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West Virginia’s long road to fiscal soundness

began a 40-year plan of annual payments to reduce the unfunded liability in TRS. Today it’s a healthy 66 percent funded and improving every year, thanks to ... and the deposit of $808 million the state received when it settled a lawsuit with major tobacc
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Jan 26, 2015 11:22
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Analyzing the Global Tobacco Industry

Aruvians Rsearch analyzes the global tobacco industry in its research offering Analyzing the Global Tobacco Industry. The report is an in-depth profile of the tobacco industry in many countries, along with a complete analysis of the major players in the
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2015 12:08
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[Oklahoma] TOC: January 2015 Volume 48, Issue 1 , Supplement 1, S1-S120

Best Practices, Research, and Relationships: Oklahoma’s Investment in Tobacco Control
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 21, 2015 15:25
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Oppenheimer Weighs Appeal of Rhode Island Tobacco Ruling ($$)

Oppenheimer Funds is looking over a judge's dismissal of its challenge to Rhode Island's plan to sell nearly $600 million in tobacco-settlement bonds.
Bond Buyer Online
added Jan 20, 2015 22:32
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[Rhode Island] RI's $594M Tobacco Revenue Bonds Survive Oppenheimer Suit

A Rhode Island state judge has shot down a challenge to a $594 million bond issue, saying the state's plan to sell the tobacco revenue bonds isn't unfair to OppenheimerFunds Inc. because the payouts on 2007 bonds don't constitute impermissible “amendments
Law360
added Jan 20, 2015 22:30
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Rhode Island Plans to Sell Tobacco-Backed Bonds Within Six Weeks

Rhode Island plans to put its tobacco-backed bond deal back on the calendar within six weeks after a lawsuit delayed it for five months, according to Citigroup Inc., the lead manager on the sale.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 20, 2015 22:30
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22nd Century Group Announces First Shipments of RED SUN Cigarettes as a Participating Member of the MSA and Introduces Enhanced www.redsuncigarettes.com Consumer Website

RED SUN is initially being offered to independent distributors and specialty retailers located in select markets such as New York City, Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, Boulder and Portland.
Business Wire
added Jan 20, 2015 12:58
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[Rhode Island] R.I. wins tobacco-bond lawsuit

Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by payments from tobacco companies that agreed in 1998 to reimburse states for expenses associated with smoking-related illnesses.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Jan 19, 2015 09:54
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SALNER: More funding means fewer tobacco deaths and a healthier Connecticut

It’s time for Connecticut to get serious about reducing tobacco use and, thus, tobacco-related death and disease, by adequately funding programs to do just that.
Connecticut Mirror
added Jan 17, 2015 21:11
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[Minnesota] High-profile attorney Mike Ciresi starts new with a smaller firm

the most critical thing was bringing out the truth of what the cigarette industry was doing and being able to get those documents out. They are a lasting and historic legacy of that case. And they wouldn't have come out had it not been for the state of Mi
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Jan 17, 2015 19:23
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