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[California] Funding declines for tobacco education takes a toll

Hudak doesn't know where to turn. "For three years now, I've tried. I went over to American Lung Association, they said, 'Nope. Sorry. No funding.' I called Enloe. They said, 'No funding.' I called Butte County and they said "Sorry, we don't have the fund
Chico (CA) Enterprise-Record
added Jan 10, 2013 10:38

Former Attorney General to Join Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team

We are pleased to announce that former Utah Attorney General Mark L. Shurtleff will join the firm in January 2013. . . . He came into office shortly after the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement was signed and has significant experience with issues inv
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 9, 2013 15:13

[Virginia] Panel created to help Va's tobacco region meeting

A commission created to spark development in southwest and Southside Virginia is set to discuss its efforts to help communities hurt by manufacturing and agricultural job losses. The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commissio
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2013 13:27

[Maine, New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: N.H. must invest to curb smoking

New Hampshire chooses to spend millions on cure and not a single penny on prevention. ... Spending a little today to stop people from smoking will reduce the state's Medicaid and other medical costs, improve the overall health of the population and stop t
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 7, 2013 04:52

Free Florida tobacco help costs millions

be concerned with how much money smokers are costing the state. There is free help for people trying to kick the habit, all paid for by the forced hand of the tobacco industry. .. The program is operated through the Florida Department of Health and fund
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Jan 4, 2013 20:44

Tobacco board spent $116M in '12 to revitalize Virginia region hurt by industrial, ag losses

A commission created to spark development in southwest and Southside Virginia spent more than $116 million in the last fiscal year to change the landscape of the state's rural communities hurt by manufacturing and agricultural job losses, according to the
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 4, 2013 10:59

MALISOW: Report: Texas Ranks Near the Bottom in Tobacco Settlement Spending

We don't think this is what the CDC had in mind... Texas is only spending 2.4 percent of the tobacco settlement money it collects on tobacco prevention campaigns, placing the state near the bottom of the Centers for Disease Control's recommended state-
Houston (TX) Press
added Jan 8, 2013 21:47

[New Jersey] HORNER: NJ among the worst tobacco-fighting states: Opinion

New Jersey’s failure to use more of its tobacco money to fight smoking is especially troubling in light of national surveys indicating that smoking declines in states have slowed. The state’s progress against tobacco use — the No. 1 cause of preventable
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Dec 29, 2012 12:15

[Nebraska] Tobacco Money Not Funding Anti-Smoking Programs

The Big Tobacco settlement money that's being used in Nebraska may not be going toward what people expected. In fact, a report estimates only 6% of the $38 million is used for anti-smoking programs.
KMTV Action 3 News CBS (Omaha, NE)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:23

[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Tobacco money wish list

we'd like to see the bulk of this money be spent the same way as previous tobacco settlement money -- in ways that benefit people, something the payors' product doesn't do.
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 26, 2012 23:11
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