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[Virginia] Tobacco Commission committee recommends reapplication for medical school funds

Abingdon, Virginia Mayor Ed Morgan spoke Monday afternoon to members of the Virginia Tobacco Commission's Southwest Economic Development Committee to request the new entity be released grant funds promised to the previous medical school project.
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jan 13, 2015 20:18

AdAge Top 15 Campaigns: American Legacy: Truth

The campaign was “the first real ‘gloves off’ attack on the industry, and one of the best examples of subverting the traditional paid media approach to get the word out,” wrote John Boiler, founder and CEO of 72andSunny and a judge for these awards. “It
Advertising Age
added Jan 12, 2015 10:28

Missouri "Worst in Nation" for Tobacco-Prevention Spending

Missouri will take in $231 million in tobacco revenue this year, while spending just $70,000 to prevent kids from starting and to help smokers quit.
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Jan 12, 2015 09:08

[New York] Circuit Upholds Verdict in Cigarette Warning Case

rejected Mulholland's claim that Seibel erred when she denied punitive damages on the grounds that punitives were barred by the Master Settlement Agreement entered into by New York state with the nation's major tobacco companies. Jerome Block, partner at
New York Law Journal
added Jan 9, 2015 10:29

[Florida] North Carolina, 10 other states to receive funds from Belcorp Tobacco settlement

– A Florida tobacco company will pay a settlement to North Carolina via the United States government, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said Dec. 29. Belcorp Tobacco, Inc. faces paying a settlement via the U.S., for selling illegal cigarettes to
Legal NewsLine
added Jan 7, 2015 16:32
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust issues request for grant proposals ($$)

The Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) is announcing the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new TSET Healthy Living community grant program. The grant program encourages Oklahomans to eat better, move more, and be tobacco-free
Skiatook (OK) Journal
added Jan 7, 2015 16:30

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION: Promises that have gone up in smoke

states have shortchanged the tobacco prevention and cessation programs that have proven effective....You would think that the personal and financial costs associated with smoking would make defeating such a public health enemy a priority. IIn Indiana, you
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jan 7, 2015 16:01


In issuing the Partial Settlement Award, the Panel ignored the plain language of the also violated the MSA’s prohibition on amendments that “affect” non-signatory parties. The trial court properly modified the Partial Settlement Award so as to
added Jan 7, 2015 15:55

[Pennsylvania] Pa. AG Defends Ruling Snubbing Tobacco Settlement Cut ($$)

upending an arbitration panel's determination that lax tax-collection efforts required the state to forfeit some $125 million from a multistate settlement with a group of tobacco companies over smoking-related health care costs.
added Jan 5, 2015 23:35

EDITORIAL: Smoking in Florida: Progress Made, More Needed

Through the state's pioneering educational efforts, our teens are more aware of smoking's risks, and can be spared what happened to Richard Boatright...With a big budget surplus in hand, Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature should give some serious thought
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jan 3, 2015 12:40
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