Headlines Tagged with Federal/National — 17,345 headlines found
Brushing aside opposition, the government today moved to amend the anti- smoking law and proposed radical changes, including ban on sale of loose cigarettes and raising the minimum age of a person buying tobacco products to 21 years from existing 18.
Jan 14, 2015 Sahara News Network (in)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:16
there is a bill sitting in congress, the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014. The bill would require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to enforce child safety packaging for liquid nicotine containers. This sounds like a great first step b
Dec 29, 2014 Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:47
The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Lung Foundation and Tobacco Control Civil Society Organizations in Kenya, today (Dec 02, 2014) marked a significant milestone in the fight against Tobacco with the launch of a Mass Media campaign.
Dec 2, 2014 Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance (KETCA) (ke)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:47
High cigarette taxes depress "volume," but provide a bounty of health and economic benefits for Americans in general. Sounds to me like a prudent policy tradeoff. But, then again, I don't think the way Rand Paul does.
Dec 5, 2014 WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:28
The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Nov 1, 2014 Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53
The Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation is taking the Kingdom of the Netherlands to court to end the structural and excessive influence exerted by the tobacco lobby on government anti-smoking policies.
Sep 15, 2014 Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:11
Shares of cigarette companies - ITC, Godfrey Phillips India and VST Industries - fell by as much as 6 per cent amid media reports that the government may tighten norms to put check on smoking. Stocks of Godfrey Phillips slumped 6.09 per cent to Rs 2,990
Sep 10, 2014 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 10, 2014 14:36
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won’t let anything get in the way of his global war on smoking — not even egregious human rights violations.... Turkey also leads the world in imprisoned journalists — having put more reporters behind bars than
Aug 25, 2014 The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 25, 2014 17:35
Reynolds and another firm challenge the Agriculture Department’s failure to collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from two tribal cigarette manufacturers in particular. Money is at stake, and more. “Certainly, it’s a matter of significant importance,” R.J. Rey
Aug 16, 2014 Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2014 15:04
Imagine a government warning on tobacco products that gave nearly equal prominence to both the pleasures and pains of using tobacco products.... Maybe someone should ask him if the FDA/White House analysis of the balance between lost pleasure and lost he
Aug 1, 2014 American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Blog
added Aug 4, 2014 12:25