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[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

Nevada to receive $21 million share in big tobacco settlement

“Since 2003, Nevada has received approximately $40 million in payments per year which would be at risk if a settlement was not reached,” said Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto in a Dec. 19 statement. The agreement "will continue to provide f
Carson Now (Carson City, NV)
added Dec 23, 2012 21:53

Alabama could get more tobacco settlement money

Alabama stands to get more money from arbitration over disputed funds in the national tobacco settlement, and while the amount is a secret there are suggestions how to spend it.
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 23, 2012 14:03

Philip Morris USA Reaches Agreement with Nineteen States to Resolve MSA Payment Adjustment Disputes

Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA) and other cigarette manufacturers have reached an agreement with nineteen states to resolve long-standing disputes related to the Non-Participating Manufacturer (NPM) adjustment provisions of the Master Settlement Agreemen
Altria Group, Inc.
added Dec 20, 2012 00:50

[North Carolina] Groups: State should restore spending for tobacco-prevention programs

A coalition of public-health advocacy groups took North Carolina’s elected leaders to task Thursday for keeping the funding spigot cut off for tobacco-prevention programs. The coalition issues an annual national report on tobacco-prevention funding that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2012 15:35

New Report: States Spend Less Than Two Percent of Tobacco Revenues to Fight Tobacco Use

States Missing Opportunity to Save Lives and Reduce Health Care Costs
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 09:21

[New York] Coming Sunday — Journal News investigation: Where did all the tobacco money go?

Journal News reporters reviewed years worth of financial records to find out how Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties spent their multi-million dollar shares of the tobacco settlement.
New York Journal News
added Jun 16, 2012 06:56

[California] EDITORIAL: The wrong cigarette tax

Prop. 29 is not the answer, but a new levy that puts revenue to better use would benefit the state.
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 8, 2012 16:26

[Mississippi] SALTER: Hood loses hired counsel fight

The impact on John Q. Public from the passage of the so-called "sunshine law" regarding the implementation of restrictions and oversight of the hiring of outside counsel attorneys by the Mississippi Attorney General's office has been vastly overstated by
Picayune (MS) Item
added May 27, 2012 11:37
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