Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Lobbying 7,466 headlines found

3 Views

[Missouri] Petition drive underway to put tougher St. Louis County smoking ban on Nov. 6 ballot

A coalition of health groups is gathering signatures to force a public vote Nov. 6 on snuffing out exemptions for casinos and more than 90 bars allowed under St. Louis County’s seven-year-old indoor smoking ban. The proposed county charter amendment, co
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 13, 2018 14:53
8 Views

[California] GLANTZ: RJR isn’t bragging about its single-handed backing of effort to overturn SF tobacco flavor ban

has single-handedly financed the referendum – Proposition E on the June ballot -- to overturn San Francisco’s prohibition on flavored tobacco products (to the tune of $3.5 million so far). They certainly don’t brag about it on their internet ads like th
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 14, 2018 21:13
3 Views

American Lung Association Rallies Support for Lung Cancer Survivors at LUNG FORCE Walks Across the Country

This spring, thousands of Americans will come together to raise awareness, funds and hope for those affected by lung cancer – the leading cancer killer. The American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative unites the nation to stand together against lung
PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2018 17:52
11 Views

Gurkha Cigars Visits Washington As Cigar Industry Fight Against The FDA Heats Up

Gurkha Cigars will be visiting contacts in Washington to make a personal plea to exempt premium cigars from unjust FDA regulation. Premium cigars do not have the same pattern of use or health implication as cigarettes or e-cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2018 17:52
8 Views

[California] San Franciscans Rally in Opposition to Tobacco Products Ban

No on Prop E – Stop the Prohibition Proposition – today kicked off a two-month push to inform voters about the troubling paternalistic approach...opponents of the ban on menthol cigarettes, hookah tobacco, virtually all vaping products, and many other tob
PR Newswire
added Apr 6, 2018 16:07
2 Views

Maximizing the Impact of Tobacco 21 Laws Across the United States ($$)

American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 13, 2018 17:16
4 Views

Mississippi Tobacco Tax Hits Skids

With just a few days in the 2018 regular session, an effort by Mississippi lawmakers to raise tobacco taxes is almost dead. Senate Bill 3048, which could have been used to raise taxes, died when the House Ways and Means Committee didn’t take it up before
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 5, 2018 19:32
6 Views

Austrian Anti-Smoking Campaign Challenges Populists on Home Turf

Anti-tobacco activists turned the tables on a populist party in Austria’s ruling coalition by submitting more than half a million signatures against a reinstated law that allows smoking in bars and restaurants. The referendum bid puts the Freedom Party
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:32
3 Views

[Kentucky] Cigarette tax too skimpy to deter smokers, coalition says

The Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow is lamenting a cigarette tax hike that it thinks is unlikely to have a meaningful impact on Kentuckians’ health. Kentucky lawmakers passed a revenue bill Monday that includes a 50-cent increase to the cigarette tax
Insider Louisville
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
11 Views

[New York] Convenience stores oppose Tobacco 21 law

Elevating the tobacco purchase age is a Swiss-cheese approach to trying to eliminate youth smoking in Allegany County, the New York Association of Convenience Stores said in a statement to The Spectator. “With three neighboring counties still at 18, Pen
Steuben (NY) Courier-Advocate
added Apr 2, 2018 22:45
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines