Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,851 headlines found
The nation's high court rejected an appeal from a Canadian company that claimed the state couldn't collect payments for cigarettes sold to Indian tribal members. ... Without comment, the high court let stand a decision by the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appe
Dec 3, 2013 The Oklahoman
added Dec 4, 2013 05:28
The declining number of U.S. smokers is proving hazardous to the health of municipal bonds backed by payments from cigarette companies under a 1998 settlement with 46 U.S. states, Moody’s Investors Service said.
Jul 12, 2012 San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jul 13, 2012 06:34
by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
Dec 15, 2016 NJ.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56
The milestones Florida has achieved are a reminder that comprehensive tobacco control programs work, however, there is still much work to be done in the fight against tobacco. Historically, the battle has been against cigarettes and the tobacco control mo
Sep 17, 2013 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Sep 17, 2013 07:01
Florida legislation is being considered at the state capitol to speed up settlement payments from big tobacco companies. The bill would require the industry to pay the same bond as other industries when they lose a lawsuit or appeal.
Feb 17, 2017 WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:36
Miller said. "That's irresponsible. Those are not recurring revenue streams that will pay for a recurring expenditure." TSET manages roughly $1 billion. It and its annual earnings are spoken for.
Dec 22, 2016 Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Dec 23, 2016 01:34
For the fourth straight year, North Dakota ranks 1st in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...North Dakota is spending $9.9 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, compared with the
Dec 14, 2016 PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2016 20:04
Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later
Despite receiving more than $26 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to shortchange tobacco prevention and cessation programs that are proven to save lives and money.
Dec 14, 2016 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:37
A paralegal who supplied documents that set off a legal assault that staggered the nation's biggest tobacco companies has died. Merrell Williams Jr. died last week in Ocean Springs, Miss. He was 72. ... Williams is remembered by former Mississippi Attorn
Nov 25, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 25, 2013 16:32
Sep 12, 2013 Law360
added Sep 24, 2013 14:04