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ORDOÑEZ: Get Cancer Now, Before Congress Cuts Your Insurance

because of my pre-existing condition, I couldn’t let my insurance lapse. I found a job with benefits at a smoking cessation company, working nights and weekends. Funded mostly by the ’90s tobacco settlements, the stop-smoking hotlines helped everyone, no
New York Times
added Jun 23, 2017 08:31
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Indiana attorney general warns about tobacco settlement scam

Attorney General Curtis Hill says the deceptive promotion invites Hoosiers to sign up for such payments through Money Map Press. Consumers are told they might be eligible to receive cash under terms of the state's Tobacco Master Settlement and are asked
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2017 19:12
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MSA scam alert

At least two US state attorneys general have issued warnings about an online promotion that wrongly suggests people are entitled to receive tobacco settlement money. The Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) is a settlement reached between the nation’s four
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 19, 2017 21:24
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Watch out for fake ads promising $10 billion settlement payout

You need to forward any information you have received dealing with this MSA scam to the consumer protection division of your state's attorney general's office. Click here to find your state's AG contact information.
Kim Komando
added Jun 19, 2017 21:23
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[North Carolina] 2016 Annual Report Golden LEAF (PDF)

To the people of North Carolina – In calendar year 2016, the Golden LEAF Foundation Board of Directors awarded over $105 million in grants, one of the most active years of grantsmaking in the Foundation’s history. The Foundation’s mission is to tran
Golden LEAF Foundation
added Jun 19, 2017 18:56
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Going up in smoke

That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts, and focus it on poor rural areas.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 19, 2017 18:19
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[West Virginia] Attorney General Morrisey Alerts Consumers to Misleading Tobacco Settlement Promotion

The end goal involves a pitch for consumers to buy a subscription to a monthly report in order to learn more. Subscribers are charged approximately $5 for the first month and $100 for a one-year subscription. It is difficult to cancel once an individual
West Virginia Attorney General
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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ATTORNEY GENERAL LAXALT WARNS NEVADANS OF DECEPTIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT ADVERTISING

Laxalt warns Nevadans of a recent set of deceptive advertisements related to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. These advertisements mislead consumers into believing they are eligible to receive tobacco settlement money.
Nevada Attorney General
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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Beware Scams Promising Payouts From Tobacco Settlement

These ads are just a big, fat scam. Attorneys general for Washington state, California, Nevada, and West Virginia have all issued warnings recently about the online scam, which offers consumers “guaranteed” tax-free payments of $2,300 every month from th
The Consumerist (blog)
added Jun 17, 2017 15:39
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[California] Attorney General Becerra: Beware Of Tobacco Scam Circulating On Internet

The scam suggests individuals can sign up to receive payments under the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. This is false, as individuals are not entitled to receive payments under the Agreement, which is between state governments and tobacco companies.
California Attorney General's Office
added Jun 17, 2017 15:37
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