Headlines Tagged with waivers/exceptions — 5,718 headlines found
this case is the first time a court has cited the FCTC as the primary legal justification for overturning a weak tobacco control law. In 2011, a Belgian court cited the FCTC along with several principles of national law when eliminating an exception in a
Oct 11, 2014 Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 12, 2014 11:37
why have a system where investment rules undermine public health regulation in all sectors other than tobacco? Why not just fix the investment rules so they have no chance of interfering? Tobacco is far from the only public health issue, and in my view i
Oct 8, 2014 International Economic Law and Policy Blog
added Oct 11, 2014 12:01
Vancouver weed businesses are pushing for pot lounges where tourists from out of state and abroad can smoke, a move that requires getting around the state's smoking ban. Washington's struggle for pot lounges could be a prelude to problems in Oregon if v
Oct 3, 2014 GoLocalPDX
added Oct 5, 2014 02:51
The high court decided this week to allow the businesses to submit arguments by Oct. 6, following up on its ruling last month that struck down the exceptions in the state's smoking ban.
Sep 26, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2014 13:48
the new tax also exempts e-cigarettes and any other products that have been approved by the FDA for smoking cessation. An e-cigarette is defined as an electronic vaporizer producing an aerosol that simulates tobacco smoking.
Sep 24, 2014 Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Sep 26, 2014 07:17
will allow the city to keep pace with "other" tobacco products that slip through regulatory loopholes. The proposed amendments include a ban on flavored tobacco products in retail establishments in the city, with the exception of tobacco shop-style store
Sep 17, 2014 Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 18, 2014 18:33
Wang Qingbin, an associate law professor at the China University of Political Science and Law, said the draft amendment for Beijing's anti-smoking regulations is quite disappointing. The revision only bans smoking in "shared indoor public places," compa
Sep 18, 2014 Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 18, 2014 07:07
It forbids smoking in places like city parks, government buildings, government vehicles, and even forbids smoking inside private businesses. However, bars and bingo halls are exempt from the new ordinance.
Sep 16, 2014 KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:55
The World Health Organization recommends banning smoking in all public indoor places, though the government has exempted cafes and restaurants with smoking booths and billiard halls from no-smoking regulations over fears of backlash.
Sep 18, 2014 Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 17, 2014 13:41
We again urge council members not to bow to the claims of businesses arguing such a ban would hurt them financially, just as state lawmakers did in 2012 and city councilmen did in 2006. Last year’s results from Gallup’s annual Consumption Habits Poll fou
Aug 27, 2014 Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Sep 5, 2014 13:05