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[Kentucky] Smoke-free laws still a debate in Ky.

Criswell's 13-year-old program is funded in part with Kentucky's share of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement, a multi-billion-dollar settlement reached between 46 states, including Kentucky, and the nation's cigarette companies. The program received $2
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Jun 17, 2013 13:11
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[Kentucky] Tracing the Flow of Tax Dollars

Kentucky's Finance and Administration Cabinet now offers the Citizen Tax Calculator on the state's transparency portal, OpenDoor.ky.gov ... They could also find out that they contributed $35.51 toward the first phase of Kentucky's tobacco settlement.
Government Technology
added Jun 15, 2013 10:57
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Judge Tosses Whistleblower Suit on Cigarettes Sold to Military ($$)

Philip Morris and Winston & Strawn have defeated a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that the company overcharged the military for cigarettes. A judge ruled on Thursday that the whistleblower wasn't the first person to point out the pricing discrepancy, whi
AmericanLawyer.com
added Jun 15, 2013 10:52
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[Oregon] Letter: Use tobacco settlement money to counter 'cool' image of smoking

Susan Nielsen's recent column on the nostalgic qualities of smoking ("Smoking may stink, but it packs a nostalgic punch," June 9) is a good reminder that we must work together to reduce the grip that the tobacco industry has on our communities.
The Oregonian blogs
added Jun 14, 2013 09:26
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Altria's CEO Hosts 2013 Investor Day Conference (Transcript)

We have continued to achieve substantial success in managing the tobacco and health litigation, notwithstanding significant challenges. ... I will touch on two categories of tobacco litigation, lights class actions and individual cases, including Engle p
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 13, 2013 11:07
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[Oregon] Tobacco-use critics make one more pitch

Critics of tobacco use are making one more pitch for lawmakers to earmark a greater part of Oregon's share of the national tobacco settlement for programs aimed at prevention and cessation.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jun 12, 2013 13:37
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TOMEI/PEDERSON: Oregon should invest tobacco settlement money in prevention: Guest opinion

The two of us, as colleagues in Oregon's House of Representatives, are brought together on this issue by a shared belief in prioritizing the health, safety and potential of our children. It's time that we, as a legislature, step up and recognize that the
The Oregonian
added Jun 12, 2013 13:22
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Vermont Judge Orders R.J. Reynolds to Pay $8.3 Million in Penalties and Stop Deceptive Advertising

A Vermont Superior Court judge this week ordered the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay $8.3 million for deceptive marketing of its Eclipse cigarettes that violated both Vermont’s consumer protection laws and the 1998 state tobacco settlement, which pr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 11, 2013 23:26
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[Vermont] RJ Reynolds Hit With $8.3M Judgment Over Eclipse Ads ($$)

Superior Judge Dennis R. Pearson entered a final judgment Monday that ordered Reynolds to cough up the civil penalty partly as a sanction for contempt of a 1998 consent decree from the same court and violation of the master settlement agreement reference
Law360
added Jun 6, 2013 10:28
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R.J. Reynolds Told to Pay Vermont $8.3 Million Over Brand

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was ordered to pay Vermont $8.3 million by a state-court judge who ruled that the company violated consumer-protection laws by stating that its Eclipse cigarette brand reduced health risks.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 5, 2013 11:15
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