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[New York] Groups: NY tobacco prevention efforts lacking

The state has the highest cigarette taxes in the nation and has been a leader in protecting its residents from secondhand smoke, Seilback noted. But state funding for tobacco control has been cut in half since 2007, he said, from $85.5 million to $41.4 mi
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Dec 26, 2012 00:49

[North Carolina, Virginia] EDITORIAL: The disappearance of tobacco money

In tough times, some worthy programs have to be trimmed. But many young smokers and their loved ones - as well as taxpayers who've historically subsidized the health care of ailing smokers - will pay dearly for those cuts. Lawmakers in Virginia, North C
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Dec 26, 2012 00:23

Nevada to receive $21 million share in big tobacco settlement

“Since 2003, Nevada has received approximately $40 million in payments per year which would be at risk if a settlement was not reached,” said Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto in a Dec. 19 statement. The agreement "will continue to provide f
Carson Now (Carson City, NV)
added Dec 23, 2012 21:53

Alabama could get more tobacco settlement money

Alabama stands to get more money from arbitration over disputed funds in the national tobacco settlement, and while the amount is a secret there are suggestions how to spend it.
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 23, 2012 14:03

States Win and Lose in Tobacco Settlement, Analysis Shows ($$)

Herbert J. Sims analyst Dick Larkin believes tobacco companies may be the big winners.
Bond Buyer Online
added Dec 24, 2012 10:52

Brownback, Schmidt say Kansas will join other states in tobacco agreement

Gov. Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Friday said funding to children's programs will be protected under a multistate legal agreement to settle disputed payments from several major tobacco companies.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 23, 2012 21:48

CORRECTED-US states welcome tobacco settlement, bond woes remain

A recent deal with tobacco companies will distribute money to 17 states that has been tied up for years, but the funds may only provide short-term relief to underfunded tobacco bonds.
added Dec 21, 2012 08:24

Georgia getting $56M from tobacco settlement

The state of Georgia will receive about $56 million next year and more payments in the future from a major settlement states reached with tobacco companies more than a decade ago.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 20, 2012 06:24

[North Carolina] State to receive $108M in disputed tobacco company payments

North Carolina’s General Fund will see a $100 million bounce in the wake of a settlement between 19 states and major cigarette makers over disputed MSA payments.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Dec 20, 2012 14:53

Tobacco Bonds Rally After Cigarette Makers Release $4 Billion

Tobacco bonds issued by U.S. states are gaining after Philip Morris USA (PM) and other cigarette makers said they would distribute to 17 states $4 billion in payments previously withheld from a 1998 settlement.
Bloomberg News
added Dec 20, 2012 01:59
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