Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,851 headlines found
Utah legislators, mostly Republicans, have received hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years from the big tobacco giants, which might explain their reluctance to do much to curb smoking and make it more expensive.
Aug 17, 2013 Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 17, 2013 13:33
Superior Judge Dennis R. Pearson entered a final judgment Monday that ordered Reynolds to cough up the civil penalty partly as a sanction for contempt of a 1998 consent decree from the same court and violation of the master settlement agreement reference
Jun 5, 2013 Law360
added Jun 6, 2013 10:28
Nebraska's state legislators once again submitted shamelessly to the tobacco lobby last week and ended the funding of Tobacco Free Nebraska. Certainly in a tight fiscal environment, every program was up for discussion, but for the senators to eliminate t
Jun 1, 2013 Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jun 2, 2013 02:52
Movie characters smoke less since 1998 regulations that stopped tobacco companies from buying on-screen brand placements, according to a new study.
May 28, 2013 Reuters
added May 30, 2013 07:00
Massachusetts lawmakers' growing reliance on tobacco taxes to help balance the state budget is part of a national trend that has grown with each flutter of the country's economy.
May 27, 2013 Milford (MA) Daily News
added May 28, 2013 06:53
This fiscal year, state government will collect a combined $815 million in tobacco taxes and payments from a 1998 settlement with tobacco companies. It will spend $4.1 million on antitobacco programs -- less than 1 percent of total revenues.
May 27, 2013 Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 27, 2013 11:20
Pennsylvania Health Department launched a campaign called Young Lungs at Play. Using funds from the state's 1998 settlement with the tobacco industry, the program provides signs to communities adopting policies that ban smoking in parks and other places c
May 18, 2013 phillyBurbs.com
added May 18, 2013 22:47
North Carolina's annual share of payments from top cigarette companies paying for smoking-related health care costs is $211 million. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper notified Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders on Friday how much money was
Apr 26, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 26, 2013 22:27
Kentucky received its annual payment of more than $101 million in tobacco settlement money this week. “The money Kentucky receives each year from the MSA provides funding for many invaluable programs – from agriculture to education,” said Attorney Genera
Apr 18, 2013 The Lane Report
added Apr 18, 2013 17:04
Gov. Susana Martinez’s decision to strike down a proposed cash infusion into New Mexico’s tobacco settlement fund has left some anti-cancer advocates steamed. During this year’s legislative session, lawmakers voted to use the tobacco fund as a money sour
Apr 9, 2013 Albuquerque Journal
added Apr 10, 2013 14:38