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2013-09-13 12:26:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) A national arbitration panel this week ordered tobacco companies to pay $227 million in disputed tobacco settlement payments to nine states, finding that these states "diligently enforced" regulations concerning smaller tobacco manufacturers that did not sign on to the...

2012-02-22 09:38:00

Future Funding for Tobacco Prevention at Risk Due to Elimination of Health and Wellness Trust Fund RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new statewide survey released today shows that North Carolina voters overwhelmingly support continuing to use tobacco settlement revenue for programs to prevent kids from starting to smoke and help smokers quit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) Three out of four North Carolina voters (74 percent)...

2011-03-29 17:26:00

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The New York Assembly has protected the tobacco industry at the expense of New York's kids and taxpayers by pushing for a budget agreement that decimates funding for the state's highly successful Tobacco Control Program. This is a truly penny-wise, pound-foolish decision that will cost New York a high price in health, lives and tobacco-related...