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[North Dakota] Few winners, many losers at the Legislature

Center for Tobacco Control and Prevention...Lawmakers ended the center and redirected money from the state’s share of the tobacco lawsuit settlement to the state Health Department. It’s the first time in the state’s history that an initiated measure has
Minot (ND) Daily News
added May 3, 2017 12:09

[Tennessee] 23% of Bradley residents are tobacco users

The Bradley County Health Council focused on the effects of tobacco in the county as part of a Tennessee Tobacco Settlement community engagement meeting. Across the state, tobacco claims at least 30 lives per day and results in $2.67 billion in annual he
Cleveland (TN) Banner
added Apr 30, 2017 15:07

Oklahoma Receives $78 Million Payment From Tobacco Companies

State Treasurer Ken Miller said Friday that 75 percent of the payment, or $58.5 million, went to the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund for investment. The rest is split between the Legislature for health care-related appropriations and the attorney
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2017 14:38

[Arkansas] AR to Receive Over $50M in Tobacco Settlement Funds

Arkansas will receive over $50 million in tobacco settlement funds, according to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. "It is critical for me to continue enforcing the terms of the MSA agreement with the various tobacco companies," said Attorney Ge
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Apr 26, 2017 17:03

[Missouri] Kansas Receives $62 Million from Tobacco Settlement

The $62,057,021.91 total received is consistent with the estimate that the Attorney General provided last fall to the consensus revenue estimators. ..Attorney General Derek Schmidt cautioned that predicting the anticipated amount of receipts over the next
Kansas City infoZine
added Apr 23, 2017 13:18

[New Jersey] Wisniewski’s campaign in disarray as campaign manager quits

“In 2015, Wisniewski voted to let tobacco companies cut their court-ordered payments to New Jersey,” said McCormick. “New Jersey lawmakers bailed out some tobacco bonds, trading $400 million in future revenues for a fast $92 million. Then they agreed to
NJToday (CMD Media)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:41

Kentucky receives $93 million in tobacco settlement money, funds boost agriculture, health outcomes

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that Kentucky received $93,415,537 million in tobacco settlement money this week. “For nearly 20 years the landmark Master Settlement Agreement has made a positive impact on the Commonwealth, supporting early chil
added Apr 21, 2017 17:20

[UK] Analysis of British American Tobacco's questionable use of privilege and protected document claims at the Guildford Depository [FREE FULL TEXT]

alongside document destruction and conditions of access to the Guildford Depository, BAT asserted privilege and protection claims inappropriately in order to further hinder public access. Fulfilment of the stipulations under the Minnesota Consent Judgeme
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:43

LEE: State senator: North Dakota remains committed to anti-smoking efforts

BreatheND has been the source of a great deal of misinformation. A 2008 initiated measure resulted in establishment of BreatheND to use the additional money given to states who had participated in the lawsuit against tobacco companies. Those extra funds
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Apr 15, 2017 19:19

[Louisiana] Declining tobacco sales concern for the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation

The declining sales of cigarettes were named as the reason for recent decrease in assets held by the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation (TSFC). A recent financial statement presented to its board noted that total assets had decreased from $145 mil
The Louisiana Record
added Apr 12, 2017 19:32
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