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[Mississippi] Former AG Mike Moore named to anti-tobacco foundation board

Mike Moore, former Mississippi attorney general and now head of Mike Moore Law Firm in Flowood, has been named to the board of directors of Legacy, an anti-tobacco foundation in Washington, D.C. Legacy was created as a result of the November 1998 Master
Mississippi Business Journal
added Jul 17, 2013 15:04

[Kentucky] Tracing the Flow of Tax Dollars

Kentucky's Finance and Administration Cabinet now offers the Citizen Tax Calculator on the state's transparency portal, ... They could also find out that they contributed $35.51 toward the first phase of Kentucky's tobacco settlement.
Government Technology
added Jun 15, 2013 10:57

[Minnesota] HUMPHREY: A Clearer View: Tobacco settlement made state healthier

the 15th anniversary of Minnesota’s tobacco settlement. Those of us involved in the trial will never forget it. In 1994, as Minnesota attorney general, I joined forces ... when I see an ad directing smokers to QUITPLAN or to dine in a smoke-free restaura
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2013 03:05

[New Hampshire] NH revenues $48M above projections in April due to business tax receipts, tobacco settlement

April revenue collections were $48 million above projections with $18 million from business taxes and $21 million from a settlement of litigation with tobacco manufacturers. The state also counted $6 million from a lawsuit over gasoline additive, MTBE.
AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2013 23:00

[Indiana] Letter: Anti-smoking strategies wise, healthy investment

A comprehensive program includes prevention and cessation. Indiana’s Quitline demonstrates its effectiveness with a 24.7 percent quit rate after seven months. Funding is needed to provide round-the-clock access. Some find success with face-to-face/peer su
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Apr 26, 2013 11:33

[Kentucky] KY Receives Annual Tobacco Settlement Payment

Attorney General Jack Conway says Kentucky has received its annual tobacco settlement payment. Conway said in a statement that the state received $101 million in funds this week as required under the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement between tobacco compa
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 19, 2013 13:39

[North Carolina] N.C. to get $108M after panel unfreezes tobacco settlement money

A federal arbitration panel has approved an agreement between the three largest American tobacco makers and 17 states, a move is expected to unfreeze $108 million in payments to North Carolina.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Mar 14, 2013 15:24

Maryland Cigarette Restitution Fund faces drop in dollars ($$)

A state fund that pays for tobacco programs and cancer research is slowly losing money, and in the coming years state leaders will have to decide whether they will come up with a way to save the fund or let it fade away.
Baltimore (MD) Business Journal
added Mar 12, 2013 15:11

[Virginia] Panel created to help Va's tobacco region meeting

A commission created to spark development in southwest and Southside Virginia is set to discuss its efforts to help communities hurt by manufacturing and agricultural job losses. The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commissio
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2013 13:27

[Nebraska] Tobacco Money Not Funding Anti-Smoking Programs

The Big Tobacco settlement money that's being used in Nebraska may not be going toward what people expected. In fact, a report estimates only 6% of the $38 million is used for anti-smoking programs.
KMTV Action 3 News CBS (Omaha, NE)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:23
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