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[Japan] Editorial: No half-measures on indoor smoking ban

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should end the wrangling over secondhand smoke countermeasures and put together a Health Promotion Act revision bill banning indoor smoking, with no exceptions.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Apr 24, 2017 14:39
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[South Dakota] Editorial: Time to get tougher with smoking ban

We’re not the first community to face this risk to public health. We don’t need to reinvent the wheel. More than 1,400 municipalities nationwide have successfully established complete, comprehensive smoke-free outdoor policies...It will take some leaders
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Apr 21, 2017 12:40
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[Ireland] EDITORIAL: Health: helping smokers to quit

ongoing research into this and the long-term safety of e-cigarettes should clarify these concerns. The annual additional cost of maximising the use of the combination of varenicline and NRT would be approximately €7 million, the report says; the Minister
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 20, 2017 15:18
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our view: Reject tax breaks for Big Tobacco

Tax breaks for Big Tobacco are back. The tax bill in the House contains $50 million of tax cuts for the tobacco industry over four years, 2018 through 2021, including eliminating the annual cigarette tax increase and lowering the price of premium cigars.
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 15:03
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EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco Attacks Sensible F.D.A. Rules on Vaping

companies are lobbying Congress to prevent the [FDA] from regulating electronic cigarettes and cigars, as it does conventional cigarettes. If they succeed, they will be able to sell and market addictive nicotine products to young people with few restrict
New York Times
added Apr 19, 2017 18:43
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EDITORIAL: Tobacco: a threat to development? [FREE FULL TEXT]

the theme for World No-Tobacco Day this year is Tobacco: A threat to development...The macroeconomic costs of tobacco use can be avoided, the pain and suffering of tobacco-related diseases can be reduced and the relationship between tobacco use and povert
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:29
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[Australia] Editorial: Let’s clear the air on public smoking debate

Wrigglesworth took to social media after the gala parade to express her dismay at the number of people smoking along the route... But would it be fair? Already forced to the fringes of society, smokers have become modern-day pariahs.
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:29
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[Florida] Friday Editorial: Minimum age for buying tobacco products should be raised to 21

It will simply cut down on the ability of youths under 21 to enjoy the easy access they now have to harmful tobacco products. It is an idea that screams common sense. It is an idea that will protect young lives. It is an idea that should be a law in J
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2017 00:30
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our View: Give smokers some space

Smoking indoors is frowned upon almost everywhere in the country, and we should follow suit and ban the practice in Kentucky. But banning people from smoking outdoors in designated spaces seems excessive.
Glasgow (KY) Daily Times
added Apr 12, 2017 19:35
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Kentuckians support statewide smoke-free law

Why, when the losses are so huge, do lawmakers still bow to tobacco? Altria (the company formerly known as Philip Morris) has spent $573,000 since 2013 to lobby the legislature. It’s always one of the top spenders on lobbying our lawmakers.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Apr 12, 2017 13:54
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