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[Massachusetts] For tobacco control officials, an uphill battle to keep teens from lighting up

The state is spending a lot less to curb teens' urge to light up or helping grown-ups to quit. But for Marilyn Edge, the battle against smoking goes on each day in convenience stores, markets and liquor outlets in 13 area communities. This year, her bud
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jan 28, 2013 23:01
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Up in Smoke: Anti-Smoking Dollars Diverted in Massachusetts

Millions of dollars originally intended for smoking cessation programs in Massachusetts have been diverted to offset budget deficits, leaving the state struggling to fund quit-smoking hotlines, treatment programs and anti-tobacco advertising, the New Engl
New England Center for Investigative Reporting
added Jan 27, 2013 22:51
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[Massachusetts] Anti-smoking money up in smoke

Millions of dollars originally intended for smoking cessation programs in Massachusetts have been diverted to offset budget deficits, leaving the state struggling to fund quit-smoking hotlines, treatment programs and anti-tobacco advertising, the New Eng
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jan 27, 2013 22:05
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Rolly: Big Tobacco still has a grip on Utah

The Utah Lung Association noted in a recent press release that Utah has failed to protect children from Big Tobacco’s marketing tactics by neglecting to invest in programs proven to reduce tobacco use, according to the American Lung Association’s "State
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jan 26, 2013 06:07
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KELLY: Coca-Cola, Big Tobacco, and Why the Personal Responsibility of the Consumer Should Not Be Allowed to Excuse Corporate Malfeasance

Sent by Brown & Williamson employee Merrell Williams, the picture the documents painted of the tobacco industry was devastating . . . Assisted by lobbyists, paid for politicians, and talk radio, tobacco companies drew a new picture where greedy trial lawy
The League of Ordinary Gentlemen (blog)
added Jan 19, 2013 22:20
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Infographic: Rolling the Dice on Tobacco Use

Follow the money trail of funds misused by policymakers and strategically invested by Big Tobacco and learn how a financial web of neglect and deceit stacks the deck against our kids and gambles with their lives.
American Lung Association
added Jan 18, 2013 05:33
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Tobacco MSA (New York)

The Tobacco MSA with New York is the particular version of the Tobacco MSA that was signed in New York City was enabled by means of legislation of New York State, and has been interpreted since then in New York State courts.
Wikipedia
added Oct 20, 2015 12:28
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Report gives New Mexico failing grade for rate of spending on tobacco prevention

New Mexico spends only a fraction of the money it collects from tobacco-related taxes and court settlements on programs aimed at controlling and preventing tobacco use, the American Lung Association said in a report issued Wednesday.
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Jan 19, 2013 22:14
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Biggest Tobacco Lawsuits

some believe that as the health effects of smoking become clearer, it will be increasingly difficult for them to have, bright long-term futures. Others believe that since big tobacco has survived so many lawsuits, nobody should worry about their viabilit
Investopedia.com
added Jan 18, 2013 04:45
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Texas Lawyer Blog: Fee dispute between attorneys rises out of tobacco litigation ashes

Beaumont plaintiff’s lawyer Brent W. Coon and lawyers he hired to represent him in litigation against his former firm, Provost★Umphrey Law Firm, say they are trying to resolve a fee dispute.
Texas Lawyer
added Jan 17, 2013 14:31
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