Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics — 19,833 headlines found
In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments . . . SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacco lobby.
Dec 30, 2012 Florida Times-Union
added Dec 30, 2012 15:08
Health Canada announced the amendment to the Tobacco Act on Wednesday, in its continued crackdown on flavoured tobacco. The menthol ban brings the restriction of flavoured products to 95 per cent of Canada’s tobacco market.
Apr 6, 2017 GlobalTV (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:12
The Opposition Critic For Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said growers are being made to feel like criminals due to the government’s strategy on illegal tobacco. He added most tobacco farmers are hard-working, law-abiding people who just want to be
Mar 9, 2017 BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:00
the 11th hour decision by the Eleventh Circuit to vent its displeasure with a 10-year-old class decision sullies proper preemption inquiries, and baselessly burdens plaintiffs, like Graham.
May 14, 2015 Law360
added May 15, 2015 11:54
Town of Cobourg has prohibited smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public places. The move follows recent changes to provincial legislation making it illegal to smoke on and around children's playgrounds and publicly owned sports fields and su
Mar 1, 2015 Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2015 16:30
Legislation introduced into the Oregon legislature could result in cities, counties and towns in the Beaver State being able to impose their own taxes on tobacco in addition to what the state already levies.
Jan 14, 2015 HalfWheel
added Jan 14, 2015 12:24
With the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, Congress took an important step to prevent youth smoking by banning flavored cigarettes. Because tobacco manufacturers use flavors, herbs and spices to mask the harshness of tobacco and
May 15, 2013 Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 15, 2013 17:34
Free Market Foundation executive director Leon Louw, a nonsmoker, says the proposed changes to the law are unbalanced and that laws should protect the rights of both smokers and nonsmokers.
Jul 13, 2012 Financial Mail (za)
added Jul 13, 2012 16:37
voted 16-13 to make smoke shops pay a user fee to cover the cost of their own licensure.... The money to certify the businesses and inspect them for compliance? Well, that was taken from the fund designed for tobacco prevention to deter kids from smoking.
Jun 30, 2015 The Lund Report
added Jul 1, 2015 12:06
Blumenthal is giving the Food and Drug Administration until the end of the summer to finalize its deeming regulations...“We’re pushing them hard to protect the public, and I will introduce legislation if they fail to act promptly.”
May 14, 2015 The Hill
added May 15, 2015 16:18