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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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[Indonesia] Tennessee Supreme Court Finds No Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturer

In March 2013, the Supreme Court of Tennessee held, in a 3-2 decision, that the State of Tennessee lacks personal jurisdiction over NV Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company, an Indonesian cigarette manufacturer.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 25, 2013 16:45
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[New Hampshire] Extra tobacco settlement money could help NH balance this year's budget

A long-running legal dispute over settlement payments by tobacco companies has been resolved, state officials announced yesterday, freeing up money that could help New Hampshire balance its budget this year. Through the end of March, the state’s revenue
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Apr 25, 2013 14:01
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[New Hampshire] NH receives tobacco settlement funds earlier than expected

Gov. Maggie Hassan and the Legislature got welcome budget news Wednesday, as the state received $15 million as part of a lawsuit over the federal tobacco settlement.
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Apr 25, 2013 10:42
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Cigarette maker Lorillard's 1Q profit up 47 pct on higher pricing, e-cig sales, lower costs

Lorillard's first-quarter profit jumped 47 percent as higher prices, electronic cigarette sales and lower legal expenses from a longstanding legal settlement offset a decline in traditional cigarette sales. The nation's third-biggest tobacco company on W
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 24, 2013 23:50
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