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State to get less tobacco settlement money this year

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The State of Oklahoma will receive less money this year from the federal tobacco settlement.

Oklahoma will receive more than $49-million this fiscal year from the 1998 settlement between 46 states and major tobacco companies. Last year the state got more than $65-million.

The money will go toward health care costs related to tobacco use and educational programs.
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