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Broken Promises to Our Children / The 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 14 Years Later

Our latest report, issued December 6, 2012, finds that states are spending only a miniscule portion of their tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use. The states have failed to reverse deep cuts to tobacco prevention and cessation programs that have undermi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 09:29
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[Kansas] Children's cabinet told to plan for 75 percent cut

Chairwoman calls drop in tobacco funds "worst case scenario"
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Sep 27, 2012 14:18
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[New York] Editorial: Counties wasted settlement funds

But the fast-money grab, and quick spending, has had long-term implications for local governments. "Essentially, instead of investing the money in reducing the long-term carnage caused by smoking, they took the easy way out," Horner told the Editorial B
New York Journal News
added Jun 28, 2012 11:56
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[California] Fitch: CA Tax Could Depress Payments to All Tobacco Bonds

Fitch Ratings believes California Proposition 29 (Tobacco Tax for Cancer Research Act) could reduce the payments that all states receive from tobacco companies under the Master Settlement Agreement
Business Wire
added Jun 7, 2012 13:27
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[California] UPDATE 1-Tobacco bond payments may fall if Calif. OKs tax measure-Fitch (Adds comment, background)

Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday it believes all tobacco Master Settlement Agreement recipients may see lower payments if California voters support a tax measure that would raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1 to $1.87.
Reuters
added Jun 5, 2012 23:39
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[North Carolina] Tobacco grant supports LCC

Kinston (NC) Free Press
added May 27, 2012 12:05
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BARNES: Saturday Diary / When great comedy was sponsored by big tobacco

Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 13, 2012 07:07
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[New Mexico] Gov. vetoes cigarette bill again

Farmington (NM) Daily Times
added Mar 17, 2012 00:00
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[Canada, USA] Top 5 major lawsuits against 'Big tobacco'

Canadian Press
added Mar 12, 2012 00:00
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[Oklahoma] Ex-Okla. tribe employee pleads guilty, charges dropped against another in cigarette-tax scheme

AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2012 00:00
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