Headlines Tagged with Lobbying — 7,681 headlines found
Last week, a group of more than 100 cancer patients, survivors, families and volunteers with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network visited Beacon Hill to ask lawmakers to support a tobacco control bill that includes the three-year age boost.
Apr 8, 2017 Lowell (MA) Sun
added Apr 9, 2017 15:13
The plain packaging and product standardization aspects of the federal government's proposal include unlawful and flawed positions and will be counterproductive in achieving its objectives. This is the position that Imperial Tobacco Canada will take in it
Apr 6, 2017 Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 7, 2017 20:04
Health Minister Jane Philpott says tobacco companies may be working with “industry front groups” to interfere with government policy and the government has to guard against attempts to undermine tobacco control initiatives in Canada.
Apr 6, 2017 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:30
the industry is now turning to the pro-corporate, anti-regulation Trump Administration and the GOP Congress in order to get the FDA to back down on the new rules.
Apr 4, 2017 Ring Of Fire Network
added Apr 6, 2017 21:30
As an owner of a business specializing in e-cigarettes and e-liquids, I do not feel that our industry gets the respect it deserves....Finally, there is a revolutionary solution to an age-old addiction. Vaping matters.
Apr 4, 2017 Willoughby (OH) News-Herald
added Apr 6, 2017 02:22
[Canada] Big Tobacco warns plain-packaging will increase contraband problem as Senate studies anti-smoking bill
The industry says the Liberals’ Bill S-5 is a gift to organized crime; anti-smoking groups say concerns over the legislation are being overstated, and that plain packaging will make cigarettes less attractive to kids. Representatives of Imperial Tobacco
Apr 5, 2017 National Post (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:05
[Kentucky] Ethics Reporter: Lobbyists combined to spend $4.6 million over just 20 days of 2017 short session
Although the General Assembly was in session for just 20 days, $4.6 million was spent on lobbying in the first two months of the 2017 short session....Altria is the next highest spender, spending $57,386 on tobacco-related issues including a resolution ur
Apr 5, 2017 KyForward
added Apr 6, 2017 01:59
Encouraged by a poll that shows a growing number of Kentuckians support a statewide smoke-free law, a major state health policy group said it is ready to join the battle for such a law in a state with the nation's highest rate of smoking. "We are looking
Apr 4, 2017 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Apr 4, 2017 20:50
The man who investigated the case insists there is a case for arraignment. Mr Dalli denies the allegations. In an environment where the rule of law prevails, only a court can settle that...This government has already corrupted governance and tries to ‘man
Apr 4, 2017 Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:16
More than five groups have written to Treasury CS Henry Rotich protesting the proposal to lower taxes on plain cigarettes. If the proposal is implemented, prices of unfiltered cigarettes could decline by 28 per cent, making them more affordable to poor
Apr 4, 2017 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:43