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Washington spends little to help the state’s 900,000 smokers quit — despite collecting $622M in tobacco taxes

The sole source of funding for the state’s tobacco Quitline is a $320,000 federal grant from the CDC, said Nick Fradkin, the Department of Health’s tobacco cessation consultant. “That’s well under a dollar per person who smokes or uses tobacco in the st
Aberdeen (WA) Daily World
added Apr 25, 2018 20:07
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Nebraska's Tobacco Regulations Unconstitutional, Tribe Says ($$)

Two subsidiaries of Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, that manufacture and resell tobacco products filed the complaint last Friday, saying the state was trying to regulate tobacco on tribal lands because Big
Law360
added Apr 25, 2018 10:26
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8th Circ. Affirms Minnesota Taking Claims Precluded ($$)

affirmed the dismissal of a woman’s suit accusing Minnesota of violating the Fifth Amendment by not allowing smokers to pursue claims against Philip Morris for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks of light cigarettes, agreeing her claims
Law360
added Apr 24, 2018 20:16
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Ho-Chunk entities sue Nebraska officials over tobacco laws

The state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate the Winnebago Tribe's production of tobacco products on its reservation are not only unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says, but are an attack on the tribe's sovereignty and an effort by large tobacco manufac
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2018 16:23
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Florida Farm Bureau Tobacco Scholarship Application

Florida Farm Bureau Scholarship, Inc., has received funds from the August 1997 Florida Tobacco Settlement to provide scholarships to former Florida flue cured tobacco growers, current Florida flue cured tobacco growers and descendants of Florida flue cur
Monticello (FL) News, Jefferson Journal
added Apr 24, 2018 00:15
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Kentucky receives more than $102 million in tobacco settlement money

“For nearly 20 years the landmark Master Settlement Agreement has made a positive impact on the Commonwealth, supporting early childhood education, health programs, cancer research, and helping to aid our farmers and create sustainable farm-based busines
Kentucky New Era
added Apr 21, 2018 16:45
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Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly successful 50-year campaign to influence O
The Oklahoman
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Texas] Smith County to receive check from tobacco settlement

Texas’ share of the money is distributed through a committee called the State Tobacco Settlement Permanent Trust Account Administration Advisory Board. Darryl Primo, a Gregg County commissioner, represents 21 counties in East Texas on the committee and
Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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Firm Claims It’s Getting Burned By Georgia Tobacco Regs

an unconstitutional restraint of trade. S&M Brands, maker of the Tahoe, Bailey’s and Riverside brand of cigarettes, claimed in its lawsuit that Georgia’s revised Model Escrow Agreement unconstitutionally impairs the company’s contract with its bank, unf
Courthouse News
added Apr 18, 2018 13:38
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[Pennsylvania] Cancer Patients, Survivors Urge PA Lawmakers to Act

"The General Assembly has decided to borrow against Pennsylvania's Tobacco Settlement," she said, "and in fiscal year 2019-20, we're concerned about funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs." The current state budget includes $362 million
Public News Service (PNS)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:26
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