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[Georgia] Editorial: Augusta Commission should strengthen city’s smoking laws

This newspaper’s support of a stronger smoking ban might surprise some, given our conservative bent. But we don’t happen to believe pollution is a conservative value... The proposed local ordinance would extend the ban to other public establishments such
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 23, 2018 00:35
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL; Do what it takes to deter tobacco

When it comes to taxes, enough is enough. With that said, though, there is one tax that makes sense...cigarettes need to be taxed and taxed appropriately. We hope a hefty tax on cigarettes will help people put down this deadly, horrendous habit.
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Apr 14, 2018 22:06
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EDITORIAL: An FDA tobacco announcement could save millions of lives

As more smokers transition onto e-cigarettes, the FDA will have to keep a close watch on how those addictive products are manufactured and sold. The sooner it addresses these issues, the better.
Washington Post
added Apr 8, 2018 16:06
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] EDITORIAL: Second-hand smoke is lethal too ($$)

The preference for gradualism in dealing with the problem of smoking here must give way to a bolder approach, in the light of statistics released recently by The Tobacco Atlas... Such needless and highly preventable deaths are bad enough, but what makes i
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 8, 2018 15:28
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[California] Editorial: Yes on Prop. E to uphold S.F. tobacco ban

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has shrewdly allowed local shop owners to serve as the sympathetic face of the campaign... The primary impact of the ban, however, would be on products that are deadly and addictive. The Chronicle therefore recommends voting yes
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Apr 7, 2018 18:33
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: We don’t need corporate greed

Good has, to some, become the poster child for corporate greed. But she’s not alone...Nicandro Durante, the top exec of British American Tobacco, received a total compensation increase of 37.3 percent to $15.92 million
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 6, 2018 19:34
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EDITORIAL: Secondhand toke: It’s still early in researching the effects of marijuana use, vaping; but proceed with caution

Until there’s a full body of evidence on that front, concluding they pose as big a threat to tokers/vapers, and those around them, as cigarette smoke would be a stretch. At the same time, claiming they’re safe would be a dangerous distortion.
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Apr 6, 2018 19:26
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Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: Tobacco 21 belongs in Akron

Cleveland, Columbus and many other cities across the country have joined the Tobacco 21 movement. They have barred the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under age 21. Mayor Dan Horrigan wants Akron to do the same. The City Council h
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Apr 5, 2018 04:37
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[Oregon] WE MESSED UP / RE: “Secondhand Smoke and Mirrors” [Cannabuzz, March 28]

Jardin's piece about cannabis studies conducted by Dr. Matthew L. Springer...The story contained major errors, and has been significantly revised online; the Mercury deeply regrets the errors, and thanks Dr. Springer for providing correct information.
Portland (OR) Mercury
added Apr 5, 2018 03:18
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Editorial: Pass Tobacco 21 in Peoria, in Illinois

Absolutely, Illinois should make the legal age for purchasing tobacco and vaping products 21, up from 18. Two pieces of legislation — Senate Bill 2332, House Bill 4297 — would do just that. A similar measure is before the Peoria City Council. Peoria Cou
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Apr 3, 2018 15:09
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