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[Nebraska] Tobacco Money Not Funding Anti-Smoking Programs

The Big Tobacco settlement money that's being used in Nebraska may not be going toward what people expected. In fact, a report estimates only 6% of the $38 million is used for anti-smoking programs.
KMTV Action 3 News CBS (Omaha, NE)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:23
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[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Tobacco money wish list

we'd like to see the bulk of this money be spent the same way as previous tobacco settlement money -- in ways that benefit people, something the payors' product doesn't do.
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 26, 2012 23:11
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[New York] Groups: NY tobacco prevention efforts lacking

The state has the highest cigarette taxes in the nation and has been a leader in protecting its residents from secondhand smoke, Seilback noted. But state funding for tobacco control has been cut in half since 2007, he said, from $85.5 million to $41.4 mi
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Dec 26, 2012 00:49
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[North Carolina, Virginia] EDITORIAL: The disappearance of tobacco money

In tough times, some worthy programs have to be trimmed. But many young smokers and their loved ones - as well as taxpayers who've historically subsidized the health care of ailing smokers - will pay dearly for those cuts. Lawmakers in Virginia, North C
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Dec 26, 2012 00:23
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States Win and Lose in Tobacco Settlement, Analysis Shows ($$)

Herbert J. Sims analyst Dick Larkin believes tobacco companies may be the big winners.
Bond Buyer Online
added Dec 24, 2012 10:52
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Nevada to receive $21 million share in big tobacco settlement

“Since 2003, Nevada has received approximately $40 million in payments per year which would be at risk if a settlement was not reached,” said Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto in a Dec. 19 statement. The agreement "will continue to provide f
Carson Now (Carson City, NV)
added Dec 23, 2012 21:53
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Brownback, Schmidt say Kansas will join other states in tobacco agreement

Gov. Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Friday said funding to children's programs will be protected under a multistate legal agreement to settle disputed payments from several major tobacco companies.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 23, 2012 21:48
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Alabama could get more tobacco settlement money

Alabama stands to get more money from arbitration over disputed funds in the national tobacco settlement, and while the amount is a secret there are suggestions how to spend it.
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 23, 2012 14:03
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CORRECTED-US states welcome tobacco settlement, bond woes remain

A recent deal with tobacco companies will distribute money to 17 states that has been tied up for years, but the funds may only provide short-term relief to underfunded tobacco bonds.
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2012 08:24
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[North Carolina] State to receive $108M in disputed tobacco company payments

North Carolina’s General Fund will see a $100 million bounce in the wake of a settlement between 19 states and major cigarette makers over disputed MSA payments.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Dec 20, 2012 14:53
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