Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,851 headlines found
As Puerto Rico tries to cut its $70 billion of debt, investors are learning nothing is off-limits, with even constitutionally guaranteed general obligations staring down losses. While Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has yet to halt any payments -- and
Apr 20, 2016 Bloomberg News
added Apr 20, 2016 15:03
Why you should care: Tobacco is a destructive product to its consumers, but all companies should share equally in reimbursing states for costs for its health damages.
Apr 15, 2016 Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Apr 15, 2016 11:54
rejected argument that a tax on “small tobacco” companies not part of the landmark 1998 tobacco settlement violated the state constitution’s equal and uniform taxation clause, finding Texas had a rational basis for the tax scheme.
Apr 1, 2016 Law360
added Apr 4, 2016 15:33
STORY HIGHLIGHTS Tax was levied on manufacturers that weren’t part of Big Tobacco’s multibillion-dollar settlement. Small tobacco firms sued to overturn 55-cent-per-pack tax on tobacco products.
Apr 2, 2016 Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 2, 2016 14:20
upheld a state tax on products made by small tobacco companies that weren't part of a landmark 1998 settlement with Big Tobacco. The Supreme Court in its ruling determined the tax adopted by lawmakers in 2013 is not a violation of the Texas Constitution's
Apr 1, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 2, 2016 00:53
Governor Snyder is seeking $72 million annually over 10 years to fund the plan, using money from Michigan's share of a nationwide settlement with U.S. tobacco companies.
Mar 11, 2016 Reuters
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32
We do not yet know whether age-verification gates on entry to leading electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) brand websites are equally stringent. In this article, we address this gap by characterizing these age-verification gates. If gates are weak, adolesce
Mar 7, 2016 JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Mar 8, 2016 04:28
A judge dismissed a $1.2 million countersuit from Macerata Wheels founder,Christopher Joy.... Last year, the city of Danville sued Joy after the company received $600,000 from the Tobacco Commission, but failed to create jobs.
Feb 22, 2016 WSET-TV 13 (Lynchburg, VA)
added Feb 23, 2016 07:42
I received a note from a reader asking why the state was spending $13.7 million on programs to help people quit smoking, which the reader said was a "very big number," especially given the budget crunch. The $13.7 million might sound like a lot, but it
Feb 18, 2016 Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 18, 2016 23:31
he's reached a deal with major tobacco manufacturers to restore $50 million in lost tobacco settlement proceeds to Missouri, but it is contingent on action from the legislature.
Feb 9, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22