Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,763 headlines found
I remember in particular the tobacco litigation...few in the anti-tobacco community believe that the settlement has made much of a difference. Though smoking rates have declined, there are still 400,000 Americans who die each year from cigarettes.
Jan 12, 2018 Bloomberg News
added Jan 14, 2018 21:18
BARRON: Suing the Industrial Age / New York City’s lawsuit against oil companies for having caused Superstorm Sandy is absurd.
A case can be made that the tobacco companies defrauded individual smokers by addicting them to a deadly product while lying about its safety. Energy companies, on the other hand, sell a product that was an integral element of the historical epoch called
Jan 11, 2018 City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:06
A Florida judge has ruled that R.J. Reynolds must continue making annual tobacco settlement payments to the state for the Winston, Kool and Salem cigarette brands that the company sold to ITG Brands LLC for $7 billion.
Jan 2, 2018 Law360
added Jan 11, 2018 02:27
Danville and Pittsylvania County will be receiving more than $7.4 million from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission to get economic development projects going, Delegate Danny Marshall said on Wednesday. The commission met Tuesday in Richmond to m
Jan 10, 2018 Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jan 11, 2018 01:21
A 19-page federal indictment against Vrdolyak outlines his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak was promised $65 million from
Jan 10, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 10, 2018 01:12
When Bondi filed the suit last January, she said Florida was already owed $45 million and could lose $30 million a year going forward. Gillen said until R.J. Reynolds has its obligation to pay Florida transferred to Imperial Tobacco Group, it must continu
Dec 28, 2017 Columbus (IN) Republic
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
As is the case with discriminatory tobacco taxes, the incentives of the MSA are perverse: the more people smoke, the more money the government gets to spend on whatever it wants. The biggest losers are those with tobacco-related diseases and smokers tryi
Dec 12, 2017 Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
The Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday blocked an attempt by tobacco company ITG Brands to extricate itself from a dispute over $30 million in annual settlement payments owed to the state of Florida after the company acquired four popular brands of ci
Dec 7, 2017 Law.com
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
But that money is already starting to dwindle, so state legislators have scrambled to find a source of funds that could ensure those helpful programs don’t disappear. The most obvious, if not ironic, source: marijuana money.
Dec 28, 2017 Denver (CO) Post
added Dec 28, 2017 22:51
Reynolds is still obligated to make the payments pursuant to the Florida Agreement unless and until it is able to have Imperial (or some other entity) actually become its true "successor" or true "assign."
Dec 27, 2017 Florida Attorney General's Office
added Dec 28, 2017 16:34