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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Keep Golden LEAF in charge of settlement

part of Gov. Pat McCrory's first spending proposal - a call to divert $65 million from the Golden LEAF Foundation to the state's general fund. ... Here's hoping that our delegation in the N.C. General Assembly - Sens. Buck Newton, Angela Bryant and Clar
Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram
added Mar 30, 2013 15:19
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[Nevada] WATKINS: The Ivy League Was Another Planet

Like nearly every one of the dozen or so kids who went on to college from my class at P.V.H.S., I paid for it with the $10,000 Nevada Millennium Scholarship, financed by Nevada's share of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.
New York Times
added Mar 29, 2013 11:39
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[Connecticut] Biomedical fund awards $3 million from tobacco suit

State officials in Hartford have announced more than $3 million in grants from Connecticut's Biomedical Research Fund. The awards will support nine research projects conducted by researchers from the UConn Health Center and Yale University. They were pre
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Mar 29, 2013 11:16
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[New York] Why is funding being cut to state's anti-smoking programs?

If New York gets hundreds of millions of dollars each year from the big settlement with the tobacco companies, why is funding being cut again to the state's anti-smoking programs?
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Mar 27, 2013 06:01
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[New Hampshire] In NH, millions in tobacco money is spent on just about everything else besides tobacco prevention

Whether Gov. Maggie Hassan’s proposed cigarette tax hike gets the support of state legislators won’t make a difference to the roughly 1,800 New Hampshire residents who die annually from tobacco dependence.
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Mar 25, 2013 05:36
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[New York] Editorial: Don't rob from tobacco prevention

Tobacco-settlement money and a steep cigarette tax have helped New York fund incredibly effective anti-smoking public-education campaigns, which laudably have led to a dramatic reduction in smoking.
Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal
added Mar 25, 2013 03:13
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[Indiana] FELDMAN: BURNED OUT? Funding for state's tobacco prevention program cut

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.
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Mar 24, 2013 23:51
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[Indiana] FELDMAN: BURNED OUT? Funding for state's tobacco prevention program cut

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.
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Mar 24, 2013 23:51
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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
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[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
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2013 15:45
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