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Montana gets $27M in tobacco settlement funds in agreement

Montana and a group of tobacco companies have reached an agreement that allows the state to collect its full share of $27 million in tobacco settlement payments from 2004. Montana Department of Justice spokesman Eric Sell said Tuesday the lawsuit that le
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55
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MELIUS: Minnesota's tobacco settlement paved way for change ($$)

Twenty years ago, Minnesota went after big tobacco and won.
St. Peter (MN) Herald
added May 15, 2018 05:45
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: 20 Years Since The $6B Tobacco Lawsuit That’s Still Paying Dividends

The funds from that case are still being used to fund programs all across Minnesota. The lawyers from the case reflect with Esme Murphy, 20 years later (5:10). WCCO
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 7, 2018 19:07
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Ho-Chunk entities sue Nebraska officials over tobacco laws

The state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate the Winnebago Tribe's production of tobacco products on its reservation are not only unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says, but are an attack on the tribe's sovereignty and an effort by large tobacco manufac
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2018 16:23
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Kentucky receives more than $102 million in tobacco settlement money

“For nearly 20 years the landmark Master Settlement Agreement has made a positive impact on the Commonwealth, supporting early childhood education, health programs, cancer research, and helping to aid our farmers and create sustainable farm-based busines
Kentucky New Era
added Apr 21, 2018 16:45
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Colorado to get $107 million in latest tobacco settlement

Colorado will receive $107 million next month from Big Tobacco, the latest payment related to the 1998 settlement between cigarette companies and multiple states. The money will go into Colorado’s general fund, and the legislature will decide where to s
Denver (CO) Post
added Mar 30, 2018 00:36
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Health groups say a proposed amendment could undermine Florida’s anti-smoking campaign

A coalition of health organizations are warning that a proposed state constitutional amendment would undermine Florida’s smoking prevention efforts resulting in higher smoking rates and, eventually, higher health care costs as the result of an increase i
The Capitolist
added Mar 16, 2018 20:53
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[Oklahoma] Edmondson ready to fight for tobacco money -- again

Oklahoma Democratic gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson is ready to fight to keep money from the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust from going up in smoke. That’s what Edmondson is convinced will happen if some state legislators succeed in an
McAlester (OK) News Capital & Democrat
added Feb 8, 2018 19:07
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EDITORIAL: Indiana House GOP snuffs out smoking bill

Republicans killed a bill that would have increased the legal age for buying tobacco... In an ideal world, Indiana lawmakers wouldn’t have raided money from the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement...this is Indiana, where a sincere effort to attack the problem
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Feb 1, 2018 18:45
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Gazette editorial: Good on WVU for refusing tobacco money

WVU’s decision not to accept anti-smoking money from a tobacco company might seem like a no-brainer...“The idea of taking money that’s from the tobacco industry is just antithetical to everything we do,” Karen Emmons, dean for academic affairs at Harvard
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jan 30, 2018 15:55
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