Headlines Tagged with Preemption — 1,514 headlines found
Minnesota is one of 29 states that makes it illegal to refuse to hire someone because they smoke. The American Lung Association opposes this law and takes the position that it elevates "smokers to a protected class."
Apr 18, 2013 Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Apr 18, 2013 17:03
[Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, North Dakota, Wisconsin] COSGROVE: Smoking in Oklahoma: Five states that have gone smoke-free
I was curious about other states that have made similar efforts. So, here’s a list of five states that have recently gone “smoke-free” in some regard.
Feb 20, 2013 The Oklahoman
added Feb 21, 2013 17:19
Keeping e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors is the intent, but some fear that a package of three bills awaiting Gov. Rick Snyder’s signature could establish the vapor-making cigarette alternative as something other than a tobacco product. And that, i
Jun 30, 2014 Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jul 1, 2014 18:45
State Sen. Kevin Bryant’s effort to give employers the right to refuse to hire and even to fire smokers was snuffed out Wednesday. A Senate subcommittee that is led by Bryant voted to delay taking any action on his bill, effectively killing it.
Apr 11, 2013 Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Apr 11, 2013 12:53
Implementation of smokefree environments is an evidence-based strategy that can be used by local governments interested in addressing the impact of tobacco on their community. Scientific evidence shows that: Smokefree policies protect nonsmokers
Feb 19, 2013 Don't Smoke on Me (OK Gov. Mary Fallin site)
added Feb 19, 2013 20:39
finding all but one of the state law claims preempted by recent [FDA] guidance. A group of five consumers hailing from California, Illinois and New York accused Lorillard Tobacco Co., Reynolds American Inc., Fontem US Inc. and others...BLU
Nov 1, 2016 Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:25
But Nixon said the issue wasn’t quite that simple. In a letter to the secretary of state, the governor said he would support a straight ban for minors but could not accept parts of the bill that would have prevented e-cigarettes from being regulated like
Aug 19, 2014 KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:17
1997 Jan 7: Report for Philip Morris, says: Without question, Wexler and the Empire State Restaurant & Tavern Association are the Program's strongest allies in New York. Whatever opportunity is presented to the association, they make the most of it. Wex
Aug 1, 2005 ScienceCorruption.com
added Jul 22, 2013 05:56
A proposed smoking ban in city parks was snuffed out last week after officials realized they would be violating state law. "You don't want to start trying to enforce an ordinance that's not lawful," City Attorney Earl Hall said.
Jul 15, 2013 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jul 15, 2013 17:43
“This is a victory for tobacco lobbyists and the tobacco industry,” said Alex Weintz, Fallin’s communications director. “It’s a defeat for the state of Oklahoma and anyone who cares about improving our health.” As OKNews reports, the debate over SB 36 r
Feb 19, 2013 Think Progress (blog)
added Feb 19, 2013 19:14