Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics 21,182 headlines found

1 View

[UK] ‘Tobacco and alcohol are a blight on Sunderland’ - city leaders debate plans to tackle £94.6million smoking problem

Sunderland’s smoking prevalence rate stands at 18% for 2016/17 – slightly higher than the national average of 15.5 per cent. In 2016/17, 487 women in Sunderland were recorded as smoking at the time they gave birth – equating to 17.2% and almost double t
Scarborough Evening News (uk)
added May 29, 2018 14:01
3 Views

New South African smoking laws will change how – and where – you can smoke at work

On 9 May 2018, the draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill was published for public comment. Among other changes the bill plans to introduce two a zero-tolerance policy on in-door smoking in public places, as well as the r
BusinessTech (za)
added May 29, 2018 03:11
8 Views

[California] San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, menthols

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has contributed nearly $12 million to the “No on Proposition E” campaign, filling television and radio airwaves and mailboxes with ads urging voters to reject a law supervisors approved last year that is now on the June 5 ballot
AP - Associated Press
added May 28, 2018 14:21
3 Views

[Minnesota] Raising tobacco age to 21 gaining steam in east metro

Falcon Heights and Shoreview adopted raising the age to buy tobacco to 21 earlier this month. Roseville is holding a public hearing about it in June. Maplewood city officials have casually discussed the idea at a council meeting. Shoreview was the first
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added May 28, 2018 13:50
6 Views

[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: FBR promotes spread of cancer

Blinded by their compulsion, FBR has become a source to promote cigarette sales, knowing that this would lead to death of thousands. We are a State where healthcare is low to the negligible extent.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 27, 2018 15:33
10 Views

[Canada] Monique Keiran: The wheels of Big Tobacco turn slowly

The industry’s shift in product investment and marketing strategy began more than 10 years ago, according to an analysis of tobacco company Philip Morris’s previously secret, internal documents that was published May 1.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added May 27, 2018 15:25
6 Views

[California] BROWN/MAA: San Francisco was right to ban flavored tobacco products

If our experiences with cigarettes and other tobacco products have taught us anything, it is this: Nothing good comes from nicotine addiction. If we can keep our kids from getting addicted now, Big Tobacco won't have a new generation of life-long users.
CNN
added Jun 6, 2018 15:05
3 Views

Florida ban on smokable medical pot ruled unconstitutional

Gievers wrote in her 22-page ruling that Floridians “have the right to use the form of medical marijuana for treatment of their debilitating medical conditions as recommended by their certified physicians, including the use of smokable marijuana in priva
AP - Associated Press
added May 28, 2018 02:51
0 Views

[Georgia] Letter: Look at all we can prevent

The Georgia Cancer Center wholeheartedly endorses the proposed Smoke-Free Augusta-Richmond County Ordinance to ensure all workplaces and public buildings are smoke-free from combustible tobacco products and are liberated from the secondhand aerosol (vapo
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 27, 2018 15:30
1 View

[Minnesota] Minneapolis votes to raise tobacco-buying age to 21 / The City Council vote was unanimous.

The city ordinance to restrict tobacco sales, including vaping products, to those who can legally buy alcohol goes into effect Oct. 1. Minneapolis is joining seven other Minnesota cities and 300 nationwide that have raised the tobacco-buying age in an ef
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 27, 2018 14:52
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines