Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,151 headlines found
State attorneys general must investigate, and consider taking legal action against, e-cigarette companies that appear to be using some of the same advertising tactics that once drew young adults into smoking, a Kentucky deputy attorney general told his la
Jul 23, 2014 New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 11:59
A stream of news out of the tobacco industry has failed to derail prices on municipal bonds backed by cigarette makers. But muni bond analysts warn that investors could get caught in the middle as the big players in the tobacco industry shift.
Jul 22, 2014 MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:12
The Master Settlement Agreement will all but guarantee the Lorillard acquisition gets pushed through. Anti-trust regulators approved the prior RAI acquisition with the same prospective market share and cap. The biggest winner seems to be Imperial Tobacc
Jul 17, 2014 Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 18, 2014 00:51
West Virginia Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit against a Kentucky tobacco company for not placing money in an escrow account related to 1998’s landmark Master Settlement Agreement.
Jul 16, 2014 West Virginia Record
added Jul 16, 2014 18:50
tax authorities love the predictability of cartels. As the dominant companies’ continuing fight over how the settlement is enforced against new entrants shows, there is no incentive to let the unruly forces of market capitalism intrude into this industry.
Jul 15, 2014 Forbes
added Jul 15, 2014 19:24
Despite this, Alabama has spent just $275,000 on tobacco prevention in 2014, according to data collected by The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Alabama has generated $223.1 million in revenue from tobacco this year. The CDC has recommended that Alabama
Jul 10, 2014 AL.com
added Jul 15, 2014 16:23
those concerned about Hoosier health will note that this victory doesn't have anything to do with the state's overall approach to the yearly tobacco funding it receives. In short, much of the money that is intended for smoking cessation efforts and public
Jul 15, 2014 South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jul 15, 2014 12:24
there are no Democrats on this board. It is charged with helping tobacco farmers and with revitalizing formerly tobacco-dependent communities. Over the years, it funded a wide variety of projects, but unlike our state budget process, it is not always cl
Jul 10, 2014 Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jul 11, 2014 07:05
Puerto Rico debt concerns have spurred a sell-off tobacco bonds as hedge funds that invest in riskier assets seek liquidity, market participants said.
Jul 9, 2014 Bond Buyer Online
added Jul 9, 2014 19:22
The 31-member legislative body, created by the 1999 General Assembly, uses proceeds from the national tobacco settlement in the “promotion of economic growth and development in tobacco-dependent communities.” To date, the commission has awarded 1,764 gra
Jun 27, 2014 Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jul 3, 2014 13:04