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[California] RJ Reynolds Can't Erase Calif.'s $3M Fee Award In Ad Row ($$)

California appeals court on Friday upheld a $2.9 million award for the state’s attorney fees in litigation over tobacco advertisements, rejecting R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s argument the award was undeserved because the issue on which the state prevailed
Law360
added Apr 29, 2013 18:37
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[North Carolina] NC gets $211 million from tobacco companies after dispute is settled

The payment came after North Carolina and 19 other states reached an agreement that resolved a 10-year dispute over payments to be made under the landmark 1998 master settlement agreement with tobacco companies.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 29, 2013 00:35
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[North Carolina] N.C. receives $211 million in cigarette lawsuit payments

Attorney General Roy Cooper notified Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders on Friday how much money was going to state coffers and the Golden LEAF Foundation, which politicians established to help tobacco-growing regions transition their
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Apr 27, 2013 12:26
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[North Carolina] NC receives $211M in cigarette lawsuit payments

North Carolina's annual share of payments from top cigarette companies paying for smoking-related health care costs is $211 million. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper notified Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders on Friday how much money was
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 26, 2013 22:27
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[Indiana] Letter: Anti-smoking strategies wise, healthy investment

A comprehensive program includes prevention and cessation. Indiana’s Quitline demonstrates its effectiveness with a 24.7 percent quit rate after seven months. Funding is needed to provide round-the-clock access. Some find success with face-to-face/peer su
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Apr 26, 2013 11:33
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[Kansas] Tobacco litigation dollars higher than expected

Advocates hope excess goes in endowment, legislators say little chance
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Apr 26, 2013 06:15
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[North Dakota] House vote sends message to tobacco community

Rep. Blair Thoreson, R-Fargo, said the vote should be seen as a message by the Legislature to the committee, which he thinks is not being run properly or spending its funds wisely. “The idea is this is the one time to vote on whether or not we like wher
Dickinson (ND) Press
added Apr 26, 2013 05:35
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[North Dakota] House rejects tobacco prevention budget

A narrow House majority voted down the budget for the North Dakota Center For Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy ... was created through Measure 3, which got 54 percent of the vote in the 2008 general election. The agency is constitutionally mandated
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Apr 25, 2013 23:12
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[North Dakota] ND House rejects tobacco prevention budget

A narrow House majority on Thursday voted down the budget for the voter-required North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy. The move confused backers of the $15.8 million budget, who said it seemed a slap in the face to voters. The c
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2013 23:06
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[North Dakota] ND House rejects tobacco prevention budget

A narrow House majority on Thursday voted down the budget for the voter-required North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy. The move confused backers of the $15.8 million budget, who said it seemed a slap in the face to voters. The c
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2013 23:06
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