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State of Tobacco Control 2013 - Did Your State Make The Grade?

Money at the Root of Nation's Tobacco Problem
American Lung Association
added Jan 16, 2013 06:53

Tobacco Industry Continues to Spend Billions While Public Health Shortchanged

American Lung Association Annual "State of Tobacco Control Report" reveals tragic money trail leading to tobacco-caused death and disease; federal government largely failing to combat industry tactics
PR Newswire
added Jan 16, 2013 06:50

U.S. states need to do more to reduce smoking: study

Many U.S. state governments use little of the money they receive each year from tobacco taxes or legal settlements with cigarette makers to fund programs that could help people kick the habit or prevent them from becoming smokers, according to a new repor
added Jan 16, 2013 06:33

[Kentucky] Webb appointed to Tobacco Oversight Committee

Senator Robin Webb, D-Grayson, who represents Greenup, Lewis, Carter, Bracken, Mason and Robertson counties in Kentucky has been appointed to the 2013 Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee. Webb, a key player in the negotiations of the
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Jan 12, 2013 11:48

AUDIO: Florida Senator Wants All Tobacco Companies To Face The Same Penalties

Senator Thad Altman from Melbourne says the bill would right a mistake in not including all tobacco companies in the suit requiring the companies involved to pay a fee per cigarette sold. “These companies have an unfair market and they have grown to 20 p
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:28

[California] Funding declines for tobacco education takes a toll

Hudak doesn't know where to turn. "For three years now, I've tried. I went over to American Lung Association, they said, 'Nope. Sorry. No funding.' I called Enloe. They said, 'No funding.' I called Butte County and they said "Sorry, we don't have the fund
Chico (CA) Enterprise-Record
added Jan 10, 2013 10:38

Former Attorney General to Join Troutman Sanders Tobacco Team

We are pleased to announce that former Utah Attorney General Mark L. Shurtleff will join the firm in January 2013. . . . He came into office shortly after the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement was signed and has significant experience with issues inv
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 9, 2013 15:13

MALISOW: Report: Texas Ranks Near the Bottom in Tobacco Settlement Spending

We don't think this is what the CDC had in mind... Texas is only spending 2.4 percent of the tobacco settlement money it collects on tobacco prevention campaigns, placing the state near the bottom of the Centers for Disease Control's recommended state-
Houston (TX) Press
added Jan 8, 2013 21:47

[Virginia] Panel created to help Va's tobacco region meeting

A commission created to spark development in southwest and Southside Virginia is set to discuss its efforts to help communities hurt by manufacturing and agricultural job losses. The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commissio
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2013 13:27

[Maine, New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: N.H. must invest to curb smoking

New Hampshire chooses to spend millions on cure and not a single penny on prevention. ... Spending a little today to stop people from smoking will reduce the state's Medicaid and other medical costs, improve the overall health of the population and stop t
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 7, 2013 04:52
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