Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,839 headlines found
STORY HIGHLIGHTS Tax was levied on manufacturers that weren’t part of Big Tobacco’s multibillion-dollar settlement. Small tobacco firms sued to overturn 55-cent-per-pack tax on tobacco products.
Apr 2, 2016 Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 2, 2016 14:20
upheld a state tax on products made by small tobacco companies that weren't part of a landmark 1998 settlement with Big Tobacco. The Supreme Court in its ruling determined the tax adopted by lawmakers in 2013 is not a violation of the Texas Constitution's
Apr 1, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 2, 2016 00:53
Governor Snyder is seeking $72 million annually over 10 years to fund the plan, using money from Michigan's share of a nationwide settlement with U.S. tobacco companies.
Mar 11, 2016 Reuters
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32
We do not yet know whether age-verification gates on entry to leading electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) brand websites are equally stringent. In this article, we address this gap by characterizing these age-verification gates. If gates are weak, adolesce
Mar 7, 2016 JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Mar 8, 2016 04:28
A judge dismissed a $1.2 million countersuit from Macerata Wheels founder,Christopher Joy.... Last year, the city of Danville sued Joy after the company received $600,000 from the Tobacco Commission, but failed to create jobs.
Feb 22, 2016 WSET-TV 13 (Lynchburg, VA)
added Feb 23, 2016 07:42
I received a note from a reader asking why the state was spending $13.7 million on programs to help people quit smoking, which the reader said was a "very big number," especially given the budget crunch. The $13.7 million might sound like a lot, but it
Feb 18, 2016 Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 18, 2016 23:31
he's reached a deal with major tobacco manufacturers to restore $50 million in lost tobacco settlement proceeds to Missouri, but it is contingent on action from the legislature.
Feb 9, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22
Motley Rice LLC attorneys seized on their abilities in the courtroom and at the negotiating table to secure some big wins for plaintiffs in 2015, including a $100 million settlement with three major tobacco companies over...
Jan 27, 2016 Law360
added Jan 28, 2016 20:07
[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Broken promise / Brownback proposes going back on agreement for tobacco settlement money
guess how much Kansas spends on tobacco prevention and cessation? Try 1.5 percent...any attempt to circumvent the CIF should be done with complete transparency and with an authentic conversation about what’s the right way to be responsible with the tobacc
Jan 19, 2016 Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jan 20, 2016 03:18
Tennessee collected $400 million last year from its tax on tobacco and the settlement made with cigarette companies in the 1990s, and spent only $5 million of that, a little more than 1 percent, on tobacco prevention programs.
Dec 21, 2015 Public News Service (PNS)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:40