Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,779 headlines found
Lawmakers reviewing the Fund for a Healthy Maine have been frustrated that staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services have refused to appear before their committee. Rep. Roberta Beavers, a South Berwick Democrat, was among those annoyed th
Nov 16, 2015 Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Nov 16, 2015 22:18
It’s too early to say exactly how much we should increase the tax, but it has to be enough to make a difference, both in preventing smoking and in our state’s bank accounts. We must examine our priorities as a state – and both physical and financial heal
Oct 28, 2015 Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 28, 2015 16:20
continued Tuesday its dispute over annual payment obligations to the Master Settlement Agreement by withholding about 24 percent of the $1.77 billion amount due from fiscal 2013. Tobacco companies, including Reynolds, agreed in 1998 to settle lawsuits tha
Apr 16, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2014 11:28
If the FDA were to be successful in banning menthol, tobacco analysts project a potential surge in demand for smoking-cessation products made by pharmaceutical companies since 30 percent of all adult smokers and more than 40 percent of all youth smokers
Jun 5, 2016 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2016 18:53
Kym Arnone, a Barclays Plc managing director who led the bank’s sales of bonds backed by money state and local governments receive from their legal settlement with cigarette makers, has left the company.
Aug 28, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Aug 28, 2015 19:26
With teacher shortages and exploding class sizes headlining back-to-school media coverage, it was only a matter of time before lawmakers took aim at the one sacrosanct pot of money left in Oklahoma: the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.
Aug 20, 2015 Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Aug 21, 2015 10:07
the state has led the country three of the last five years in selling tobacco to kids. It took fourth place one of those years, and missed first place by .1 percent another.... Oregon officials downplay the significance of the report, saying most kids don
Sep 2, 2013 The Oregonian
added Sep 3, 2013 03:04
State lawmakers can find the revenue to increase education funding without tapping into the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. They need to be more creative.
Aug 30, 2015 Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Aug 31, 2015 13:41
Rhode Island is set to issue $618 million of tobacco bonds next week, ending a seven-month delay caused by a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc.
Mar 3, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Mar 3, 2015 18:54
The Engle Progeny cases have resulted and will continue to result in increased litigation and trial activity and increased product liability defense costs. Outstanding jury verdicts in favor of the Engle Progeny plaintiffs have been entered against RJR To
Feb 10, 2015 Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 10, 2015 18:08