Headlines Tagged with Campaign Finance — 840 headlines found
California has become a battleground between the tobacco industry and health groups as lawmakers push proposals that include increasing cigarette taxes by $2 a pack and raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. The state once led the nation in snuffi
Apr 15, 2015 Los Angeles Times
added Apr 15, 2015 08:21
Amid the controversy over the BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Allahabad Shyama Charan Gupta, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday that it was expected that conflicts of interest are declared in accordance with rules.
Apr 6, 2015 Indian Express
added Apr 6, 2015 17:02
Top cancer experts and activists in the region on Saturday strongly condemned state BJP MP RP Sarmah's comments denying the link between cancer and tobacco. Experts dubbed the comments 'irresponsible and callous'.
Apr 5, 2015 Times of India
added Apr 6, 2015 14:59
[Asia, India] Pro-tobacco MPs Shyam Charan Gupta, Dilip Gandhi and Ram Prasad Sarmah may be axed from panel
Faced with public outrage over the delay in notifying bigger health warnings on tobacco products and statements of some BJP members, including a "beedi baron", suggesting there is little evidence of a link between tobacco consumption and occurance of canc
Apr 5, 2015 The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 6, 2015 14:44
The parliamentary committee's observations and leniency towards the tobacco industry stakeholders does not bode well for the health of our nation and public health advocates strongly demand that health warnings should be enforced without any further dela
Apr 6, 2015 Deccan Herald (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 06:00
[Asia, India] 'Double standard' BJP wrong to demand more time on tobacco consumption decision: Sibal
Congress leader Kapil Sibal said on Thursday that it reflected the BJP's double standards. "They have (Charan) their own 'beedi business' and obviously the sale of beedi will have to be increased. And, Modi ji will continue with his silence," he said.
Apr 2, 2015 Business Standard (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:29
A parliamentary panel that has asked the health ministry to keep in abeyance a plan to expand the size of pictorial warnings against tobacco includes a BJP member of parliament who has financial stakes in the beediindustry.
Apr 2, 2015 The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Apr 5, 2015 14:33
CHAWLA: But for Gupta, Gandhi and Sarmah, no indigenous evidence exists linking cancer with tobacco use. It is evident that this putrid perception arises from their business activities, since two of them are in the tobacco industry. It begs the ethical qu
Apr 5, 2015 New Indian Express (in)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:28
Nichols has sharply criticized McCoy for accepting more than $10,000 in campaign contributions from lobbyists that represent tobacco companies and from Rite Aid...would bar retail stores with pharmacies from displaying "any Tobacco Product in a manner tha
Apr 4, 2015 Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Apr 4, 2015 12:47
This subchapter and the rules and other actions of the Arkansas Tobacco Control Board shall preempt the enactment and enforcement of any county...: I'm informed it's only a pre-emption on efforts to regulate sale, not use. I've also since learned of heav
Apr 3, 2015 Arkansas Times
added Apr 3, 2015 22:11