Headlines Tagged with Preemption — 1,541 headlines found
A week ago, Featherston launched an online petition to “allow Florida cities to pass a ban on cigarettes in public parks and beaches.” Only 120 people have signed the petition so far, but it’s gaining gradual traction across the state. “Cigarettes and s
Dec 29, 2015 Broward-Palm Beach (FL) New Times
added Dec 29, 2015 23:02
Without the ability to use the tools that worked against tobacco, activists “have no purchase.”...“no silver bullet, no one policy or regulation that solves the tobacco epidemic. It’s a recipe...gun lobby has gone to great lengths to take every item in th
Nov 29, 2015 Think Progress (blog)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:02
plaintiff Phil Marotta...successfully argued his strict liability claim in trial court... On appeal, R.J. Reynolds argues that the jury's conclusion should be overturned because the verdict either relies on a theory that all cigarettes are defective — an
Oct 13, 2015 Law360
added Oct 13, 2015 17:31
House Republicans are pushing to ease proposed government regulations for companies that sell e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products, a move that Democrats charge could lead to unsafe products on the market. A spending bill approved by a House subco
Jun 19, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2015 22:47
By implementing change at the local level, these organizations are not only protecting their constituents, but also creating an example for the rest of the country to follow. Local laws in Switzerland have been and will continue to be a catalyst for c
Jan 1, 2015 ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 16, 2015 11:38
As a bulletin last month from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health pointed out, 20.4 percent of nonsmoking workers say they encounter secondhand smoke at least once a week. A separate U.S. study determined that 10 percent are exposed
May 19, 2015 FairWarning
added May 19, 2015 05:28
The case goes back to the Illinois Supreme Court for a second time when oral arguments are heard Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The proceeding was scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.
May 18, 2015 WQAD-TV (Moline, IL)
added May 19, 2015 00:29
the 11th hour decision by the Eleventh Circuit to vent its displeasure with a 10-year-old class decision sullies proper preemption inquiries, and baselessly burdens plaintiffs, like Graham.
May 14, 2015 Law360
added May 15, 2015 11:54
RYAN: Wisconsin is poised to repeat the mistakes of the past / Passing this legislation will tie the hands of local elected officials in the future without any true understanding of the health impacts of e-cigarettes.
would strip municipalities of their right to include electronic cigarettes in their communities' smoke-free air ordinances. Lawmakers should protect public health, support local control and respect the need for further scientific study.
May 13, 2015 Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added May 13, 2015 14:12
In Newport News and Hampton, as in other parts of the state and country, smokers of conventional tobacco are seen as pariahs — and messiahs.... an economist with Economics 21 at the Manhattan Institute...Public officials say they want to discourage smokin
May 4, 2015 Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added May 4, 2015 17:31