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[California] CA Upholds $3 Million Fee Award in Tobacco Settlement Violation

The Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld an attorney fee award of nearly $3 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an action for violation of the 1998 national tobacco settlement. Div. One held that San Diego Superior Court Judge Ronald
Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, CA)
added May 22, 2013 19:56

[Kansas] Advocacy group questions AG's grip on revised tobacco settlement information

The state's leading child advocacy group expressed renewed frustration Wednesday with Attorney General Derek Schmidt's shroud of secrecy over financial details of Kansas' latest haul from the national tobacco company settlement.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added May 22, 2013 18:32

[Pennsylvania] Efforts to create smoke-free parks expanding

Pennsylvania Health Department launched a campaign called Young Lungs at Play. Using funds from the state's 1998 settlement with the tobacco industry, the program provides signs to communities adopting policies that ban smoking in parks and other places c
added May 18, 2013 22:47

[Virginia] Study: Gap seen for manufacturing workers in Southside

Demand for additional manufacturing workers across Virginia’s former Tobacco Region will reach nearly 7,000 by 2017, according to a study paid for by the Virginia Tobacco Commission.
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added May 13, 2013 14:22

[Minnesota] HUMPHREY: A Clearer View: Tobacco settlement made state healthier

the 15th anniversary of Minnesota’s tobacco settlement. Those of us involved in the trial will never forget it. In 1994, as Minnesota attorney general, I joined forces ... when I see an ad directing smokers to QUITPLAN or to dine in a smoke-free restaura
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2013 03:05

[Kansas] Kan. AG defends not releasing tobacco funds report

The Kansas attorney general's office says it will release information about the state's share of tobacco settlement funds in a timely manner if it can do so legally. Spokesman Don Brown said Friday that Attorney General Derek Schmidt's office still is de
AP - Associated Press
added May 11, 2013 13:00

Kansas Action for Children files lawsuit against Attorney General Derek Schmidt over settlement records

A child advocacy group filed a lawsuit on Friday against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, alleging that Schmidt's office has violated the state law that requires the disclosure of public records. Kansas Action for Children is seeking information on
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added May 10, 2013 17:06

[Texas] Bill on cigarette tax burns its way through State House

"What this bill is about is one thing; do you sell cigarettes in this state? If you do then you should pay the same fee that everybody else pays," he said. Anesh Patel of The Smoke Shack in East Austin says no matter the tax, it won’t affect customer fl
Your News Now (YNN)
added May 8, 2013 06:48

Underwriters, Structure Picked For Louisiana s $823 Million Tobacco Refunding ($$)

Citi will serve as senior underwriter on Louisiana's $823 million restructuring of tobacco settlement revenue bonds, with up to $100 million of upfront savings.
Bond Buyer Online
added May 7, 2013 07:32

[Texas] Big Tobacco Beats Small Tobacco on Tax Vote

State Rep. John Otto's House Bill 3536 would charge these small companies 2.75 cents for each cigarette (or .09 ounces of tobacco) sold, used, consumed or distributed in Texas during 2013. The comptroller would compute the rate in subsequent years. "The
The Texas Tribune
added May 6, 2013 19:51
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