Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,717 headlines found
We don't think this is what the CDC had in mind... Texas is only spending 2.4 percent of the tobacco settlement money it collects on tobacco prevention campaigns, placing the state near the bottom of the Centers for Disease Control's recommended state-
Jan 3, 2013 Houston (TX) Press
added Jan 8, 2013 21:47
New Jersey’s failure to use more of its tobacco money to fight smoking is especially troubling in light of national surveys indicating that smoking declines in states have slowed. The state’s progress against tobacco use — the No. 1 cause of preventable
Dec 29, 2012 Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Dec 29, 2012 12:15
The Big Tobacco settlement money that's being used in Nebraska may not be going toward what people expected. In fact, a report estimates only 6% of the $38 million is used for anti-smoking programs.
Dec 26, 2012 KMTV Action 3 News CBS (Omaha, NE)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:23
we'd like to see the bulk of this money be spent the same way as previous tobacco settlement money -- in ways that benefit people, something the payors' product doesn't do.
Dec 26, 2012 Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 26, 2012 23:11
The state has the highest cigarette taxes in the nation and has been a leader in protecting its residents from secondhand smoke, Seilback noted. But state funding for tobacco control has been cut in half since 2007, he said, from $85.5 million to $41.4 mi
Dec 26, 2012 Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Dec 26, 2012 00:49
In tough times, some worthy programs have to be trimmed. But many young smokers and their loved ones - as well as taxpayers who've historically subsidized the health care of ailing smokers - will pay dearly for those cuts. Lawmakers in Virginia, North C
Dec 26, 2012 Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Dec 26, 2012 00:23
“Since 2003, Nevada has received approximately $40 million in payments per year which would be at risk if a settlement was not reached,” said Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto in a Dec. 19 statement. The agreement "will continue to provide f
Dec 23, 2012 Carson Now (Carson City, NV)
added Dec 23, 2012 21:53
Alabama stands to get more money from arbitration over disputed funds in the national tobacco settlement, and while the amount is a secret there are suggestions how to spend it.
Dec 22, 2012 Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 23, 2012 14:03
Herbert J. Sims analyst Dick Larkin believes tobacco companies may be the big winners.
Dec 21, 2012 Bond Buyer Online
added Dec 24, 2012 10:52
Gov. Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Friday said funding to children's programs will be protected under a multistate legal agreement to settle disputed payments from several major tobacco companies.
Dec 21, 2012 Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 23, 2012 21:48