Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,319 headlines found
Dickie Scruggs: A 2nd chance / MISSISSIPPI'S FAMED TRIAL LAWYER-TURNED-FELON GRANTS HIS FIRST POST-PRISON INTERVIEW.
Feted by Hollywood, reviled by the Wall Street Journal, Scruggs gained fame for taking down Big Tobacco and the asbestos industry before losing it all in a judicial bribery scheme.
Apr 27, 2015 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Apr 27, 2015 08:59
In addition to the state’s other fiscal problems, Louisiana now may have to repay, in short order, millions of dollars received in error from a multibillion-dollar settlement with cigarette manufacturers.
Apr 25, 2015 Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 25, 2015 12:59
Bootleggers, Baptists, and e-cigs / Unlikely allies from the tobacco wars try to fight off a game-changer.
This happy Bootlegger/Baptist equilibrium is now threatened by the exploding sales of e-cigs... Bootlegger/Baptist political forces will not rest until e-cigs are subject to the state and federal taxes that apply to cigarettes and e-cig revenues becom
Apr 23, 2015 Regulation: The Cato Review of Business & Government
added Apr 23, 2015 13:08
States addicted to tobacco taxes need a large and renewable supply of smokers, so they wince whenever an e-cigarette displaces a traditional cigarette. As Yandle and three colleagues explain in the current issue of Regulation magazine, state governments
Apr 23, 2015 The Washington Post
added Apr 23, 2015 13:02
A discussion of the legal proceedings relating to cigarette products is set forth below under the heading “— Litigation Affecting the Cigarette Industry.” All of the references under that heading to tobacco-related litigation, smoking and health litigatio
Apr 20, 2015 Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:59
This screengrab taken in the morning on April 17 from quityes.org, the website for the Illinois Tobacco Quitline, displays a message explaining that "Quitline funding has been suspended due to budget cuts."
Apr 17, 2015 The Southern Illinoisan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:42
On April 17, 2015, Reynolds American Inc. issued an earnings release... • the possibility of being required to pay various adverse judgments in the Engle Progeny cases and/or other litigation; • the substantial payment obligations with respect
Apr 17, 2015 Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 17, 2015 12:30
For years, there's been a tug of war in Pennsylvania over $126 million, which is part of the huge Master Tobacco Settlement. Tobacco companies contribute hundreds of millions of dollars each year to help states pay for healthcare expenses related to smok
Apr 15, 2015 NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
Now Gov. Peter Shumlin's proposed budget for next year would essentially defund the independent board that oversees the state's tobacco-control initiatives; instead of getting $224,000 to carry out its work, the Vermont Tobacco Evaluation and Review Boar
Apr 15, 2015 Seven Days (Burlington, VT)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03
A Pennsylvania appeals court's finding that tobacco companies must pay some $125.8 million to the state as part of a 1998 Master Tobacco Settlement helps a handful of other states that are locked in similar battles with Big Tobacco in an underlying disput
Apr 13, 2015 Law360
added Apr 14, 2015 01:29