Headlines Tagged with Lobbying — 3,904 headlines found
The video had me interested at the beginning, but it wasn't until 3:35 and the story of "Smokey Joe" that my eyes widened. I know it's easy to get pessimistic, but watch this clip all the way through for the good news. Be critical, not cynical.
Dec 5, 2013 Upworthy.com
added Dec 5, 2013 14:37
With no law on the books to prevent them from electronically lighting up at City Hall or anyplace else, protesters defiantly powered up at the seat of city government, making their point under a cloud of vapor smoke.
Dec 5, 2013 New York Post
added Dec 5, 2013 10:50
Dear Member of the New York City Health Committee: While we appreciate the City Council's desire to protect the health of the citizens of New York City, CASAA  respectfully submits that not only would banning the use of e-cigarettes in public places n
Dec 3, 2013 Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Dec 5, 2013 08:46
Officials with tobacco companies and health organizations say they support such efforts, paving the way for possible passage. "I get the impact of what smoking does," Olson said. "I'd be really surprised if this bill doesn't pass easily through the build
Dec 4, 2013 The Oregonian
added Dec 4, 2013 23:57
it is not surprising to see these same techniques used by those who oppose action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Peter Sinclair has produced an excellent video that leaves no doubt about the similarities between what happened then and what is happeni
Nov 30, 2013 Skeptical Science (au)
added Dec 4, 2013 15:07
Despite the losses, Alec continues to be supported by some of the largest rightwing foundations in the country, including the energy tycoons the Koch brothers ... the pharma company Pfizer, drinks giant Diageo and the tobacco multinational Altria.
Dec 3, 2013 The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 3, 2013 19:21
The makers of electronic cigarettes say that they are safe because they do not burn tar or tobacco, and they signaled their readiness on Wednesday to fight the proposed ban vigorously.
Nov 28, 2013 New York Times
added Dec 3, 2013 14:33
[UK] EDITORIAL: Never mind government U-turns, the decision on plain packaging for cigarettes is the right one
Independent is all for freedom of choice. But one must know what one is choosing. With cigarettes, dreary boxes and explicit health warnings make that clear. It is a shame about the Prime Minister’s prevarications. But at least he got it right in the end.
Nov 28, 2013 The Independent (uk)
added Dec 3, 2013 14:18
[Australia, UK] FINGLETON: Big Tobacco Hangs Tough On The Latest Effort To Curb Marketing To New Smokers
It is time the assembled big wigs of the global tobacco industry were held to account. The fact is that, virtually without exception, those who become addicted do so before they leave their teens. It is simply not enough that industry leaders comply with
Nov 28, 2013 Forbes
added Dec 3, 2013 14:16
The White House budget office’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) hosted five separate meetings with a number of lobbyists and advocates in November, according to meeting records. In the sessions, industry representatives pushed back a
Dec 2, 2013 The Hill
added Dec 3, 2013 14:08