Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics 21,187 headlines found

2 Views

[Ireland] Offer e-cigarettes to help smokers quit, says senator

Catherine Noone, a Fine Gael senator, said England and Scotland have policies that recommend e-cigarettes but there was a “lacuna” in Ireland. She said: “I’m known for having nanny state policies on alcohol, sugar and things like that, so I’m not in favo
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 16:11
3 Views

[UK] Liam Fox caught in fresh “lobbyists as advisers” scandal

"The Institute for Economic Affairs has long acted as a paid lobbying agency for the tobacco industry. It's very worrying to see one of their staff playing such a key role in shaping Britain's trade deals as we leave the EU." The IEA didn’t respond to a
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 15:56
0 Views

[Florida] In praise of smoke-free parks

of Health in Franklin County and the Franklin County Tobacco-Free Partnership would like to recognize Apalachicola city commissioners ... The resolution bans the use of tobacco products and e-cigarettes within 50 feet of parks with playground equipment a
Apalachicola Times
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
4 Views

Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

Yoichi Anami, a ruling party MP, shouted “Enough already!” at a hearing last week when Kazuo Hasegawa, a 47-year-old non-smoker with stage four lung cancer, was testifying about the danger of secondhand smoke. Anami’s jeer sparked widespread criticism o
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2018 14:26
5 Views

[Europe] DAHLMANN: E-cigarettes: Harm reduction faces obstacles

At 6p.m. on July 10, 2018, a moderated e-cigarette discussion event will take place in the Members’ Lounge of the European Parliament in Brussels. Dr Renate Sommer, Professor Bernd Mayer and Dustin Dahlmann will take part in the debate, called: Can we ig
Politico
added Jun 21, 2018 14:18
7 Views

[Illinois, New York] Two Major Cities Mull Flavored E-Liquid Bans

CHICAGO and NEW YORK -- Lawmakers in two of the nation’s largest cities have mounted separate initiatives to ban most flavored e-liquids used in vaping devices, according to several reports.
CSP (Convenience Store Products)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:20
8 Views

[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco tobacco product flavor ban: It’s not over yet

I would not be surprised if RJR (and perhaps other tobacco interests) engages in a campaign to undermine the law by encouraging merchants not to comply, publicizing non-compliance, then working to get the law ignored or repealed. It is, therefore, that t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
4 Views

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris defends IQOS safety vs regular cigarettes

Philip Morris Korea Inc., which could face punitive action if found guilty of false or exaggerated advertising, strongly refuted the latest finding by the South Korean government that underscored health risks in the heat-not-burn cigarettes. The maker
Pulse (kr)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
3 Views

[UK] MORRIS: Up in smoke: Is the vape shop boom about to end?

As well as increased competition, vape shop owners have had to cope with new regulations. The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) came into force in May 2016. It was designed to protect consumers yet had unforeseen consequences. Wholesalers discounted prod
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
1 View

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-tobacco group warns proliferation of unregistered vaping products

An anti-tobacco use group warned on the proliferation of unregistered vaping products that has threatened the gains of President Duterte’s smoke-free policy citing the gadgets contain toxic chemicals like formaldehyde used to embalm dead bodies based on
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:29
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines