Headlines Tagged with Lobbying — 6,842 headlines found
Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 leading Minnesota health organizations, expressed disappointment that legislators passed a tax bill containing massive tax cuts on premium cigars and other tax benefits for the tobacco industry.
May 24, 2017 PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:36
There is no substitute for quitting, but governments can have a big impact on public health by appropriately regulating alternatives to smoking cigarettes.
May 24, 2017 Health 24 (za)
added May 24, 2017 23:31
Despite the success of educational campaigns on the harms of tobacco use, cessation efforts have hit a plateau, with a portion of the population unable to kick their deadly habit. We recognize that quitting tobacco use is a complex and personal challenge
May 23, 2017 Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added May 24, 2017 03:09
New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) urged the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to formulate a benefit package that will cover smoking cessation programs.
May 23, 2017 Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 23, 2017 13:31
As budget season nears, Bangladesh cigarette makers are attempting to enlist the government’s National Board of Revenue (NBR) in a campaign to highlight the danger of cigarette smuggling, which companies say results from raising tobacco taxes.
May 22, 2017 Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 23, 2017 12:33
“We stand behind IQOS and HEETS,” Mr Erickson said. “But it’s clear that old 20th century laws are not sufficient to address new 21st century technologies that New Zealand smokers are embracing as they move away from combustible cigarettes.”
May 18, 2017 Scoop (nz)
added May 22, 2017 17:32
International Tax and Investment Center... “The anti-tobacco campaigns became too great a distraction from ITIC’s mission, and this was a necessary step to safeguard ITIC’s reputation and ensure its long-term effectiveness,” Daniel Witt, president of ITIC
May 19, 2017 Financial Times (uk)
added May 22, 2017 11:57
The Central Otago and Wakatipu Smokefree Coalition is "deeply disappointed" the Government is not willing to bring in legislation that would protect children from second-hand smoke in cars. "This goes against the recommendations of the Health Select Comm
May 21, 2017 Otago Daily Times (nz)
added May 21, 2017 19:50
[Asia-pacific] Indonesian health minister warns country’s smoking epidemic threatens National Health Insurance Program
The obvious answer to the economic argument for tobacco is that, in the long run, the devastating health consequences of nicotine addiction and the accompanying healthcare costs will far outweigh the short-term economic benefits the industry provides the
May 16, 2017 Coconuts Media (hk)
added May 20, 2017 15:53
Sen. Ron Johnson urged new Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to take the next step and junk the regs. "As you begin your tenure as commissioner of the FDA, I respectfully urge you to review the FDA's e-cigarette regulation so that the industry can continue to
May 18, 2017 Washington DC Examiner
added May 20, 2017 15:51