Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,851 headlines found
The Chafee administration is weighing whether to refinance the bonds initially sold in 2002 to investors willing to pay $685 million up front in exchange for the rights to $1.2 billion in anticipated settlement payments over two decades from the big tobac
Aug 27, 2013 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Aug 27, 2013 10:36
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was ordered to pay Vermont $8.3 million by a state-court judge who ruled that the company violated consumer-protection laws by stating that its Eclipse cigarette brand reduced health risks.
Jun 4, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Jun 5, 2013 11:15
California on Tuesday had little trouble selling $380 million in municipal bonds backed by revenue from tobacco companies, even as litigation deepens over a payment dispute related to the companies' lost market share.
Apr 2, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 2, 2013 19:40
A study detailed in the most recent New England Journal of Medicine confirms . . . What the CBO study shows is the litigation that showered such huge benefits on a few was based on the false premise that cigarettes cost taxpayers money. Unfortunately, t
Nov 29, 2012 Forbes
added Nov 29, 2012 16:35
“Several years ago, we discovered that Brown and Williamson manufactured cigarettes for a company called Star Tobacco, but failed to pay what they were required to pay us under the original 1997 tobacco settlement agreement,” said Attorney General Hood.
Jun 22, 2015 Mississippi Attorney General's Office
added Jun 22, 2015 20:13
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