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Tobacco Debt Beating Market Seen Losing on Tax Rise: Muni Credit

About $101 billion of municipal debt is backed by payments tobacco companies ... Less smoking means less money to repay debt, raising the risk of owning the securities, said Richard Larkin, director of credit analysis at Iselin, New Jersey-based Herbert
Bloomberg News
added Apr 12, 2013 00:38
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[New Mexico] Gov. criticized for veto of tobacco-fund infusion

Gov. Susana Martinez’s decision to strike down a proposed cash infusion into New Mexico’s tobacco settlement fund has left some anti-cancer advocates steamed. During this year’s legislative session, lawmakers voted to use the tobacco fund as a money sour
Albuquerque Journal
added Apr 10, 2013 14:38
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[Washington] Court shoots down Yakama tobacco company lawsuit

A tobacco company owned by a Yakama Nation tribal member must pay into an escrow account established under a 1998 settlement with big tobacco companies, a federal judge has ruled.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2013 02:15
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California Tobacco Bond Sale a Hit With Investors

California on Tuesday had little trouble selling $380 million in municipal bonds backed by revenue from tobacco companies, even as litigation deepens over a payment dispute related to the companies' lost market share.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 2, 2013 19:40
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[Oklahoma] State granted judgment in tobacco case

An Oklahoma County judge on Friday granted a motion for summary judgment of more than $47 million in a civil case against a company that was accused of participating in the illegal sale of cigarettes, Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Friday.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 30, 2013 18:24
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[Indonesia] Court: Tennessee can't sue foreign tobacco company

The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled in a split opinion that the state could not sue an Indonesian cigarette manufacturer to collect payments as a part of a 1998 settlement with the nation's largest tobacco manufacturers. The state of Tennessee sued NV Suma
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2013 18:34
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[Nevada] WATKINS: The Ivy League Was Another Planet

Like nearly every one of the dozen or so kids who went on to college from my class at P.V.H.S., I paid for it with the $10,000 Nevada Millennium Scholarship, financed by Nevada's share of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.
New York Times
added Mar 29, 2013 11:39
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[Connecticut] Biomedical fund awards $3 million from tobacco suit

State officials in Hartford have announced more than $3 million in grants from Connecticut's Biomedical Research Fund. The awards will support nine research projects conducted by researchers from the UConn Health Center and Yale University. They were pre
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Mar 29, 2013 11:16
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[New York] Why is funding being cut to state's anti-smoking programs?

If New York gets hundreds of millions of dollars each year from the big settlement with the tobacco companies, why is funding being cut again to the state's anti-smoking programs?
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Mar 27, 2013 06:01
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[New Hampshire] In NH, millions in tobacco money is spent on just about everything else besides tobacco prevention

Whether Gov. Maggie Hassan’s proposed cigarette tax hike gets the support of state legislators won’t make a difference to the roughly 1,800 New Hampshire residents who die annually from tobacco dependence.
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Mar 25, 2013 05:36
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