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FISHER: Reynolds-Lorillard Merger Will Create Just The Kind Of Monster Tax Authorities Love

tax authorities love the predictability of cartels. As the dominant companies’ continuing fight over how the settlement is enforced against new entrants shows, there is no incentive to let the unruly forces of market capitalism intrude into this industry.
added Jul 15, 2014 19:24

Alabama has second-highest rate of tobacco use among high school students, and this could be why

Despite this, Alabama has spent just $275,000 on tobacco prevention in 2014, according to data collected by The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Alabama has generated $223.1 million in revenue from tobacco this year. The CDC has recommended that Alabama
added Jul 15, 2014 16:23

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION : Meet all obligations related to tobacco funds ($$)

those concerned about Hoosier health will note that this victory doesn't have anything to do with the state's overall approach to the yearly tobacco funding it receives. In short, much of the money that is intended for smoking cessation efforts and public
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jul 15, 2014 12:24

TOSCANO: Resignations and investigations: Senator Puckett and the Virginia Tobacco Commission

there are no Democrats on this board. It is charged with helping tobacco farmers and with revitalizing formerly tobacco-dependent communities. Over the years, it funded a wide variety of projects, but unlike our state budget process, it is not always cl
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jul 11, 2014 07:05

Market Close: Puerto Rico Sell-Off Sparks Tobacco Bond Sales

Puerto Rico debt concerns have spurred a sell-off tobacco bonds as hedge funds that invest in riskier assets seek liquidity, market participants said.
Bond Buyer Online
added Jul 9, 2014 19:22

Six weird places the Virginia Tobacco Commission spends its money

The 31-member legislative body, created by the 1999 General Assembly, uses proceeds from the national tobacco settlement in the “promotion of economic growth and development in tobacco-dependent communities.” To date, the commission has awarded 1,764 gra (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jul 3, 2014 13:04
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[New Hampshire] State ends fiscal 2014 with $5.8 million revenue surplus

. The state collected $2.27 billion in general fund revenue in 2013, but that includes $47 million from a tobacco company settlement and
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Jul 3, 2014 12:51

[North Carolina] Tobacco bonds may face accelerated defaults

But as tobacco shipments decline, so does the amount of MSA payments. Makers of e-cigs and vapor cigarettes are not subject currently to the MSA, so as smokers switch to those products, cigarette shipments and payments decline further. That trend led Moo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 30, 2014 08:27

[Virginia] Emails outline Tobacco Commission job for Puckett after resignation

A series of emails from the interim director of the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission outline plans devised by Del. Terry Kilgore, R-Scott, to offer Sen. Phillip P. Puckett, D-Russell, a senior job with the commissi
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 28, 2014 09:28

[Virginia] E-mails outline turmoil at Va. tobacco panel over Puckett's hiring

Sen. Phillip P. Puckett was about to get a good gig with the state tobacco commission, one created just for him, with a job description he was invited to write himself. Maybe even a state car. The only problem was timing. If the commission hired Puckett
The Washington Post
added Jun 28, 2014 09:22
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