Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics — 21,432 headlines found
She defended Imperial Tobacco during a class-action lawsuit in 2012, when she argued that the public has been aware of the dangers of smoking since the 1960s and that the federal government “is directly implicated in all aspects of the industry, from cul
Nov 27, 2014 Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 04:15
[Canada] MAHOOD/ILER: Charity law blocks progress on issues facing Canadians / Charitable tax status may do more harm than good for some non-profits.
The non-profit sector could lobby to change the Income Tax Act to confirm that free expression of views in areas of a charity’s expertise is a public good, and an acceptable charitable activity. New Zealand and Australia have just recently done essentiall
Feb 14, 2015 Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:33
these plaintiffs who continued to fight after the Florida Supreme Court's ruling — who amount to a sliver of what the industry could be fighting today — deserve their day in court, however that might turn out, either for them or for the industry.
Mar 3, 2015 Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Mar 3, 2015 08:38
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
WATCH: The Alberta government is cracking down on flavoured tobacco, but opponents say the health minister has caved to Big Tobacco.
Nov 13, 2014 GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 14, 2014 16:56
By all means, North Dakota should have a much higher cigarette tax. But Measure 4's proposed increased tax on smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes sends the message that all tobacco and nicotine products are equally dangerous. This is not true and has the
Sep 3, 2016 Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Sep 5, 2016 02:07
The court has struck portions of the Ontario government’s statement of claim in its ongoing $50-billion lawsuit against the tobacco industry because it may not use statements made to House of Commons committees in either a civil action or criminal prosec
Jun 30, 2014 Law Times (Reuters) (ca)
added Jun 30, 2014 11:03
Proposed provincial legislation to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes has the owners of Ponyboy Vapes concerned about the future of their business less than a month after they opened a new store downtown on Wyndham Street.
Feb 12, 2015 Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:37
“If you end up suing tobacco, call it $10 million on 4,000 cases, they’ve already paid billions of dollars. They’re going to go out of business.”... “I got involved because I think it’s the right thing to do,”...records show that Richter received about $
Mar 15, 2015 Naples (FL) Daily News
added Mar 15, 2015 11:09
Banding Against Menthol, a newly formed group comprised of medical professionals and former smokers, is questioning why menthol flavouring was exempted from the tobacco reduction bill.
Mar 20, 2015 Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Mar 24, 2015 13:53