Headlines Tagged with Federal/National — 18,178 headlines found
From the tobacco industry to the EPA, latest Trump nominee bad news for vulnerable chemical safety law
Running the toxics office at the EPA is unlikely to change Dourson’s outlook. After all, this is the man who defended his work for tobacco to downplay concerns about second-hand smoke by saying “Jesus hung out with prostitutes and tax collectors.”
Sep 12, 2017 Environmental Defense Fund
added Sep 12, 2017 15:48
[UK] Britain's £1.5billion foreign aid budget is being used to cut smoking in China and keep homes in India cool
a Government watchdog warns today.... Examples include a £133,584 grant to Sun Yat-Sen University for a project looking at how to reduce smoking amongst migrant workers in factories in Guangzhou, China.
Sep 12, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 05:15
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senaratne stated a concerted effort is being rendered by the government to curb smoking within Sri Lanka and that he will ensure that the cultivation of tobacco will be halted within the count
Sep 12, 2017 Ada Derana (lk)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:25
documents tell a bizarre story of how federal agents set up shop inside a southern Virginia tobacco business, and treated its bank account as their own... Mr. Lesnak specialized in investigating tobacco smuggling, one of the A.T.F.’s core missions. Thoug
Sep 9, 2017 New York Times
added Sep 12, 2017 11:04
newly unsealed records reveal a widespread scheme...What began as a way to catch black-market cigarette dealers quickly transformed into a nearly untraceable A.T.F. slush fund...Rather than pose as a real company, go into business with an existing one.
Sep 8, 2017 New York Times
added Sep 8, 2017 15:26
Supporting local public health organisations to undertake the CLeaR assessments to review and improve their tobacco control work. Documents CLeaR self-assessment: excellence in local tobacco control MS Excel Spreadsheet, 589KB
Sep 7, 2017 GOV.UK
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Sep 6, 2017 Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
Civil rights groups are concerned about Dreiband's work since 2005 as a labor attorney for prominent Washington law firms Akin Gump and Jones Day, where he is currently a partner. Dreiband has defended companies like R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an ag
Sep 6, 2017 CNN
added Sep 7, 2017 01:33
Jerome Adams was sworn in as the nation’s 20th surgeon general Tuesday, saying his motto will be “Better health through better partnerships.” That’s something Indiana’s former health commissioner said he learned from Vice President Pence, the man who adm
Sep 6, 2017 USA Today
added Sep 6, 2017 15:09
Even as US-based charity Bloomberg Philanthropies is still being "watched"...three of its recipient NGOs have been denied renewal of registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) or had their registration cancelled over the past year.
Sep 3, 2017 Times of India
added Sep 4, 2017 11:33