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[North Dakota] ND House rejects tobacco prevention budget

A narrow House majority on Thursday voted down the budget for the voter-required North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy. The move confused backers of the $15.8 million budget, who said it seemed a slap in the face to voters. The c
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2013 23:06

[New Hampshire] Extra tobacco settlement money could help NH balance this year's budget

A long-running legal dispute over settlement payments by tobacco companies has been resolved, state officials announced yesterday, freeing up money that could help New Hampshire balance its budget this year. Through the end of March, the state’s revenue
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Apr 25, 2013 14:01
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[New Hampshire] NH receives tobacco settlement funds earlier than expected

Gov. Maggie Hassan and the Legislature got welcome budget news Wednesday, as the state received $15 million as part of a lawsuit over the federal tobacco settlement.
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Apr 25, 2013 10:42

Cigarette maker Lorillard's 1Q profit up 47 pct on higher pricing, e-cig sales, lower costs

Lorillard's first-quarter profit jumped 47 percent as higher prices, electronic cigarette sales and lower legal expenses from a longstanding legal settlement offset a decline in traditional cigarette sales. The nation's third-biggest tobacco company on W
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 24, 2013 23:50

[New York] Reynolds American Management Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Reynolds and various other tobacco manufacturers reached a settlement with 20 jurisdictions to resolve a massive settlement agreement, NPM disputes for 2003 through 2012. This agreement will provide a significant benefit to our largest operating company,
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Apr 24, 2013 10:27

Reynolds American reports big increase in quarterly income

The company benefited not only from increased market share for its Pall Mall, Camel, Grizzly and Natural American Spirit brands, but also higher prices passed along to vendors and wholesalers. Net sales were down 2.6 percent to $1.88 billion.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2013 10:01

[Indonesia] Tennessee Supreme Court Finds No Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturer

In March 2013, the Supreme Court of Tennessee held, in a 3-2 decision, that the State of Tennessee lacks personal jurisdiction over NV Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company, an Indonesian cigarette manufacturer.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 25, 2013 16:45

California mulls $2 tax for cigarettes, risk for tobacco bonds

California's anti-smoking advocates are asking their legislature to back a $2 state tax hike on cigarettes - double the increase voters rejected last year - on the heels of President Barack Obama's urging a federal cigarette tax increase earlier this mont
added Apr 22, 2013 20:14

[Kentucky] KY Receives Annual Tobacco Settlement Payment

Attorney General Jack Conway says Kentucky has received its annual tobacco settlement payment. Conway said in a statement that the state received $101 million in funds this week as required under the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement between tobacco compa
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 19, 2013 13:39

Iowa receives annual tobacco settlement payment

Iowa's state treasury has received an annual payment from tobacco companies totaling more than $65 million.
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Apr 19, 2013 13:37
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