Headlines Tagged with Lobbying — 7,325 headlines found
What started off last spring as an effort by an Aurora Girl Scout troop to take on a social service project turned into passage Monday of Colorado’s first ban on smoking in a vehicle while children ...
Feb 6, 2018 Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 6, 2018 16:38
The Tobacco Free Network of CNY visited Albany Feb. 6 to stress the need to reduce the burden of tobacco addiction on New Yorkers. “We’ve made great strides in combating the tobacco epidemic, but more work needs to be done to reduce the significantly hi
Feb 5, 2018 Auburn (NY) Citizen
added Feb 8, 2018 04:52
‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation
(JT) in 1986 established the Smoking Research Foundation (SRF)...launched with the covert goal of influencing tobacco policy both inside and outside Japan...represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Feb 3, 2018 Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:36
Eight years after a resident-driven effort failed to persuade Joplin officials to ban smoking in businesses and other public places, another organization has rekindled the cause. Vision Joplin 2022 is aiming to implement two measures: One would raise th
Feb 3, 2018 Joplin (MO) Globe
added Feb 4, 2018 17:02
On the heels of San Francisco, Minneapolis and almost a dozen other municipalities banning or restricting the sale of menthol-flavored tobacco products, New Jersey lawmakers recently proposed a bill that would make it the first state to do so.
Feb 2, 2018 Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:47
Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman said on Thursday he agrees to raise the minimum age required to buy tobacco products to 20. ...Although tobacco lobbyists are sure to put on pressure, Litzman said the bill will be approved for government support in
Feb 2, 2018 Jerusalem Post
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
A bill heard by the Washington Senate Labor and Commerce committee would raise the purchasing age for tobacco and vaping products to 21 in the state.
Feb 2, 2018 The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
Senate Bill 562 has already passed two committees unanimously....Republican Rep. Scott Plakon, who chairs that committee, has yet to give HB 627 a fair hearing.... A single legislator should not be able to hold up legislation supported by such a large per
Feb 2, 2018 Florida Today
added Feb 2, 2018 16:48
[District of Columbia] Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country? Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460
a bill to increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack, to a total excise tax rate of $4.50 for each pack sold. While the Tax Foundation takes no position on legislation, I’d like to offer some of our findings from research we have published on this i
Feb 1, 2018 Tax Foundation
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
The “Tobacco 21” Idaho Coalition announced it'll try again to pass legislation that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products, including e-cigs, from 18 to 21. The group believes it would reduce tobacco use and protect kids from a lifetime of ad
Feb 1, 2018 KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:57