Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,778 headlines found
Pennsylvania will continue to fight the tobacco industry's lawsuit to reduce payments to the Master Settlement Agreement, the 1998 deal that requires tobacco companies to pay billions of dollars to offset public health costs from tobacco-related diseases
Apr 17, 2013 Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Apr 17, 2013 07:52
The nation’s top cigarette companies have made their annual payments as part of the 25-year settlement in which some cigarette makers are paying states for smoking-related health care costs. Philip Morris USA, owned by Henrico County-based Altria Group
Apr 16, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2013 01:51
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office says it's declining a settlement offer by tobacco companies in favor of waiting for an arbitration panel's decision that will help determine how much the companies owe the state. The attorney general's office sa
Apr 15, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 15, 2013 07:02
A federal appeals court panel on Friday upheld the conviction of Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, one of Mississippi's most prominent attorneys before going to prison on judicial corruption charges.
Apr 12, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2013 08:33
The grant is provided at a time when more state legislatures, including North Carolina, are siphoning significant amounts of money dedicated to tobacco-prevention efforts from the 1998 landmark Master Settlement Agreement to their state general funds.
Apr 12, 2013 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 12, 2013 13:13
About $101 billion of municipal debt is backed by payments tobacco companies ... Less smoking means less money to repay debt, raising the risk of owning the securities, said Richard Larkin, director of credit analysis at Iselin, New Jersey-based Herbert
Apr 11, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Apr 12, 2013 00:38
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
A tobacco company owned by a Yakama Nation tribal member must pay into an escrow account established under a 1998 settlement with big tobacco companies, a federal judge has ruled.
Apr 8, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 9, 2013 02:15
California on Tuesday had little trouble selling $380 million in municipal bonds backed by revenue from tobacco companies, even as litigation deepens over a payment dispute related to the companies' lost market share.
Apr 2, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 2, 2013 19:40
An Oklahoma County judge on Friday granted a motion for summary judgment of more than $47 million in a civil case against a company that was accused of participating in the illegal sale of cigarettes, Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Friday.
Mar 30, 2013 Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 30, 2013 18:24