Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,065 headlines found
If state lawmakers are serious about helping smokers quit a habit as addictive as heroin -- and preventing kids from starting -- they should insist that revenue from the landmark 1998 settlement between tobacco companies and 40 states be used as intended.
Mar 2, 2014 Trenton (NJ) Times
added Mar 2, 2014 23:11
Gov. John Kasich said he wants to spend $35 million in tobacco-settlement money in the next five years on tobacco control. Some public-health advocates say that's not enough in a state with particularly bad smoking statistics and little to boast about ot
Feb 28, 2014 Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Feb 28, 2014 19:46
Feb 20, 2014 Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 26, 2014 14:40
Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration has sent a letter to the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission calling on the commission to provide a detailed account of its spending over the past five years.
Feb 26, 2014 Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 26, 2014 14:36
The governor also has announced a new plan to fight smoking in the state. Kasich says Ohio was once a national leader in reducing the number of people who smoke and needs to take the cause up again. Kasich announced in his State of the State speech Mon
Feb 24, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 25, 2014 15:21
Kasich announced in his State of the State speech Monday he is dedicating new tobacco settlement dollars in the fight against the addiction of smoking. He says the fight will help drive down medical costs and improve Ohioans' health.
Feb 25, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 25, 2014 15:20
like the American Lung Association’s report, we urge both elected officials and regular citizens in Indiana to renew a commitment to “eliminate tobacco-caused death and disease.” Seems more than logical to us.
Feb 23, 2014 Goshen (IN) News
added Feb 23, 2014 15:38
Instead of health care and prevention, most states have treated those checks like birthday money from grandma. Fifteen years after the settlement decision, states continue to spend only a miniscule portion of tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use. Perhaps
Feb 23, 2014 Jacksonville (NC) Daily News
added Feb 23, 2014 14:56
Thanks to the nation’s lowest cigarette tax and teen smoking rates over 18 percent, Missouri already has an embarrassing record regarding tobacco use. Pandering to the tobacco lobby and missing out on $70 million from the tobacco settlement is both myopi
Feb 20, 2014 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 23, 2014 14:01
For the last 12 years, legislators have refused the state attorney general’s request to pass a law to neutralize a pricing advantage that small tobacco manufacturers enjoy. … Missouri will forfeit $69 million of the roughly $130 million that the state had
Feb 15, 2014 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 23, 2014 14:00