Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,778 headlines found
Becerra is seeking the unpaid escrow, civil penalties, legal costs and a court order to stop GRE from selling cigarettes, either directly or through an intermediary, to consumers in California until it has paid what it allegedly owes and proves it is in c
Jul 25, 2017 Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 15:04
A stream of news out of the tobacco industry has failed to derail prices on municipal bonds backed by cigarette makers. But muni bond analysts warn that investors could get caught in the middle as the big players in the tobacco industry shift.
Jul 22, 2014 MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:12
But as tobacco shipments decline, so does the amount of MSA payments. Makers of e-cigs and vapor cigarettes are not subject currently to the MSA, so as smokers switch to those products, cigarette shipments and payments decline further. That trend led Moo
Jun 29, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 30, 2014 08:27
After addicting our children, shortening our lives, making puppets of our politicians and using generations of Kentucky farmers, Big Tobacco has another insult in store for the state that suffers the nation's highest rates of smoking and cancer.
Mar 11, 2014 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 11, 2014 01:10
The tobacco companies argued that at least 15 states had failed to diligently collect escrow payments from manufacturers that did not sign the 1998 agreement. That failure entitled participating manufacturers to lower payments.
Sep 11, 2013 Reuters
added Sep 12, 2013 09:20
The settlement dollars went up in smoke years ago and smokers will put their dollars up in smoke to pay for the whole mess for years to come. The silliness of this whole scenario is obvious.
Jun 28, 2013 New Bern (NC) Sun-Journal
added Jun 28, 2013 14:16
North Carolina man has pleaded guilty . . . Court documents accuse Phelps falsifying documents showing the cigarettes were exported overseas to avoid paying fees related to the Master Settlement Agreement.
Jun 15, 2012 WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:55
Through the state's pioneering educational efforts, our teens are more aware of smoking's risks, and can be spared what happened to Richard Boatright...With a big budget surplus in hand, Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature should give some serious thought
Jan 3, 2015 Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jan 3, 2015 12:40
When New Jersey decided to bail out some of its tobacco bonds, the state gave up $400 million in future revenues to pocket $92 million immediately, an arrangement that also helped one savvy investor cash in on a big bet.
Dec 30, 2014 ProPublica
added Dec 30, 2014 23:00
has paid more than $100 billion to state governments ... The settlement left the tobacco industry immune from future state and federal suits, but the agreement said nothing about how states had to spend the money. ... Moore remembers it was a long slog.
Oct 13, 2013 National Public Radio (NPR)
added Oct 14, 2013 06:16