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Bottom of the pack: New Hampshire trailing all states in spending on tobacco prevention and cessation programs

Millions of dollars originally intended for smoking cessation programs in New England have been diverted to offset budget deficits, leaving some states struggling to fund quit-smoking hotlines, treatment programs and anti-tobacco advertising. Nowhere is
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Mar 24, 2013 23:43

[Kentucky] Lawyer Chesley disbarred over ethics in diet drug settlement

Stanley Chesley ... was disbarred on Thursday by the Kentucky Supreme Court, which found him guilty of ethical violations in connection with a $200 million settlement over the diet drug fen-phen. .. He's been involved in settlements with tobacco companie
added Mar 23, 2013 15:45

Update on NPM Fee Legislation — Mississippi, Florida and Texas

Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 20, 2013 00:20

FELDMAN: Indiana's approach to reducing smoking is shameful, sad

Aren’t our children worth a few million dollars more to help assure their future health? In the past, I’ve called our pitiful tobacco-control funding unconscionable, shameful, irresponsible, and short-sighted. Now I just call it sad.
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Mar 19, 2013 03:36

[North Carolina] N.C. to receive $108 million after arbitration panel approves tobacco settlement agreement

A federal arbitration panel has approved a binding agreement struck between the top three U.S. tobacco manufacturers and 17 states on a new method of determining payments involving the landmark Master Settlement Agreement.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 14, 2013 15:56

[North Carolina] N.C. to get $108M after panel unfreezes tobacco settlement money

A federal arbitration panel has approved an agreement between the three largest American tobacco makers and 17 states, a move is expected to unfreeze $108 million in payments to North Carolina.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Mar 14, 2013 15:24

[Arkansas] Ark. AG announces agreement with tobacco companies

Arkansas' attorney general says an arbitration panel has issued a ruling that will allow a settlement to proceed between Arkansas and several tobacco companies that signed a 1998 anti-smoking agreement. The tobacco companies said Arkansas and certain oth
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 14, 2013 15:04

Twelve States Won’t Have to Refund Tobacco Money

Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 13, 2013 15:38

Cigarette companies settle dispute over payments to 17 states, including Virginia

Va. and others will split $4B from companies including Philip Morris
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 13, 2013 15:37

MSA Arbitration Panel Upholds NPM Adjustment Settlement Agreement

the arbitration panel in the pending Non-Participating Manufacturer (NPM) adjustment proceeding has issued a Stipulated Partial Settlement and Award, which will allow the settlement agreement reached in December to proceed. PM USA and other cigarette manu
Altria Group, Inc.
added Mar 13, 2013 15:06
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