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[North Carolina] Grape industry importance increases in county, state

In 1999, the Golden Leaf Foundation was established to transition North Carolina away from a tobacco-based economy. By 2003, the Yadkin Valley was designated as the first viticulture area...since the decline of “King Tobacco” in North Carolina, grapes an
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:56
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] TOBACCO-CONTROL POLICIES IN TOBACCO-GROWING STATES: WHERE TOBACCO WAS KING

tobacco companies prioritized blocking tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states and partnered with tobacco farmers to oppose tobacco-control policies. The 1998 Master Settlement Agreement..., the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ inc
Milbank Quarterly
added Sep 13, 2015 13:35
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22nd Century Group Obtains Cigarette Distribution Licenses in New York State

a leader in tobacco harm reduction, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Goodrich Tobacco Company, LLC, has been granted both a New York State Cigarette Stamping Agent license and a New York State Wholesale Cigarette Dealer license. With the
Business Wire
added Jun 16, 2015 06:52
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[Virginia] NanoTouch Materials Benefits From $2 Million Grant to Accelerate Development of NanoSeptic Self-Cleaning Surfaces

The Tobacco Commission voted unanimously to award the Center for Advanced Engineering & Research a $2 million research and development grant, 100% of which will directly support NanoTouch Materials' continued development of their NanoSeptic surfaces. This
PR Newswire
added Jun 9, 2015 09:31
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[Louisiana] Treasurer opposes Jindal tobacco settlement sale proposal, criticizes as 'another gimmick'

Kennedy balked Wednesday at Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposal to sell the last piece of Louisiana's tobacco settlement for upfront cash to pay for Louisiana's free college tuition program called TOPS.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 12, 2015 10:01
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[Mississippi] Bill fails that would limit attorney general's power to sue

Mississippi House members are rejecting new restrictions against Attorney General Jim Hood's ability to file lawsuits or hire outside lawyers. The House voted 66-49 Wednesday to reject a House Bill 1201, which would require the governor, lieutenant gov
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 6, 2015 11:50
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[Mississippi] Bill fails that would limit A.G.'s power to sue

Barbour — who was a tobacco lobbyist in Washington during Mississippi's lawsuit against the industry — used the tobacco money to help prop up the state budget .... The payments ... are still being spent under the current Republican governor, Phil Bryant.
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Feb 5, 2015 05:36
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION: Promises that have gone up in smoke

states have shortchanged the tobacco prevention and cessation programs that have proven effective....You would think that the personal and financial costs associated with smoking would make defeating such a public health enemy a priority. IIn Indiana, you
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jan 7, 2015 16:01
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PACKHAM: Nevada raids smoking funds for other uses

In 2015, Nevada lawmakers have an opportunity to right these wrongs and, in doing so, save lives and save money by reducing the human suffering and financial toll of tobacco in our state.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 3, 2015 12:14
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[Tennessee] Tobacco pact funds earmarked for local prevention programs

Knox County will get to spend $327,041 per year on tobacco use prevention. But that's a fraction of the money it could save, said Michael Thomas, program manager with Knox County Health Department. "Based on 2011 data, if we reduced the number of pregna
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Dec 3, 2014 19:10
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