Headlines Tagged with Federal/National — 13,916 headlines found
defense department spends $1.6 billion a year on tobacco-related expenses, like treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Despite the numbers, members of the military get discounts on all kinds of products at military base stores, including tobacco
Oct 1, 2014 Marketplace (American Public Media)
added Oct 1, 2014 09:04
[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society (National Office) | R E P E A T -- New Federal Regulations on Flavoured Tobacco Fail to Give Kids the Protection they Deserve, says Canadian Cancer Society/
Canadian Cancer Society says that flavoured tobacco regulations announced late Monday close one loophole but fall short of what the federal government can and should be doing to protect young Canadians from an urgent health risk.
Sep 29, 2014 Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 14:20
Ottawa is aiming to crack down on flavoured cigarettes that target young smokers, but anti-smoking advocates say the government's plan is too little, too late. Health Minister Rona Ambrose is proposing regulatory amendments that would further restrict ac
Sep 29, 2014 Canadian Press
added Sep 30, 2014 05:43
We can achieve a solid win against cancer. CT lung screening for high-risk populations, with high quality standards, is ready for prime time. The government should move quickly to cover this lifesaving intervention for Medicare users.
Sep 22, 2014 New York Times
added Sep 30, 2014 05:42
employers need to monitor their state and local legislatures for regulations governing the use of e-cigarettes. A conservative strategy of extending any ban (or restriction) on smoking to include e-cigarettes may ensure compliance with municipal regulatio
Sep 26, 2014 BLR - Business and Legal Reports
added Sep 30, 2014 05:30
$211 Million in Community Prevention Grants go to 193 Organizations in Every State / TFAH Applauds CDC for the Announcement
Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds the awarding today of a new set of Community Prevention Grants by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).... These grants: Support community-driven prevention efforts targeted at reducing toba
Sep 25, 2014 PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:24
More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography (LDCT) scr
Sep 29, 2014 PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:21
In an effort to make sense of the regulations, the e-cigarette issue is on the agenda for provincial and territorial health ministers, who are meeting in Banff, Alta., on Monday and Tuesday. What authority do medical officers have to protect public heal
Sep 28, 2014 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:16
By staying on the sidelines and refusing to regulate the content, sale and advertising of e-cigarettes, Health Canada is squandering an easy opportunity to become a leader on an important public-health file.
Sep 28, 2014 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:10
The three cases...blocked graphic cigarette warning labels and delayed regulation of e-cigarettes...by the same federal judge, Richard J. Leon... the fact that Leon was assigned all three is extraordinary—and extraordinarily good luck for the industry.
Sep 29, 2014 FairWarning
added Sep 29, 2014 12:13