Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,332 headlines found
Rhode Island is set to issue $618 million of tobacco bonds next week, ending a seven-month delay caused by a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc.
Mar 3, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Mar 3, 2015 18:54
Opponents of Gov. Paul LePage’s plan to divert tobacco settlement money away from the Fund for a Healthy Maine and move it into more direct smoking cessation treatment through Medicaid, turned out in force in Augusta today.
Mar 2, 2015 Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:37
the limited ad campaign pales in comparison to what the tobacco industry has pumped into the public consciousness...rates of decline have slowed…That is reason enough to call for better use of the funds awarded to states in the 1998 tobacco settlement…It
Feb 25, 2015 Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Feb 25, 2015 19:33
In 2012, lawmakers used the fund to shore up a shortfall in the state’s Medicaid program. Last spring, lawmakers used $5 million from the account to help the state balance its books. Maine isn’t unique in using tobacco settlement funds this way, a reali
Feb 20, 2015 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Feb 21, 2015 21:59
some of those bonds are now coming back to bite them. An analysis of more than 100 such deals by ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative journalism enterprise, last year found that some bonds are in trouble because annual settlement payments to the state
Feb 20, 2015 USA Today
added Feb 20, 2015 04:19
Kansas’ handling of tobacco sales on tribal reservations could jeopardize its share of the tobacco settlement money that was supposed to fund children’s programs... “We’re talking to the tribes about enforcing, because we don’t want to lose that $60 mill
Feb 20, 2015 Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 20, 2015 03:20
The Real Marlboro Man / Darrell Winfield, star of the most successful campaign in tobacco history, sold the spirit of the cowboy to American men—and, surprisingly, women too.
Virginia Slims. But the marketing ploy didn't work the same way on female audiences...thus Philip Morris contracted a series of "lifestyle analysis" studies in 1993 that sought to taxonomize the values of the “new young adult female smoker.”
Feb 17, 2015 The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 17, 2015 16:03
roots of the 1995 class action actually extend back to the early 1950s...42.1 million Americans still smoke...the leading cause of preventable disease and death ... more than 480,000 deaths every year, or 1 of every 5 deaths. Little else needs to be said.
Feb 16, 2015 Pine Bluff (AR) Commercial
added Feb 16, 2015 20:38
Vogler set the record straight on the tobacco commission grants at last week’s meeting of Danville City Council. According to the councilman, the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission has awarded 47 grants totaling more
Feb 12, 2015 Chatham (VA) Star-Tribune
added Feb 12, 2015 10:57
asked a Pennsylvania appeals court Wednesday to overturn a trial judge's ruling that allowed the state to hold on to $120 million it stood to receive as part of a multistate settlement over smoking-related health care costs in a dispute over the state's t
Feb 11, 2015 Law360
added Feb 11, 2015 22:44