Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,840 headlines found
Criswell's 13-year-old program is funded in part with Kentucky's share of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement, a multi-billion-dollar settlement reached between 46 states, including Kentucky, and the nation's cigarette companies. The program received $2
Jun 17, 2013 Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Jun 17, 2013 13:11
Kentucky's Finance and Administration Cabinet now offers the Citizen Tax Calculator on the state's transparency portal, OpenDoor.ky.gov ... They could also find out that they contributed $35.51 toward the first phase of Kentucky's tobacco settlement.
Jun 14, 2013 Government Technology
added Jun 15, 2013 10:57
Philip Morris and Winston & Strawn have defeated a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that the company overcharged the military for cigarettes. A judge ruled on Thursday that the whistleblower wasn't the first person to point out the pricing discrepancy, whi
Jun 14, 2013 AmericanLawyer.com
added Jun 15, 2013 10:52
Susan Nielsen's recent column on the nostalgic qualities of smoking ("Smoking may stink, but it packs a nostalgic punch," June 9) is a good reminder that we must work together to reduce the grip that the tobacco industry has on our communities.
Jun 13, 2013 The Oregonian blogs
added Jun 14, 2013 09:26
We have continued to achieve substantial success in managing the tobacco and health litigation, notwithstanding significant challenges. ... I will touch on two categories of tobacco litigation, lights class actions and individual cases, including Engle p
Jun 11, 2013 Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 13, 2013 11:07
Critics of tobacco use are making one more pitch for lawmakers to earmark a greater part of Oregon's share of the national tobacco settlement for programs aimed at prevention and cessation.
Jun 11, 2013 Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jun 12, 2013 13:37
The two of us, as colleagues in Oregon's House of Representatives, are brought together on this issue by a shared belief in prioritizing the health, safety and potential of our children. It's time that we, as a legislature, step up and recognize that the
Jun 10, 2013 The Oregonian
added Jun 12, 2013 13:22
A Vermont Superior Court judge this week ordered the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay $8.3 million for deceptive marketing of its Eclipse cigarettes that violated both Vermont’s consumer protection laws and the 1998 state tobacco settlement, which pr
Jun 6, 2013 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 11, 2013 23:26
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
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was ordered to pay Vermont $8.3 million by a state-court judge who ruled that the company violated consumer-protection laws by stating that its Eclipse cigarette brand reduced health risks.
Jun 4, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Jun 5, 2013 11:15