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[New Jersey] Dave Neese’s Provocations: The cardinal sin of sin taxes

All but kept a secret, the settlement contained small-print, lawyerly language to protect Big Tobacco’s market share. This was a tacit admission that government and the tobacco industry were now in business together. Governments would go on sermonizing
The Trentonian
added Dec 26, 2016 16:51
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[Oklahoma] Billion-Dollar Tobacco Settlement Endowment Off-Limits for Teacher Raises

Miller said. "That's irresponsible. Those are not recurring revenue streams that will pay for a recurring expenditure." TSET manages roughly $1 billion. It and its annual earnings are spoken for.
Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Dec 23, 2016 01:34
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[Vermont] Outgoing AG Sorrell leaves unfinished work

Sorrell has served as attorney general since his appointment by Gov. Howard Dean in 1997, and his tenure has been marked by national lawsuits... a fight against the tobacco industry and an investigation into his relationships with campaign donors.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 21, 2016 19:12
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National Report: North Dakota Again Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

For the fourth straight year, North Dakota ranks 1st in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...North Dakota is spending $9.9 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, compared with the
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2016 20:04
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[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
NJ.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ giving up on smokers

there seems little other way to interpret the fact that the state once again ranks dead last in the nation in spending on tobacco prevention. The amount of money New Jersey devotes to the task? Zero. This is the fifth consecutive year the state has spent
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:12
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Report: Minnesota should step up its commitment to helping adults quit, keeping youth from smoking

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, reacted to findings from a national report that Minnesota will spend only $22 million (from state and private sources) this year on tobacco prevention and c
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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[New Jersey] National Report: Connecticut Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Connecticut is one of two states, along with New Jersey, that have budgeted zero state funds... Connecticut will collect $519.7 million in revenue this year from the 1998 state tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend none of it on tobacco pre
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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National Report: Oklahoma Ranks 3rd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

ranks 3rd nationwide in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...Oklahoma is spending $23.5 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 55.6 percent of the $42.3 million recommended by the Centers
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later (PDF) (142pp)

This year’s report finds, once again, that nearly every state gets a failing grade and is spending only a miniscule portion of tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use and the enormous public health problems it causes...are spending less than two cents of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:46
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