Headlines Tagged with Lobbying — 4,886 headlines found
The Adam Smith Institute and the Institute of Economic Affairs received money from cigarette firms...They have also criticised anti-tobacco measures such as the ban on smoking in pubs, arguing that they represent an attack on civil liberties.
Jun 2, 2013 The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:57
Documents from the tobacco industry archives show that the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) was funded by British American Tobacco from 1963.  In the 1970s, the IEA was being paid £2,500 by BAT, which increased to £5,000 in 1980. The money was r
Nov 4, 2014 TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:54
(IEA) is a leading right wing UK think tank, set up in 1955, which has a history of close collaboration with the tobacco industry, detailed on the pages below:
Aug 8, 2014 TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:52
"If regulation comes through, we will be forced into the position of a legal challenge," said Jerome Abelman, BAT's director of corporate and regulatory affairs, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. "Once the regulations become law, we expect th
Feb 26, 2015 NASDAQ
added Feb 26, 2015 14:39
"If the regulations, as published this week, are passed, we anticipate taking legal action," said Jerome Abelman, BAT's director of corporate and regulatory affairs. The UK parliament is expected to vote on regulations to ban branding on cigarette packs
Feb 26, 2015 Reuters
added Feb 26, 2015 14:37
says the illegal cigarette trade has cost government R20 billion in unpaid taxes. "We'd like to urge the National Treasury to keep excise duties on cigarettes at the current level. And propose that rather it looks at widening the tax space and focuses on
Feb 25, 2015 Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:16
speakers of the fifth Middle East and North Africa conference on ‘Combating Illicit Trade and Tax Engagement’ said yesterday. The annual conference, held at the JW Marriott Marquis, was hosted by British American Tobacco (BAT).
Feb 25, 2015 Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:13
“There are many special interest groups that I often found myself opposed to in my congressional career.” Few large general-service firms with public policy shops fit this ideal. The firms serve companies across many industries and can be sensitive about
Feb 24, 2015 National Law Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 13:15
[Asia, Pakistan] Increase in size of GHW: leading cigarette firm warns of shortfall in revenue collection
Managing Director for Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, said that such ad hoc initiatives will negatively impact the projected future government revenue growth and contribution.
Feb 25, 2015 (Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:09
The tobacco industry accessed the highest levels of EU political and legal power to water down new tobacco products regulations, our research has revealed.
Feb 24, 2015 HealthCanal.com
added Feb 25, 2015 10:08