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States Cut Antismoking Outlays Despite Record Tobacco Revenue

Faced with tight budgets, states have spent less on tobacco prevention over the past two years than in any period since the national tobacco settlement in 1998, despite record high revenues from the settlement and tobacco taxes, according to a report to
New York Times
added Dec 6, 2012 10:19
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Broken Promises to Our Children: The 1998 State Tobacco Settlement Fourteen Years Later (PDF)

A Report on the States’ Allocation of the Tobacco Settlement Dollars
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 10:00
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Broken Promises to Our Children / The 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 14 Years Later

Our latest report, issued December 6, 2012, finds that states are spending only a miniscule portion of their tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use. The states have failed to reverse deep cuts to tobacco prevention and cessation programs that have undermi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 09:29
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New Report: States Spend Less Than Two Percent of Tobacco Revenues to Fight Tobacco Use

States Missing Opportunity to Save Lives and Reduce Health Care Costs
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 09:21
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Antismoking Outlays Drop Despite Tobacco Revenue

states have spent less on tobacco prevention over the past two years than in any period since the national tobacco settlement in 1998, despite record high revenues from the settlement and tobacco taxes, according to a report to be released on Thursday.
New York Times
added Dec 6, 2012 02:40
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California draws on reserves for tobacco debt payments

California officials have tapped reserves for payments on two series of state tobacco bonds due to insufficient tobacco settlement revenue, according to notices filed with Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board on Monday.
Reuters
added Dec 4, 2012 01:53
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[Maryland] Biotech company seeks share of tobacco money

20/20 Gene Systems Inc., a Rockville-based company, is requesting that $2 million in grants be made available for research into new screening and treatment methods that could lower mortality rates due to cancer. The money would come from the state’s Ciga
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Nov 30, 2012 03:23
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FISHER: Fewer Smokers Means Higher Taxpayer Costs

A study detailed in the most recent New England Journal of Medicine confirms . . . What the CBO study shows is the litigation that showered such huge benefits on a few was based on the false premise that cigarettes cost taxpayers money. Unfortunately, t
Forbes
added Nov 29, 2012 16:35
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Who would guess tobacco is making life better for us?

By establishing something positive to do with the money, Gregoire has supported life-saving and life-extending measures that will help citizens. At the same time, this fund gives the state's economy a boost and brings research dollars into Washington. W
Bellingham (WA) Herald
added Nov 29, 2012 15:58
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[Minnesota] MN completes refinancing of tobacco bonds

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota has completed the refinancing of tobacco revenue bonds after the state Supreme Court ruled the move is constitutional. Minnesota Management and Budget said Thursday the state sold $656 million in state appropriation bon
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2012 18:54
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