Headlines Tagged with waivers/exceptions — 6,229 headlines found
President Obama signed a part of the Highway Transportation Bill . . . So Alexander and other owners across the country found a loophole with the help of lawyers, changing the store fronts from retail locations to Private Member Only Clubs.
Sep 14, 2012 KNDO-TV (Yakima, WA)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:40
Owners of several tobacco shops that charged customers to use $35,000 cigarette-rolling machines until changes in federal law made the practice illegal are looking to establish private smoking clubs. Like other fraternal organizations, the nonprofit smo
Dec 27, 2012 Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Dec 27, 2012 12:31
Banding Against Menthol, a newly formed group comprised of medical professionals and former smokers, is questioning why menthol flavouring was exempted from the tobacco reduction bill.
Mar 20, 2015 Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Mar 24, 2015 13:53
Health Minister Stephen Mandel said Thursday the legislation — to be phased in — will still protect young people from the dangers of other flavoured tobacco. After a year of study since the law was passed, the government decided that banning the popular
Nov 13, 2014 Canadian Press
added Nov 21, 2014 11:58
The Alberta government is banning the sale of some flavoured tobacco products in a bid to curb youth smoking -- but is still allowing the sale of menthol cigarettes. Health Minister Stephen Mandel defended the exclusion, saying that Alberta needs to "d
Nov 13, 2014 CBC News (ca)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:17
Their secret: Using fillers such as the clay found in cat litter or stuffing the products with more tobacco to tip the scales in their favor. The heavier weight let the companies sidestep a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax, taking advantage
Mar 1, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Mar 1, 2013 14:00
FDA must close this gap to stop tobacco companies from targeting our kids with a new generation of unregulated tobacco products.
Dec 12, 2014 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:40
The F.D.A., which has the authority to extend its jurisdiction to cigars and other tobacco products any time it wishes, should move to eliminate flavored cigars and other manipulative practices as soon as it has enough evidence. As for the disparity in t
Sep 2, 2012 New York Times
added Sep 1, 2012 20:54
None of the Smoke Free Ontario Act, including smoking inside a restaurant or even an office, applies on First Nations reserves either — although some reserves have passed their own bylaws against smoking.
Jan 9, 2015 CBC News (ca)
added Jan 9, 2015 12:45
A group of Democratic senators introduced a bill Thursday that would close tax loopholes for tobacco companies, generating $3.6 billion in revenue over 10 years.
Feb 1, 2013 The Hill
added Feb 1, 2013 16:37