Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics — 11,303 headlines found
The biggest achievement of the new government in its first 100 days has been in imposing the largest-ever hike in excise duty on cigarettes — from 11% to 72%. The government also substantially raised taxes on pan masala, gutka and other tobacco products.
Sep 2, 2014 The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 2, 2014 14:03
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, and the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance, NTCA, have urged the House of Representatives to exclude the tobacco industry from tobacco control policies and interaction.
Sep 1, 2014 Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 2, 2014 14:00
Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) claims their reputation is suffering because of "historic distrust". Tom Pruen, ECITA's chief scientific officer, said: "The vast majority of the industry is not anything to do with the tobacco indu
Aug 31, 2014 Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:27
The Honolulu City Council's Public Safety and Economic Development Committee has advanced a bill to raise the legal smoking age to 21.
Aug 27, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 20:06
Cattaraugus County lawmakers voted 16-2 on Wednesday, Aug. 27 in support of a ban on the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies. The resolution, already approved by the Cattaraugus County Board of Health, states that the Cattaraugus County Legislature “su
Aug 29, 2014 Salamanca (NY) Republican-Press
added Aug 29, 2014 19:51
To tax the sale of cigarettes (or any similar item) is shortsighted, and to do so only in one county is discriminatory toward the residents and visitors of that county who choose to purchase that item in that county.
Aug 29, 2014 Philadelphia Business Journal
added Aug 29, 2014 19:36
The McDonnells needed money because they were badly in debt, and he said they were willing to undertake official acts to help former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams promote his tobacco-based supplement, Anatabloc.
Aug 29, 2014 WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:02
Acknowledging that there was no smoking-gun memo laying out a deal, Mr. Harbach meticulously presented a timeline in which gifts from Mr. Williams were closely followed by the governor’s favorable acts on his behalf.
Aug 29, 2014 New York Times
added Aug 29, 2014 15:01
Monday night, the city’s common council voted 5 to 4 in favor of an all-inclusive smoking ban. Bartender Holly Long says she’s a single mother and won’t be able to make ends meet if the ban passes. “You have your choice if you want to walk into the bar
Aug 29, 2014 Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Aug 29, 2014 13:41
The last of four public hearings on a proposed smoking ban for Oregon beaches was held Thursday in Salem. The state says the smoking ban on all 362 miles of the Oregon coastline was proposed in response to the number of cigarette butts left in the sand.
Aug 28, 2014 KOIN-TV Ch. 6
added Aug 29, 2014 13:33