Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,746 headlines found
A state fund that pays for tobacco programs and cancer research is slowly losing money, and in the coming years state leaders will have to decide whether they will come up with a way to save the fund or let it fade away.
Mar 8, 2013 Baltimore (MD) Business Journal
added Mar 12, 2013 15:11
Last week the Baltimore Business Journal reported on Maryland’s Cigarette Restitution Fund, a pot of money that is intended to go toward programs for cancer treatment and research, smoking cessation and Medicaid expenses related to smoking.
Mar 12, 2013 Baltimore (MD) Business Journal
added Mar 12, 2013 15:10
Diverting monies from the Tobacco Trust Fund to plug budgetary gaps is short-sighted, will cost Vermonters in the future, and does not respect the wishes of Vermont smokers and nonsmokers.
Mar 11, 2013 VTDigger.org
added Mar 12, 2013 06:27
A statewide poll commissioned by Tobacco Free North Dakota reflects even stronger support as of March 6, 2013, for both the smoke-free law and for Measure 3, each passed by initiated measure in 2012 and 2008, respectively, according to a news release.
Mar 11, 2013 Minot (ND) Daily News
added Mar 11, 2013 02:42
A proposal to temporarily shore up the state's lottery-funded college scholarship program would end the flow of tobacco settlement payments into a 12-year-old state trust fund ... Senators on Tuesday voted 40-0 for a measure that would use 25 percent of
Mar 9, 2013 Albuquerque Journal
added Mar 10, 2013 12:32
Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration wants to redirect $120 million from a tobacco settlement account to help pay for college scholarships.
Mar 9, 2013 Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Mar 10, 2013 12:26
New York needs to act. It can allow the penalty to rise with the passage of years, but it is unfair, without warning or grace period, to implement a penalty that could bankrupt Americans who bought Big Tobacco’s lie.
Mar 8, 2013 Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 8, 2013 13:05
Kentucky did well in directing half of the state’s share of the settlement funds from tobacco companies over the past decade to help farmers diversify their operations into non-tobacco areas, a state official said here Thursday.
Mar 8, 2013 Evansville (IN) Courier & Press
added Mar 8, 2013 06:47
Commonwealth Court judge has ruled the Corbett administration has to spend tobacco settlement proceeds on health care programs for the working poor instead of moving the money into the state's general budget. Commonwealth Court Judge Dan Pellegrini on Mo
Mar 6, 2013 Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 6, 2013 08:12
A portion of Pennsylvania's tobacco settlement proceeds must fund the defunct adultBasic health insurance program for lower-income adults or a similar plan, rather than be used to help balance the government budget or pay for teacher pensions, a judge ru
Mar 6, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2013 07:39