Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics 21,420 headlines found

52 Views

[Nebraska] Cigar bars near OK to smoke — though they never really quit; bill now in Ricketts' hands

If Gov. Pete Ricketts signs the bill that cruised through with a 45-3 vote Friday in the Nebraska Legislature, cigar bars will have skirted the dire consequences that had been predicted months ago. Ricketts likely will take the five days he has to decide
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 21, 2015 22:59
52 Views

[Canada] E-cigarette ban rejected for Greater Victoria parks

members of the planning, transportation and protective services committee said that since the effects of e-cigarettes are still unknown, including them in the bylaw would probably be premature. Some wondered whether the regulation of e-cigarettes even fal
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:21
52 Views

[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
52 Views

[Maryland] Another tax hike on cigarettes and cigars gets kicked around

Tobacco lobbyists and anti-smoking advocates went head to head in a high-stakes hearing Wednesday on the legislature’s latest proposal to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes from $2 to $3. The tax rate on cigars would triple from 30% to 95%.
Baltimore (MD) Post-Examiner
added Mar 16, 2013 13:53
52 Views

[California] Presidential Primary Election Results | June 5, 2012

No 29 Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research 2,475,252 49.8% 2,491,104 50.2%
California Secretary of State
added Jun 21, 2012 17:03
51 Views

[Canada] Toronto hookah ban up in smoke

Councillors approved a ban on smoking hookahs inside licensed establishments such as bars, restaurants, stores, cafes and lounges, but then voted to reopen the item at the request of Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti — who missed the initial vote. The propos
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 23, 2015 19:11
51 Views

[Togo] The Time John Boehner Personally Battled To Stop An Anti-Smoking Executive Order

learned that George H.W. Bush was considering signing an Executive Order banning workplace smoking by federal employees, he decided to take a stand for “individual rights and freedoms.” “I has come to my attention that OMB is circulating a proposed Execut
BuzzFeed
added Sep 25, 2015 15:57
51 Views

Piles of CIGARS scheduled to arrive at Hillary’s campaign office; too mean-spirited?

A website calling itself Send Clinton Cigars charges $3 to purchase and deliver a single cigar, $5 for two or $10 for five, with net proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project. ...cigars are a hallmark reminder of former President Bill Clinton’s dalli
BizPac Review
added Apr 26, 2015 16:35
51 Views

[Pennsylvania] Cigar tax in Pa. 2015 budget would drive out cigar industry, businessman says

Zimmerman, owner of The Tobacco Company, a premium cigar outlet, is concerned that Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed 2015 state budget would do just that. Under Wolf's proposed $30 billion state spending plan, cigars would be taxed at 40 percent of the wholesale
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Mar 8, 2015 09:41
51 Views

[Canada] D’Amato: E-cigarettes are helping tobacco addicts quit

The Ontario Liberals – when they're taking a break from screwing up the province's finances – absolutely love to tell the rest of us what to do in our daily lives.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:17
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines