Wed, 08 Jan 2003 14:52:14 GMT

Tobacco Settlement Money Gone In A Puff Of Smoke. Plastic::Politics::Health: Not only isn't the tobacco settlement money going to the anti-smoking programs the CDC recommends, but it's being sold off for lump sums as low as a third of their actual worth. [Plastic: Most Recent]

I think most people realized this was gone before it even was distributed. It made a few people richer, and didn't do much at all of anything else.