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[North Carolina] Electronic cigarettes gaining on traditional products

Herzog said recently in a note to investors that e-cig sales could grow fast enough to affect the payments states receive from the landmark Master Settlement Agreement.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 15, 2012 22:06
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[Louisiana] AG: Dispute may hit TOPS

A dispute involving state compliance with a tobacco settlement agreement could cost the state $140 million in the next budget year, including some funding that goes to TOPS, the state’s free college tuition program, state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 13, 2012 15:28
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PERKINS: The California Tobacco Settlement Bait-and-Switch

As it turned out, Prop. 29 was narrowly defeated. That was attributable, in small part, to heavy spending against the measure by Big Tobacco. But also, at least in part, to those who opposed the measure, like yours truly, not because we are smokers, bu
CityWatch LA
added Dec 11, 2012 13:55
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Report: New Jersey Not Spending Enough For Anti-Smoking Effort

New Jersey Advocacy Director Ethan Hasbrouck says the Garden State came in dead last in this year’s report. “New Jersey reaps in nearly a billion dollars in revenue from tobacco annually,” Hasbrouck says, “but spends nothing to help smokers quit.” Actu
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Dec 10, 2012 15:15
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[Kansas] ROTHSCHILD: Up in smoke: What will state do about lost tobacco funds?

Here is the problem. Kansas is among some 30 states in arbitration with Big Tobacco companies that are seeking to reduce payments promised to the states under a mammoth legal settlement from the 1990s.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 10, 2012 15:09
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States Spend Anti-Smoking $$ on Other Things

Only 1.8% of the $25.7 billion states will collect from both taxes on cigarettes and the 1998 tobacco settlement -- about $460 million -- will go to tobacco prevention and treatment programs in 2013, according to an annual report from several public heal
MedPage Today
added Dec 10, 2012 11:16
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[North Carolina] Groups: State should restore spending for tobacco-prevention programs

A coalition of public-health advocacy groups took North Carolina’s elected leaders to task Thursday for keeping the funding spigot cut off for tobacco-prevention programs. The coalition issues an annual national report on tobacco-prevention funding that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2012 15:35
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National Report: New Jersey Ranks Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

New Jersey is tied for last in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2012 12:04
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National Report: New Hampshire Ranks Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

New Hampshire is tied for last in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2012 12:03
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National Report: Ohio Ranks Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Ohio is tied for last in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2012 12:03
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