Decision to raise tobacco age finds mixed
The Garden City TelegramDecision to raise tobacco age finds mixed reactionsThe Garden City TelegramThe city commission last week passed an ordinance that will make tobacco purchase and possession punishable by fine for consumers under the age of 21. Local residents have both celebrated and rebuked the city's decision, which was made without a ...
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 9:57 pm
Colorado Governor Hickenlooper uses rare
The Denver PostColorado Governor Hickenlooper uses rare veto to strike tax break for tobaccoThe Denver PostGov. John Hickenlooper used his veto pen for the first time this session to strike a bill Friday that renewed a current tax break for tobacco retailers. The legislation allowed Colorado companies to claim a refund of the state's 40 percent excise tax ...
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 8:18 pm
Tobacco vendors outside schools, hosps to be
Daily News & AnalysisTobacco vendors outside schools, hosps to be removedDaily News & AnalysisA quick smoking break might not be possible for youngsters as the Delhi government will soon remove vendors selling tobacco items within 1 km of any educational and health institute. On May 1, the tobacco department in its special drive, will visit all ...and more »
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 7:15 pm
State leaders strongly considering raising
wwlp.comState leaders strongly considering raising legal age to buy tobacco to 21wwlp.comThe Retailers Association, which has long opposed it, now wants a statewide standard, even if that means banning tobacco sales to anyone under 21. More than one-third of Massachusetts cities and towns have already raised the tobacco purchasing age.and more »
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 2:56 pm
Tobacco settlement still paying Iowa - The
kfor.comTobacco settlement still paying IowaThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesDES MOINES — Iowa's share of a 1998 landmark tobacco settlement now tops $1.1 billion. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced Friday that tobacco companies involved in the settlement with states over tobacco-related health care-costs transferred ...Oklahoma Receives $78 Million Payment From Tobacco Companies ...U.S. News & World Reportall 3 news articles »
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 2:52 pm
TTIP controversy: European Commission and
Responding to a Freedom of Information request from an EU watchdog regarding contacts between officials and the tobacco industry, the European Commission released a set of documents that had been so heavily redacted as to be meaningless. In this 14-page ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:00 am
Top Tobacco Bond Banker Departs Barclays
The go-to dealmaker in the market for tobacco bonds is gone from her post – a surprise departure that raises questions about the future direction of a once-burgeoning corner of Wall Street. Kym S. Arnone, a senior banker who, by her own count, helped ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:21 pm
FDA warns several tobacco manufacturers for
The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The Food and Drug Administration today has taken a critically important action to protect the American public from tobacco industry deception by warning several ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:48 pm
British American Tobacco plc Stock Rating
British American Tobacco plc (LON:BATS)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating restated by research analysts at RBC Capital in a research note issued on Friday, MarketBeat.Com reports. They currently have a GBX 3,100 ($48.57) price target on the stock.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:43 pm
Raise the tobacco tax, regulate e-cigs
There are lots of good reasons to raise California’s tax on tobacco, not the least of which is that when cigarettes are more expensive, fewer kids smoke. California’s existing tobacco tax hasn’t been raised since a voter-approved initiative in 1998.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:43 pm