far more time figuring out how to maximize sales by calibrating the state tobacco tax to gain advantage over neighboring states than how to adequately fund
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Dec 14, 2013 17:38

Fifteen Years after Tobacco Settlement, Report Finds Most States Continue to Shortchange Prevention

States are being “penny-wise and pound-foolish” in shortchanging tobacco prevention and cessation program despite conclusive evidence that these programs reduce smoking, save lives and save money, the report concludes. Tobacco use is the number one cause
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 9, 2013 14:36

Delaware panel discusses tobacco settlement money

The Delaware Health Fund Advisory Committee is charged with making recommendations to the governor and General Assembly for appropriating tobacco settlement funds. Friday's meeting will include a litigation update and budget update, and recommendations
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2013 00:44

[Nevada] ROLLY: Utah lawmakers' affair with big tobacco

Utah legislators, mostly Republicans, have received hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years from the big tobacco giants, which might explain their reluctance to do much to curb smoking and make it more expensive.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 17, 2013 13:33

[Vermont] RJ Reynolds Hit With $8.3M Judgment Over Eclipse Ads ($$)

Superior Judge Dennis R. Pearson entered a final judgment Monday that ordered Reynolds to cough up the civil penalty partly as a sanction for contempt of a 1998 consent decree from the same court and violation of the master settlement agreement reference
added Jun 6, 2013 10:28

[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco group should be funded

Nebraska's state legislators once again submitted shamelessly to the tobacco lobby last week and ended the funding of Tobacco Free Nebraska. Certainly in a tight fiscal environment, every program was up for discussion, but for the senators to eliminate t
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jun 2, 2013 02:52
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