A state-by-state look at the 1998 tobacco settlement 20 years later

12/13/18–Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money. A report is issued by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights and Truth Initiative challenges states to do more to fight tobacco use – still the nation’s No. 1 cause of preventable death and disease. Read