Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics — 20,457 headlines found
Tobacco companies threaten legal action and health campaigners say they are "over the moon" as the legislation passes the Commons.
Mar 11, 2015 Sky News (uk)
added Mar 11, 2015 16:06
British American Tobacco has undue influence over the Kenyan government and is in breach of WHO tobacco convention...More than 50 years after Kenya gained independence from British colonial rule, one company is steadfastly refusing to loosen its grip on p
Mar 2, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:48
But a grandfather clause in the new law exempts several existing business from the ban. The 6-3 vote to pass it prompted abrupt resignations from city health board members and rebukes from advocates who have spent months pushing for a total, immediate ba
Feb 21, 2015 Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55
Congress Should Back President Obama’s Tobacco Tax Plan – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives and Cut Health Care Costs
In his FY 2016 budget released today, President Obama urged Congress to increase the federal cigarette tax by 94 cents per pack and also increase taxes on other tobacco products. The tobacco tax changes would raise $95.1 billion in new revenue over 10 ye
Feb 2, 2015 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:50
has praised Kyrgyzstan’s two important decisions to substantially strengthen the country’s tobacco control policy as part of the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).
Jan 12, 2015 The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:50
Legislators in Texas, one of just nine states that permit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, will consider banning such sales amid concerns about growing use of the "safer" alternative to smoking among youth.
Dec 25, 2014 Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Dec 26, 2014 23:00
we have concerns that the proposed rule's February 15, 2007 grandfather date for newly deemed tobacco products will impede innovation and impose unnecessary regulatory burdens on both the FDA and regulated industries...Any final provision on this issue sh
Nov 24, 2014 Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:13
Cigarette, E-Cigarette, and Other Tobacco Product Advertisements and Imagery in Magazines with Large Numbers of Teen Readers (PDF)
This analysis reveals that in spite of the progress made in reducing direct marketing of tobacco to teens, millions of teen readers continue to be exposed to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising and editorial and news content containing images of celeb
Sep 24, 2014 House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 26, 2014 20:57
Health groups and local governments say decades of work to keep tobacco products out of the hands of kids could be overturned through a House measure billed as prohibiting the sale of trendy electronic cigarettes to minors.
Apr 14, 2014 Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 08:54
Philip Morris International Management SA has turned to former Rep. Bill Paxon, R-N.Y., and other Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld lobbyists for help. PMI Global Services Inc., a subsidiary of the Marlboro cigarette maker, enlisted the Akin Gump team in Wa
Mar 31, 2014 Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Mar 31, 2014 23:49