Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,839 headlines found
If New York gets hundreds of millions of dollars each year from the big settlement with the tobacco companies, why is funding being cut again to the state's anti-smoking programs?
Mar 26, 2013 WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Mar 27, 2013 06:01
Tobacco-settlement money and a steep cigarette tax have helped New York fund incredibly effective anti-smoking public-education campaigns, which laudably have led to a dramatic reduction in smoking.
Mar 22, 2013 Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal
added Mar 25, 2013 03:13
A statewide poll commissioned by Tobacco Free North Dakota reflects even stronger support as of March 6, 2013, for both the smoke-free law and for Measure 3, each passed by initiated measure in 2012 and 2008, respectively, according to a news release.
Mar 11, 2013 Minot (ND) Daily News
added Mar 11, 2013 02:42
we can now see that it was the purest pretense for attorneys general in states like Massachusetts to have portrayed the Great Tobacco Robbery settlement of some years back as motivated by a supposed need for new “public health” outlays, as opposed to shee
Jan 28, 2013 Cato Institute
added Jan 29, 2013 13:32
The Utah Lung Association noted in a recent press release that Utah has failed to protect children from Big Tobacco’s marketing tactics by neglecting to invest in programs proven to reduce tobacco use, according to the American Lung Association’s "State
Jan 26, 2013 Salt Lake Tribune
added Jan 26, 2013 06:07
A commission created to spark development in southwest and Southside Virginia is set to discuss its efforts to help communities hurt by manufacturing and agricultural job losses. The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commissio
Jan 8, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2013 13:27
we'd like to see the bulk of this money be spent the same way as previous tobacco settlement money -- in ways that benefit people, something the payors' product doesn't do.
Dec 26, 2012 Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 26, 2012 23:11
Our latest report, issued December 6, 2012, finds that states are spending only a miniscule portion of their tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use. The states have failed to reverse deep cuts to tobacco prevention and cessation programs that have undermi
Dec 6, 2012 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 09:29
Chairwoman calls drop in tobacco funds "worst case scenario"
Sep 26, 2012 Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Sep 27, 2012 14:18
But the fast-money grab, and quick spending, has had long-term implications for local governments. "Essentially, instead of investing the money in reducing the long-term carnage caused by smoking, they took the easy way out," Horner told the Editorial B
Jun 17, 2012 New York Journal News
added Jun 28, 2012 11:56