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GARBER: Edmondson will fix what is wrong with Oklahoma

As attorney general, Edmondson filed a lawsuit against tobacco companies that resulted in a $1.2 billion settlement now held in the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust - money that funds grant programs to improve the health of Oklahomans. He has emerged f
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Oct 27, 2018 16:56
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Read the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium Bulletin - October 2018

"Commercial Speech" Flowchart for Public Health Regulation / Public health laws that regulate marketing activities are often challenged in court by industries whose products are being regulated. Think of health warnings on cigarette packages or restricti
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Oct 18, 2018 16:34
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On This Day: Chiang Kai-shek becomes chairman of China

In 1997, major tobacco companies agreed to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit by 60,000 flight attendants who said second-hand smoke made them ill. About a week earlier, tobacco executives admitted that tobacco causes lung cancer and other diseases.
UPI
added Oct 12, 2018 00:35
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[Washington] Dori: Politicians would rather buy votes than prevent cancer

American Cancer Society has just graded every state on preventing tobacco-related cancer deaths. They gave our state an F — F as in failure. Washington state gets $600 million every year from the lawsuit settlement and tobacco taxes. Do you know how much
MyNorthwest.com (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Aug 20, 2018 01:40
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: NJ makes low-cost effort to reverse smoking-cessation neglect

Past governors have been sharply criticized for spending little or nothing to combat smoking while the state rakes in hundreds of millions from the tobacco settlement and taxes. Sometime next year figures from the CDC and American Lung Association should
The Press of Atlantic City
added Aug 10, 2018 18:03
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[Illinois] Kwame Raoul says he can't be bought by controversial tobacco executive donation

Raoul's Democratic opponents in the primary criticized him for taking $100,000 in donations from tobacco executive Don Levin. Levin, who also owns the Chicago Wolves, is fighting the state over money from the tobacco settlements. Raoul explained wh
OurQuadCities.com WHBF-TV/KGCW-TV/KJLB-TV (Rock Island,IL)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:19
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Big Sandy Ranchera Enterprises challenging California tobacco laws

A corporation owned by a Native American tribe is challenging California regulations regarding tobacco....by the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of the Western Mono Indians. It is challenging the attempted application by Becerra of California laws pertaining to
Legal NewsLine
added Jul 31, 2018 04:55
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EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco effort a long slog in Oklahoma

Yet recent public approval of smoking marijuana runs counter to the trend of reducing tobacco smoking. And some who tout cannabis as a medical treatment also tout “natural” tobacco. ...Oklahoma's pattern may continue of never taking two anti-tobacco step
NewsOK
added Jul 27, 2018 23:27
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[California, Florida] Western Mono Tribe Challenges Tobacco Taxes, Regulations In Complaint ($$)

Efforts by California Attorney General...Becerra to enforce various state laws implementing a tobacco [MSA] on a federally chartered corporation owned by the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians were challenged by the tribe in a July 13 compla
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2018 18:02
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[North Carolina] Montana reaches $30M deal with tobacco manufacturers

In November, an agreement was reached in the escrow dispute between North Carolina and 25 other states and the nation’s largest tobacco manufacturers. Montana, meanwhile, opted to pursue a state court path with the manufacturers, and to ply a strategy o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2018 01:09
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