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California Tobacco Bond Sale a Hit With Investors

California on Tuesday had little trouble selling $380 million in municipal bonds backed by revenue from tobacco companies, even as litigation deepens over a payment dispute related to the companies' lost market share.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 2, 2013 19:40

[Indonesia] Court: Tennessee can't sue foreign tobacco company

The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled in a split opinion that the state could not sue an Indonesian cigarette manufacturer to collect payments as a part of a 1998 settlement with the nation's largest tobacco manufacturers. The state of Tennessee sued NV Suma
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2013 18:34

[Oklahoma] State granted judgment in tobacco case

An Oklahoma County judge on Friday granted a motion for summary judgment of more than $47 million in a civil case against a company that was accused of participating in the illegal sale of cigarettes, Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Friday.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 30, 2013 18:24

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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