Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics — 11,592 headlines found
The City Council must reject this ill-advised measure. E-cigarettes should certainly be regulated by mandating good manufacturing standards, childproof packaging, and accurate labels. Teens should not be allowed to purchase them. But restrictions on thes
Oct 21, 2014 New York Observer
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A coalition of public health groups is working to close a loophole in legislation that allows the smoking of waterpipes in enclosed areas.
Oct 22, 2014 Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
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[UK-Wales] Back my law and we can ban e-cigarette advertising and save lives, says Welsh MP Geraint Davies
Advertising electronic cigarettes will be banned and sales to under-18s will be prohibited if a draft law presented to the Commons by Swansea West Labour MP Geraint Davies becomes law.
Oct 22, 2014 WalesOnline (uk)
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“I’m not a scientist,” McConnell responded...But earlier in his career, when McConnell played a pivotal role on behalf of the tobacco industry...believed he had enough scientific knowledge to question public-health officials.
Oct 21, 2014 The Nation
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Sonoma wants to clamp down on tobacco retailers in hopes of curtailing children’s access to cigarettes and tobacco. While state and federal law prohibit its sale to minors, tobacco remains readily available to children, city officials have argued.
Oct 22, 2014 Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
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Republican Attorney General candidate Adam Gregg...said that Miller is known for his lawsuit against the tobacco companies. “So your legacy after 32 years, is suing people,” said Gregg. “My plan and my legacy will be protecting more people.” Gregg’s goal
Oct 23, 2014 WHO-TV 13 (Des Moines, IA)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:33
[Australia, Europe, Uruguay, USA] Tobacco Companies Could Lose Investment Protection Rights in Pacific Trade Deal
A Reuters source "who has knowledge of the negotiations" said the US is to suggest that the tobacco industry should not have the right to sue governments ...Jean-Claude Juncker, the commission's new president, said in a parliamentary address in Strasbour
Oct 22, 2014 IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:31
In January 2000, Forest's director Simon Clark told the House of Commons Select Committee on Health that 96 per cent of its total £250,000 budget came from the tobacco industry...As UK Debates Plain Packaging, Forest’s Income Doubles
Aug 8, 2014 TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:15
"I think that many members of Congress have been shocked that children are suffering nicotine poisoning from working in U.S. tobacco fields," said Jo Becker, Human Rights Watch's children's rights advocacy director. "In response, they are pushing tobacco
Oct 21, 2014 AP - Associated Press
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Health advocates fear part of Alberta's flavoured tobacco legislation that would ban menthol may go up in smoke. Cathy Gladwin asked Health Minister Stephen Mandel and Premier Jim Prentice about the law last week when they knocked on her door while they
Oct 20, 2014 Canadian Press
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