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Nevada Legislature To Fund Scholarships, Health Programs With Tobacco Money

The Nevada Legislature agreed late Monday to spend the state's tobacco settlement money on college scholarships and health programs.

Forty percent of the money will be used to pay for state college scholarships for high school students with at least a "B" average.

The Legislature also agreed to use 50% of the settlement on health programs, with 10% going specifically to tobacco control.

Las Vegas Sun, (6/1/99), "Tobacco spending last act," Mail to Cy Ryan, SUN CAPITAL BUREAU
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USA TODAY, (6/2/99), "Nevada," p. A10
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