Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,068 headlines found
A panel of arbitrators held Pennsylvania to arbitrary standards when they ruled in September that the state's portion of a $206 billion settlement deal with the nation's largest tobacco companies could be reduced due to lax tax collection efforts, attorne
Mar 7, 2014 Law360
added Mar 8, 2014 22:38
In Pennsylvania Common Court on Friday, lawyers for the state of Pennsylvania argued the arbitration ruling should be thrown out, claiming the state did a proper job of enforcing the law. The Pennsylvania case could have national ramifications because t
Mar 7, 2014 Reuters
added Mar 8, 2014 22:37
National Collegiate Athletic Association is expected as early as April to reach an agreement ... Driving the deal is 59-year-old Seattle lawyer Steve Berman, a onetime college soccer goalie who has brought successful group actions against Big Tobacco, En
Mar 7, 2014 Bloomberg News
added Mar 7, 2014 13:14
If state lawmakers are serious about helping smokers quit a habit as addictive as heroin -- and preventing kids from starting -- they should insist that revenue from the landmark 1998 settlement between tobacco companies and 40 states be used as intended.
Mar 2, 2014 Trenton (NJ) Times
added Mar 2, 2014 23:11
Gov. John Kasich said he wants to spend $35 million in tobacco-settlement money in the next five years on tobacco control. Some public-health advocates say that's not enough in a state with particularly bad smoking statistics and little to boast about ot
Feb 28, 2014 Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Feb 28, 2014 19:46
Feb 20, 2014 Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 26, 2014 14:40
Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration has sent a letter to the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission calling on the commission to provide a detailed account of its spending over the past five years.
Feb 26, 2014 Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 26, 2014 14:36
The governor also has announced a new plan to fight smoking in the state. Kasich says Ohio was once a national leader in reducing the number of people who smoke and needs to take the cause up again. Kasich announced in his State of the State speech Mon
Feb 24, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 25, 2014 15:21
Kasich announced in his State of the State speech Monday he is dedicating new tobacco settlement dollars in the fight against the addiction of smoking. He says the fight will help drive down medical costs and improve Ohioans' health.
Feb 25, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 25, 2014 15:20
like the American Lung Association’s report, we urge both elected officials and regular citizens in Indiana to renew a commitment to “eliminate tobacco-caused death and disease.” Seems more than logical to us.
Feb 23, 2014 Goshen (IN) News
added Feb 23, 2014 15:38