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Tobacco settlement sale has little traction among Louisiana legislators

iana House members have shown little appetite for the administration’s plan to sell the remainder of what the tobacco companies owe. The House has not moved legislation that would allow the administration to cash in the remaining years of annual payments
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added May 27, 2015 02:30

[Tennessee] Dyer County campaign against secondhand smoke

This one focused on smokers who “light up” with children in their car. The Dyer County Health Department campaign, funded through a Tobacco Settlement Grant, is scheduled to run through May 2016. The Health Department’s unique approach was definitely g
WREG-TV (Memphis, TN)
added May 20, 2015 23:42

[Louisiana] Bobby Jindal’s tobacco settlement sale proposal hits resistance from Treasurer John Kennedy, other legislative leaders

proposal to sell Louisiana’s remaining share of a massive tobacco settlement to help generate a few years of short-term cash has stalled, with little support from key state officials. Treasurer John Kennedy has refused to put it on the Bond Commission ag
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2015 10:27

[Virginia] McAuliffe taps Feinman to lead revised Va tobacco commission

appointed a new executive director on Friday for the recently created Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, which changes the way the state doles out its money from the national tobacco settlement. McAuliffe tapped Evan Feinman for the post
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2015 15:29

[Texas] Gregg County allots $20K from tobacco fund

Nine local health initiatives are collectively $20,000 wealthier today after Gregg County commissioners approved an annual distribution of tobacco fund dollars Monday. Discussion during the meeting also revealed the county might be able to increase how
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added May 13, 2015 10:01

PARTICIPATING MANUFACTURERS under the Master Settlement Agreement as of January 27 , 2015 (PDF)

The following list of brand name tobacco products sold in the United States by Participating Manufacturers has been prepared based on information provided to NAAG by the Participating Manufacturers. NAAG
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added May 11, 2015 15:21

ARCHIVE: Achievements in Public Health, 1900-1999: Tobacco Use -- United States, 1900-1999

During the first decades of the 20th century, lung cancer was rare; however, as cigarette smoking became increasingly popular, first among men and later among women, the incidence of lung cancer became epidemic (Figure 1). In 1930, the lung cancer death r
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 7, 2015 08:18

[North Carolina] KELLY: Big Tobacco smokes Warren Wilson College

Warren Wilson has cultivated a tobacco-friendly culture, actively resisting the growing trend of tobacco-free college campuses. As a result, the school has one of the highest rates of tobacco use of any campus...“The Allure of the Smoking Hut” in The Ech
Mountain Xpress
added May 4, 2015 12:26

Oklahoma Tobacco Trust Fund Tops $1 Billion After Payment

State Treasurer Ken Miller said Tuesday that the trust fund's balance reached $1.03 billion after a deposit of $57.6 million from the annual payment to the state from the tobacco industry. The state received a total payment of $76.9 million, with the rem
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2015 07:55

Oklahoma tobacco trust fund tops $1 billion after payment

Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund has a balance of more than $1 billion, state Treasurer Ken Miller announced Tuesday. The trust fund balance grew to $1.03 billion with a deposit of $57.6 million, 75 percent of the annual payment to the state from
The Oklahoman
added Apr 29, 2015 06:24
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