Headlines Tagged with Federal/National — 13,983 headlines found
States and localities got cash up front but may end up paying back a lot more than they expected.
Aug 18, 2014 ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:30
An updated tally by ProPublica shows that tobacco bondholders are due $2.6 billion of the $6 billion in this year’s payouts to state and local governments from Big Tobacco.
Sep 11, 2014 ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:28
It seemed a boon then, but as Cezary Podkul tells ProPublica Editor in Chief Steve Engelberg in today’s podcast, things haven’t exactly turned out that way.
Sep 15, 2014 ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:26
Aug 7, 2014 ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:23
TOBACCO NATION: WHERE AMERICANS SMOKE, DIP AND DIE TRYIN’ / Who's Still Smoking? State-by-State Analysis of U.S. Tobacco Use
We combed through the latest CDC data for interesting and surprising patterns of tobacco use in the U.S. ...Would you have guessed that Maine loves cigars more than anywhere ...Kentucky...highest rate of smoking-attributable deaths (371 per 100,000 peopl
Oct 28, 2014 Vocativ
added Oct 30, 2014 14:41
A grass roots movement to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21 years from 18 is gaining traction, shaping up as the next serious challenge to the $100 billion U.S. tobacco industry.
Oct 30, 2014 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 30, 2014 13:18
According to the lawsuit, "employees will be penalized if they or their spouses do not take the biometric tests." The penalties listed in the lawsuit include ... a $1,000 'tobacco surcharge' even if the employee chooses to not go through the biometric tes
Oct 29, 2014 KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 30, 2014 12:52
The webinar series, which began in 2010, is designed to provide FDA tobacco compliance education and information to retailers and small businesses. Wednesday’s webinar, which will take place at 2 pm (EDT), will include an update on Substantial Equivalenc
Oct 27, 2014 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:25
Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco, argues that cigarettes manufactured on tribal land are shielded from state and federal tobacco taxes by the Yakama Nation’s treaty. The company stopped making federal excise tax payments in 2011 but has since resu
Oct 26, 2014 Yakima (WA) Herald
added Oct 26, 2014 20:13
almost a half-million people will die in the United States this year alone due to the legal sales of tobacco products — all in the name of profits, tax revenues and illogical rationalizations about civil liberties.
Oct 26, 2014 The Tennessean
added Oct 26, 2014 19:34