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[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

[Indiana] Lawmaker: Tobacco settlement aids health programs

Indiana’s settlement of its dispute with major tobacco companies — a deal bringing the state $217 million over the next two years — will help meet the state’s obligations for several health-related programs, a top lawmaker says.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 27, 2014 18:35

Indiana recouping more tobacco settlement money

Indiana is set to recoup some of the money it had lost in tobacco lawsuit payouts after an agreement was reached between Attorney General Greg Zoeller (ZEHL'-ur) and tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 26, 2014 21:09

[Virginia] 7 things you should know about VA's mysterious tobacco commission

The little talked about Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission made headlines earlier this month when former state senator Phillip Puckett resigned and prepared to take a job with the group. The results of a five-month-o (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 25, 2014 13:19

VIDEO: E-cigs vs. tobacco: Here’s where to find value, pro says

don't count big tobacco out, one investment pro said. In fact, he thinks it's the perfect time to jump into tobacco stocks, and he wouldn't count the bonds out either. "Big tobacco is not in denial on e-cigs," Lee Munson, chief investment officer of Por
added Jun 24, 2014 17:58

VIDEO: E-cigs vs. tobacco: Here's where to find value, pro says

Discussing the impact to big tobacco now that e-cigarettes are increasingly more popular, with Steve Malanga, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, and Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management CIO.
added Jun 24, 2014 17:56
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[Virginia] Letters pick: MARYE: Investigate tobacco commission

The price for a Senate seat has certainly gone up. All the Republicans did in my case was to eliminate my seat,...the Puckett debacle brings the public eye to bear on the activities of the Virginia Tobacco Commission. How were members of the current commi
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jun 20, 2014 12:33

Oklahoma AG’s win of $47.7M against tobacco company upheld

Supreme Court of Oklahoma has upheld a $47 million summary judgment verdict won by state Attorney General Scott Pruitt in a lawsuit against Native Wholesale Supply, a cigarette distributer. In 2008, the state’s former attorney general, Drew Edmondson, fi
Washington DC Examiner
added Jun 18, 2014 19:16
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