Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,763 headlines found
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
A recent deal with tobacco companies will distribute money to 17 states that has been tied up for years, but the funds may only provide short-term relief to underfunded tobacco bonds.
Dec 20, 2012 Reuters
added Dec 21, 2012 08:24
The state of Georgia will receive about $56 million next year and more payments in the future from a major settlement states reached with tobacco companies more than a decade ago.
Dec 20, 2012 Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 20, 2012 06:24
North Carolina’s General Fund will see a $100 million bounce in the wake of a settlement between 19 states and major cigarette makers over disputed MSA payments.
Dec 19, 2012 Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Dec 20, 2012 14:53
Tobacco bonds issued by U.S. states are gaining after Philip Morris USA (PM) and other cigarette makers said they would distribute to 17 states $4 billion in payments previously withheld from a 1998 settlement.
Dec 19, 2012 Bloomberg News
added Dec 20, 2012 01:59