Missouri to Mull Hybrid Tobacco Deal
- Using Cuts, Surcharges, and Optional Taxes to Close the Gap. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;3/3/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31584, MID WEST p46
Reports on public finance conditions of Missouri as of March 3, 2003. Variation in the state's revenue during 1998-2001; Proposals of the budget for fiscal 2004-2005 introduced by the state's governor Bob Holden; Planned borrowing of the state in 2003.
- Passenger PORTFOLIO. // Railway Gazette International;Apr2003, Vol. 159 Issue 4, p195
Presents news briefs on the railroad industry as of April 1, 2003. Installation of Mobile Info information display systems on Combino trains in Amsterdam, Netherlands; Approval of an extra appropriation to support a twice daily passenger service between Saint Louis, Missouri and Kansas City,...
- What Americans Think: Tobacco Bill, R.I.P. // Spectrum: Journal of State Government;Fall98, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p19
Features a survey conducted in the United States, on the public's reactions to the tobacco legislation. Statistical information representing the survey.
- Coalition requests stronger tobacco control. // Cancer News;Summer92, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p18
Reports that the American Cancer Society called upon the administration and Congress to take immediate actions to make strong tobacco control policy a major part of health care reform. Comments from Walter Lawrence Jr.,MD.; Petitions filed by the Coalition on Smoking OR Health; Details.
- Federal Tobacco Price Supports. // Congressional Digest;May94, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p137
Presents excerpts from a Congressional Research Service report entitled `Tobacco Price Support: An Overview of the Program,' dealing with the tobacco price support program of the American federal government. Aims of the tobacco price support program; Profile of the United States tobacco...
- States hope to smoke out tobacco firm dollars. Marley, Sara // Business Insurance;10/3/94, Vol. 28 Issue 40, p1
Reports on the efforts of various state governments to collect damages from the tobacco industry. Lawsuits for smoking-related illnesses in West Virginia, Minnesota and Mississippi; Legislation in Florida and Massachusetts for taxpayer benefits; Arguments for litigation; Reaction from industry...
- Feds lay claim to state tobacco dollars. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 20, p83
Reports the battle between the US government and states that are suing the tobacco industry, in getting money from Medicaid to treat smoke-related illness. Portion of settlement wanted by the government as compensation for Medicaid spending; Effect of the settlement with the tobacco industry.
- Jackhammer on Tobacco Road. // Christian Science Monitor;9/30/99, Vol. 91 Issue 214, p10
Editorial. Identifies flaws in the United States Justice Department's lawsuit against the tobacco industry.
- Court allows smokers to sue. // Nation's Health;Jul92, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p3
Reports that in a case that American Public Health Association has been involved in over a number of years, the Supreme Court recently ruled that smokers are allowed to sue tobacco companies. Labeling does not protect companies against all personal-injury suits under state law; Allegedly...