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[Washington] Christine Gregoire compares famous tobacco lawsuit to opioid cases

Gregoire says, “this misrepresentation that appears to be obvious in the opioid addiction problem was very clear in tobacco. The use of doctors in tobacco to promote the product and say it was safe was true in tobacco as it is in the opioid addiction prob
MyNorthwest.com (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Oct 5, 2017 20:58
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The Lawyer Who Beat Big Tobacco Takes On the Opioid Industry

Mike Moore made cigarette companies pay for the high cost of treating smokers. Here he comes again.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 5, 2017 12:50
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Dreyfus Bet on Tobacco Bonds Pays Off With Top Muni Fund Returns

Dreyfus Corp.’s $170 million high-yield municipal-bond fund is beating bigger and better-known competitors by riding a rebound in tobacco bonds while avoiding pitfalls such as Puerto Rico debt.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 4, 2017 01:19
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Pennsylvania could halt spending on Friday without budget

But tax-averse Republicans in the House balked and did not pass their own bill until Wednesday night. It proposes no new taxes but would raise about $1 billion by selling a portion of the funding stream from the 1998 tobacco settlement, in which tobacco
Reuters
added Sep 15, 2017 01:19
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[Illinois] Vrdolyak lawyers: Indictment ‘deceptive, irrelevant and sinister’

A grand jury hit Vrdolyak last November with a 19-page indictment that outlined his alleged role in a scheme to pocket millions from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak, known
Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 26, 2017 14:46
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[West Virginia] Letter: Tobacco Prevention Program zeroed out before settlement

In 1994, when I was hired by the West Virginia Tobacco Control Program... We would still be receiving that $70 million today, until 2023, if we had not sold out. Which brings me to another sad piece of news. West Virginia’s Tobacco Prevention Program, w
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Canada] Editorial: Tobacco lawsuit still drags on

In part, this was due to the work of whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand... In any event, if the province is right, while this trial meandered along, a whole new generation of smokers was recruited by shameless industry tactics. That is unconscionable.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:24
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[Tennessee] PARIS TN: Health Department lauded for anti-smoking drives

The Henry County Health Department recently received an award from Tennessee Commissioner of Health John Dreyzehner for making improvements towards its three-year goals for reducing smoking. Rachel Matlock, health educator with the Henry County Health D
Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 9, 2017 15:18
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How to Avoid Tobacco Bypass

Today, you also have to be relevant to your vendor. If your tobacco manufacturer needs your transaction data, give it to them. If the manufacturer needs access to customers for transaction-relevant communication, give them that channel through your app,
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:23
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AUDIO: Blair Horner: Good News And Bad News In New York’s Cancer Fighting Efforts

Instead of investing some of these tobacco revenues into programs to help reduce the health care carnage caused by smoking, the state’s program has suffered from devastating cuts during the Cuomo Administration, and has lost more than half of its funding
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:48
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