Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics — 20,622 headlines found
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
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
STATEMENT OF RONALD J. BERNSTEIN PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LIGGETT VECTOR BRANDS LLC BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE
the renegade tobacco industry has also re-labeled “little cigars” as “filtered cigars” while making minimal changes to the weight of the product. This has created another tax dodge that has cost the federal government close to $900 million. Together wi
Jul 29, 2014 U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:18
The House Committee on Business and Financial Services has scheduled a hearing this Thursday, February 14 on legislation that would create a loophole in the voter approved, Initiative 901 and once again allow smoking in public places and places of employ
Feb 13, 2013 KNDU TV Channel 25 (Kennewick, WA)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:24
New York Advocates to Legislators: Show us the money! The 2012 "Broken Promise to Our Children" report shows that New York spends less than 1% of the $2.3 billion in revenue New York is projected to receive from tobacco taxes and the tobacco settlement
Dec 6, 2012 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 11:45
U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre is pushing USDA to help tobacco farmers by urging it to make an adjustment to the tobacco federal crop insurance program so that claim amounts may better reflect market prices.
Sep 11, 2012 US House of Representatives
added Sep 12, 2012 03:18
In Valley visit, senator pushes his measure that would bar regulation of large and premium smokes.
Aug 8, 2012 Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Aug 8, 2012 20:30
The legal age to purchase tobacco in most Canadian provinces is 19 with the exception of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Quebec. However, many jurisdictions in the United States have already raised the legal smoking age to 21. California is one of
Jan 18, 2017 GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 16:01
A committee of MLAs from the previous legislative assembly approved the building of a shelter for smokers tucked away behind the assembly building in Yellowknife, CBC News has learned.
Apr 14, 2016 CBC News (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:46