Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,851 headlines found
In Oklahoma, three behaviors – poor diet, tobacco use and sedentary lifestyle – contribute to four conditions – cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, and diabetes -- that cause 60 percent of deaths. These deaths can be preven
Dec 11, 2017 The Oklahoman
added Dec 11, 2017 17:37
“The budget that was just passed by the legislature also eliminates the funding for tobacco control for the next two years,” he said. “So assuming no changes are made, we will go four years without a single cent being earmarked for tobacco control, despi
Dec 1, 2017 WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:05
North Carolina, like most states, put little to none of this money in preventing people from smoking, but just used this as another funding stream to be spent as it pleased. So the cycle will continue unimpeded.
Dec 1, 2017 Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Dec 1, 2017 15:45
Mike Moore made cigarette companies pay for the high cost of treating smokers. Here he comes again.
Oct 5, 2017 Bloomberg News
added Oct 5, 2017 12:50
A grand jury hit Vrdolyak last November with a 19-page indictment that outlined his alleged role in a scheme to pocket millions from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak, known
Aug 26, 2017 Chicago Sun-Times
added Aug 26, 2017 14:46
The Henry County Health Department recently received an award from Tennessee Commissioner of Health John Dreyzehner for making improvements towards its three-year goals for reducing smoking. Rachel Matlock, health educator with the Henry County Health D
Aug 9, 2017 Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 9, 2017 15:18
Have Democrats forgotten the tobacco industry lawsuit? Forgotten how Gov. Scott McCallum "borrowed" Wisconsin's share of the settlement to balance the state budget when that money should have been spent on adolescent smoking prevention? How about account
Jul 20, 2017 (Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Jul 20, 2017 16:54
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Jun 19, 2017 Kim Komando
added Jun 19, 2017 21:23
Attorney General Marty Jackley is cautioning South Dakota residents about what he says are deceptive advertisements regarding a nearly 20-year-old settlement with tobacco companies.
Jun 15, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2017 19:31
“One of the funds that they are proposing sweeping is the tobacco fund, which we’d already had an agreement on how much tobacco money we were going to spend, and how much we were going to leave in the fund due to anticipation of a negative decision on th
May 8, 2017 KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added May 9, 2017 20:12