Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics — 11,459 headlines found
Push to stop selling cigarettes to Australians born AFTER 2000 - but is it political correctness gone mad?
• Tasmanian Independent Ivan Dean is set to introduce bill banning sale of smoking in the state to people born after year 2000 •The ban would come into effect in 2018 when current 14-year-old's turn 18 • He aims to make Tasmania a smoke-free state when cu
Sep 30, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 30, 2014 06:14
“At some point cities will get a better feel for, ‘Do these have the same danger as a cigarette?,’” said Alan Kemp, Iowa League of Cities executive director. “It’s always been my impression that the reason cigarettes have been regulated and smoking in pu
Sep 26, 2014 Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 30, 2014 05:36
By staying on the sidelines and refusing to regulate the content, sale and advertising of e-cigarettes, Health Canada is squandering an easy opportunity to become a leader on an important public-health file.
Sep 28, 2014 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:10
Many smokers in Vancouver have gotten away with lighting up in public places by using electronic cigarettes, but that could change soon. Currently, there is no by-law restricting electronic, or e-cigarettes, in Vancouver but next week city council will
Sep 25, 2014 GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 21:53
B131 Smoking & E-cigarettes Endorsed
Sep 26, 2014 UBCM (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 12:07
The government, therefore, should push more nonprice-related policies aimed at lowering the smoking rate and make sure the new tax revenues are not diverted to spending programs unrelated to antismoking and health programs.
Sep 13, 2014 Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:28
are accusing the plaintiffs in a landmark class-action lawsuit of attempting to use the courts to do what Parliament doesn’t dare: ban the sale of cigarettes...cigarettes have at least one use – to give smokers pleasure – and Quebec Superior Court cannot
Sep 29, 2014 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:20
The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
Sep 20, 2012 WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
U.K. opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband pledged to raise taxes on the most expensive property and tobacco companies to pay for increased health spending if he wins next year’s election.
Sep 23, 2014 Bloomberg News
added Sep 27, 2014 14:57
Some legislators reportedly objected to the cigarette tax on the grounds that it would not help schools outside Philadelphia. Putting aside the state's unique responsibility for a district that it does in fact run, it's a valid issue. But rather than ref
Sep 25, 2014 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 27, 2014 14:46