Headlines Tagged with Lobbying — 7,585 headlines found
The head of Canada’s biggest cigarette maker is railing against taxes on tobacco products she says are “extreme,” as well as against health “extremists” who want the sale of the cancer-causing products banned completely.
May 29, 2014 GlobalTV (ca)
added May 30, 2014 04:52
The Bihar government has decided to make tobacco tax free in the state, making a complete mockery of the Centre's anti-tobacco drive worth crores of rupees. The decision was taken after tobacco farmers reportedly met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and compl
Oct 16, 2013 OneIndia.com (in)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:05
But ah, that word — smoking! It's verboten among the tens of thousands of people in this country who have taken up the tobacco alternative in recent years. "We're vapers," Kate Ackerman says emphatically. "Cigarettes produce smoke. So that's smoking. E
Apr 20, 2014 Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 16:20
these plaintiffs who continued to fight after the Florida Supreme Court's ruling — who amount to a sliver of what the industry could be fighting today — deserve their day in court, however that might turn out, either for them or for the industry.
Mar 3, 2015 Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Mar 3, 2015 08:38
The court has struck portions of the Ontario government’s statement of claim in its ongoing $50-billion lawsuit against the tobacco industry because it may not use statements made to House of Commons committees in either a civil action or criminal prosec
Jun 30, 2014 Law Times (Reuters) (ca)
added Jun 30, 2014 11:03
Proposed provincial legislation to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes has the owners of Ponyboy Vapes concerned about the future of their business less than a month after they opened a new store downtown on Wyndham Street.
Feb 12, 2015 Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:37
Despite Bhatnagar's perspective that e-cigarettes are safer, others contend that not enough research has been done on the long-term effects of the practice, known as vaping. Users are called vapers, since the devices emit water vapour, not smoke.
Apr 9, 2015 CBC News (ca)
added Apr 9, 2015 21:43
“If you end up suing tobacco, call it $10 million on 4,000 cases, they’ve already paid billions of dollars. They’re going to go out of business.”... “I got involved because I think it’s the right thing to do,”...records show that Richter received about $
Mar 15, 2015 Naples (FL) Daily News
added Mar 15, 2015 11:09
National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) said that the Ontario budget's tax increase on tobacco products, despite the proposed introduction of new anti-contraband measures, will only make the province's massive illegal cigarette problem worse
May 1, 2014 Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 5, 2014 20:34
Banding Against Menthol, a newly formed group comprised of medical professionals and former smokers, is questioning why menthol flavouring was exempted from the tobacco reduction bill.
Mar 20, 2015 Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Mar 24, 2015 13:53