Headlines Tagged with Settlements — 14,858 headlines found
Rather than accept a lump-sum percentage of the money some tobacco companies have been withholding since 2003, as 22 other states have done, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office is pursuing the full amount due through litigation — one year’s worth at a
Jun 24, 2013 VTDigger.org
added Jun 25, 2013 07:18
Criswell's 13-year-old program is funded in part with Kentucky's share of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement, a multi-billion-dollar settlement reached between 46 states, including Kentucky, and the nation's cigarette companies. The program received $2
Jun 17, 2013 Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Jun 17, 2013 13:11
Kentucky's Finance and Administration Cabinet now offers the Citizen Tax Calculator on the state's transparency portal, OpenDoor.ky.gov ... They could also find out that they contributed $35.51 toward the first phase of Kentucky's tobacco settlement.
Jun 14, 2013 Government Technology
added Jun 15, 2013 10:57
Philip Morris and Winston & Strawn have defeated a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that the company overcharged the military for cigarettes. A judge ruled on Thursday that the whistleblower wasn't the first person to point out the pricing discrepancy, whi
Jun 14, 2013 AmericanLawyer.com
added Jun 15, 2013 10:52
Susan Nielsen's recent column on the nostalgic qualities of smoking ("Smoking may stink, but it packs a nostalgic punch," June 9) is a good reminder that we must work together to reduce the grip that the tobacco industry has on our communities.
Jun 13, 2013 The Oregonian blogs
added Jun 14, 2013 09:26
We have continued to achieve substantial success in managing the tobacco and health litigation, notwithstanding significant challenges. ... I will touch on two categories of tobacco litigation, lights class actions and individual cases, including Engle p
Jun 11, 2013 Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 13, 2013 11:07
Critics of tobacco use are making one more pitch for lawmakers to earmark a greater part of Oregon's share of the national tobacco settlement for programs aimed at prevention and cessation.
Jun 11, 2013 Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jun 12, 2013 13:37
The two of us, as colleagues in Oregon's House of Representatives, are brought together on this issue by a shared belief in prioritizing the health, safety and potential of our children. It's time that we, as a legislature, step up and recognize that the
Jun 10, 2013 The Oregonian
added Jun 12, 2013 13:22
Leading Health Groups Urge State AGs to Investigate R.J. Reynolds’ New Magazine Ads for Camel Cigarettes
Five leading public health organizations are calling on state attorneys general to investigate whether R.J. Reynolds’ new magazine advertising campaign for Camel cigarettes violates the state tobacco settlement’s prohibition on targeting youth.
May 30, 2013 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 11, 2013 23:30
A Vermont Superior Court judge this week ordered the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay $8.3 million for deceptive marketing of its Eclipse cigarettes that violated both Vermont’s consumer protection laws and the 1998 state tobacco settlement, which pr
Jun 6, 2013 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 11, 2013 23:26