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Ohio Lawmakers Seek to Raid Anti-Smoking Funds

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Ohio Lawmakers Seek to Raid Anti-Smoking Funds

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Ohio Lawmakers Seek to Raid Anti-Smoking Funds

Ohio Lawmakers Seek to Raid Anti-Smoking Funds

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Lawmakers in many states have found other uses for a huge 1999 civil settlement with tobacco companies that was initially meant to create anti-smoking programs. Now Ohio lawmakers want to use their share for a stimulus package, sparking a new court battle.

Karen Kasler reports for Ohio Public Radio.

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