Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics — 13,628 headlines found
The proposal, submitted to the county legislature Wednesday, would prohibit electronic cigarettes and similar “vaping” products in all areas where smoking is banned under the Clean Indoor Air Act.
Aug 14, 2015 Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin
added Aug 20, 2015 14:36
The 2014 Tobacco Control Bill has become one of the highly controversial Bills submitted to Parliament of Uganda, on 28th July and passed which is awaiting the consent of the President.
Aug 20, 2015 Asian Tribune
added Aug 20, 2015 10:50
Another panel approved bills to hike the legal smoking age to 21, regulate e-cigarettes and allow counties to place local tobacco taxes on the ballot...lawmakers approved a package of bills that aim to reduce the state's health care costs by reducing Cali
Aug 20, 2015 San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 20, 2015 10:47
a Senate committee on Wednesday approved a six-bill package of tobacco-regulation bills, including measures to define e-cigarettes as a tobacco product and raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Aug 20, 2015 Ventura County (CA) Star
added Aug 20, 2015 10:44
[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] McConnell says White House will need GOP to pass Trans-Pacific Partnership, wary of potential carve-outs
McConnell told reporters that he “made it clear to the ambassador they’re going to need a lot of Republicans, even with a simple majority, to pass this TPP... “What I would point out — not many Democrats are going to vote for it, so they really need the R
Aug 19, 2015 KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:34
The number of people exposed to secondhand smoke remains high across cities in China... Meanwhile, in Karamay in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, where tobacco control laws were implemented in September 2013, the rate is a mere 7.3 percent. "We ha
Aug 20, 2015 Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:31
The Welsh Government is sticking to its guns over forthcoming restrictions on e-cigarettes after an independent report published by Public Health England (PHE) recommended their use for smokers looking to quit. A Bill giving Welsh ministers the power to
Aug 19, 2015 Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:03
Experts who have compiled a report for Public Health England say "vaping" could be a "game changer" for persuading people to quit cigarettes. They also say there is no evidence they give children a "gateway" into smoking.
Aug 19, 2015 BBC Online
added Aug 19, 2015 13:24
more than 100,000 unread messages from members of the public overwhelm officials...suspect the letter-writing campaign was orchestrated by the tobacco industry to hold up the process. "It appears to be an organised campaign as a lot of letters were photoc
Aug 19, 2015 Reuters
added Aug 19, 2015 13:10
But higher taxes here would push us in the direction of New York City, meaning more smuggling, more crime and less policing... California already has the nation’s second-lowest rate of tobacco use, after Utah. It should leave higher taxes and other nann
Aug 19, 2015 Orange County (CA) Register
added Aug 19, 2015 11:19