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[Mississippi] Retired Miss. Court of Appeals Judge Myers dies at 71; as chancellor, oversaw tobacco suit

- Retired Judge William Myers, who served on the Mississippi Court of Appeals and was the Gulf Coast chancery judge who oversaw Mississippi's landmark lawsuit against the tobacco industry, has died.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 8, 2013 21:45
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[New York] Breakable bonds leave city a winner in smoking slowdown

But Newman, the former deputy comptroller, doesn’t see it that way. While emphasizing that a potential default was still a long way off, he said that the city needs to keep in mind what investors will think the next time it goes to the market with a bon
New York World (Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism)
added Feb 6, 2013 20:57
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22nd Century Group Subsidiary, Goodrich Tobacco, Applies for Federal License to Manufacture Tobacco Products

Until now, Goodrich Tobacco has contracted with independent federally licensed tobacco manufacturers to produce its proprietary commercial products, RED SUN®, MAGIC® and SPECTRUM®. Goodrich Tobacco has always supplied its contract manufacturers with its o
Business Wire
added Jan 31, 2013 18:24
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[Massachusetts] Budget Shortfalls Burning Anti-Smoking Funds

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
WGBH (Boston, MA)
added Jan 30, 2013 20:27
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OLSON: Estimate: Massachusetts Diverts 99% of Tobacco Money to Other Causes

we can now see that it was the purest pretense for attorneys general in states like Massachusetts to have portrayed the Great Tobacco Robbery settlement of some years back as motivated by a supposed need for new “public health” outlays, as opposed to shee
Cato Institute
added Jan 29, 2013 13:32
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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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