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Trial Aces: Lieff Cabraser's Richard Heimann ($$)

Heimann supervised the firm's prosecution of the tobacco industry in the 1990s, meticulously crafting a three-pronged approach to tearing down a mighty tobacco industry accused of downplaying the links between smoking and disease. Helping establish the
Law360
added Aug 31, 2015 20:51
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[Oklahoma] OUR VIEW: Tobacco money has a purpose

State lawmakers can find the revenue to increase education funding without tapping into the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. They need to be more creative.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Aug 31, 2015 13:41
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Ohio must revive its commitment to reducing tobacco use: Amy Bush Stevens (Opinion) | cleveland.com

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio detailed these and other evidence-based strategies in a recent report. Examples include expanded media campaigns, better access to the Ohio Tobacco Quit Line, helping pregnant women and people with mental illness to qui
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Aug 30, 2015 21:48
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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Blocking other countries' anti-smoking efforts is wrong

McConnell and others in Congress are defending the continued use of trade agreements to block anti-smoking measures — and brandishing one of their all-time favorite political props: the American tobacco farmer. It's safe to assume, however, that their lar
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 30, 2015 11:36
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[Oklahoma] Tulsa World Editorial: State should reconsider tobacco trust fund priorities Reconsider how to spend earnings

The tobacco trust money isn’t the best way to support schools. That is the responsibility of the entire state, and it ought to be paid for with general taxation.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 28, 2015 20:10
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Barclays's Kym Arnone, Head Banker on Tobacco Deals, Leaves Firm

Kym Arnone, a Barclays Plc managing director who led the bank’s sales of bonds backed by money state and local governments receive from their legal settlement with cigarette makers, has left the company.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 28, 2015 19:26
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EDITORIAL: More thoughtful approach sought on Oklahoma teacher pay raises

He wants to redirect tobacco settlement money from health programs to teacher pay...Instead, Oklahoma ranks near the bottom of most major health rankings. So Marlatt’s proposal combines bad policy with poor fiscal management. It should be shelved.
The Oklahoman
added Aug 23, 2015 15:46
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[Virginia] Judgement: Macerata Wheels owes city $600,000 in tobacco grant funds

A default judgment was entered against Macerata Wheels and Mike Farless in the Virginia Tobacco Commission grant repayment lawsuit between Danville and the company and its executives Friday. Farless is the president of the defunct specialty wheel company
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Aug 21, 2015 12:11
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[Oklahoma] Hamilton: Golden egg not safe in lawmakers’ hands

With teacher shortages and exploding class sizes headlining back-to-school media coverage, it was only a matter of time before lawmakers took aim at the one sacrosanct pot of money left in Oklahoma: the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Aug 21, 2015 10:07
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[Connecticut] State Still Diverting Dollars Meant to Prevent Smoking to General Fund

As the state continues to divert money from a tobacco abuse prevention fund to the general budget, advocates working to curb cancer deaths blame lawmakers for failing to support efforts to quit the habit and for opening the door to a new generation of sm
CTNewsJunkie.com
added Aug 13, 2015 12:56
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