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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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[Florida] Health groups say proposed constitutional amendment would increase smoking rates

A proposed constitutional amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research, but health groups oppose it, because the money would come out of the state’s tobacco prevention program. F
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:08
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Motley Rice co-founding member Joe Rice awarded SCAJ top honor

Serving as lead private counsel for 26 jurisdictions, including several State Attorneys General, Joe and Ron went on in 1998 to reach the largest civil settlement in U.S. history with the tobacco industry, the $246 billion Tobacco Master Settlement Agreem
Moultrie (SC) News
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
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[South Dakota] Jackley: State Gets $27M Tobacco Settlement, Sues Drugmakers

Jackley's office said the agreement settles a long dispute over enforcement of a 1998 settlement that requires tobacco companies to compensate 46 states, including South Dakota, for public health costs from smoking-related illnesses. The companies had ar
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 14, 2018 23:06
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[Pennsylvania] $24 Million Flue-Cured Tobacco Settlement: Time Running Out

The Court has finally approved the $24 million Settlement with U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. ("U.S. Tobacco"), formerly known as Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation, to resolve legal claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco me
Pennsylvania Ag Connection
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
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Tobacco settlement releases $34 million to North Dakota

has forced North Dakota to devote considerable resources and money to prove it diligently enforced its laws, according to Stenehjem, who said North Dakota won its first arbitration dispute, concerning funds withheld in 2003. If it had not prevailed, the s
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 14, 2018 23:11
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Utah in line to get more tobacco settlement money

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday approving an update to the 20-year-old agreement with cigarette makers. It now goes to the House. In April, the state will receive its regular $28 million annual payment plus another $28 million, acco
Deseret News
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46
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[Minnesota] Lawmakers want say in 3M settlement dollars

Republican lawmakers on Monday questioned the structure of a multimillion-dollar settlement between the state of Minnesota and 3M Co.... "One of the things I wanted to avoid was a tobacco-like problem. The money was settled in the tobacco case, but the
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2018 18:29
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Minnesota Legislators Introduce Bill to Support Statewide Quit-Smoking Services

introduced a bill to support statewide quit-smoking services. The proposal dedicates a fraction of ongoing tobacco settlement payments – which totaled $168 million in 2017 – to tobacco cessation services. An estimated 580,000 Minnesota adults still smoke
PR Newswire
added Mar 6, 2018 15:01
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[North Carolina] $24 Million Flue-Cured Tobacco Settlement: Time is Running Out for Tobacco

The Court has finally approved the $24 million Settlement with U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. ("U.S. Tobacco"), formerly known as Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation, to resolve legal claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco m
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2018 20:06
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