Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics — 21,021 headlines found
farmers and crop insurance agents are frequently charged with fraud. A Kentucky tobacco farmer was recently charged after making $2.6 million in fraudulent crop insurance claims...The Russell Amendment would finally end crop insurance premium subsidies fo
May 16, 2018 Environmental Working Group
added May 16, 2018 21:48
Passed on Thursday, Bill S-5 also specifies regulations around the marketing of e-cigarettes and smokeless alternatives.
May 11, 2018 Strategy (ca)
added May 14, 2018 13:23
By that thinking, Trump is publicly signaling a willingness to go after tobacco companies. But in private, his relationship with the industry is very much nudge-nudge, wink-wink, with an understanding that tobacco firms will enjoy a free hand on what ma
Mar 23, 2018 Los Angeles Times
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
Ten U.S. senators called on the Food and Drug Administration to reject Philip Morris International Inc’s (PM.N) application to market its iQOS smoking device as being less risky than cigarettes, according to a letter to the agency’s commissioner.
Feb 7, 2018 Reuters
added Feb 7, 2018 20:05
The newly-elected BC Liberal leader once acted for multinational tobacco... Andrew Wilkinson represented Philip Morris International Inc., as it and other big tobacco companies dragged the Attorney General of BC through the court system, fighting the
Feb 5, 2018 ThinkPol (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:22
Frank Morrison, tobacco-free project manager with Recreation P.E.I. and a board member of Smoke-Free P.E.I., said he believes Stratford is on track to become the first “smoke-free community in Canada.” He said Souris, Montague, Charlottetown, Cornwall
Dec 28, 2017 (Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
Unrealistic “abstinence only” policies have been signal failures in reducing drug use or teenage sex. Why would we think it is a good idea where tobacco is concerned? We have the opportunity essentially to eliminate the cigarette through technological c
Oct 19, 2017 Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:43
If it does not have for the new technologies a “mass of information, studies and research” like that amassed on the harms of tobacco use, the government can’t begin to justify applying the restrictions contained in Bill S-5 to e-cigarette or vaping packa
Sep 8, 2017 irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:52
Disagreeing with the ban, David Clement, North American affairs manager for the Consumer Choice Center, Arlington, Va., said such a law would only foster black markets and result in greater incarceration rates and less consumer choice and harm-reduction.
Aug 28, 2017 Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 29, 2017 14:22
[Asia] Exclusive: Bloomberg charity scrutinized by India for anti-tobacco funding, lobbying - documents
The intelligence wing of India’s home ministry last year drafted a note on Bloomberg Philanthropies, raising concerns that the foundation was running a campaign to “target” Indian tobacco businesses and “aggressively” lobby against the sector.
Aug 29, 2017 Reuters
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44