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EDITORIAL: Our View: Washington, Idaho should follow Oregon on tobacco age ($$)

A week ago, Oregon joined California, Hawaii, Maine and New Jersey to raise the tobacco possession age to 21, affecting both traditional tobacco products and vaporizers. The law, which takes effect Jan. 1, targets tobacco vendors with fines ranging betw
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Aug 16, 2017 15:25
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[Canada] Editorial: Tobacco lawsuit still drags on

In part, this was due to the work of whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand... In any event, if the province is right, while this trial meandered along, a whole new generation of smokers was recruited by shameless industry tactics. That is unconscionable.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:24
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EDITORIAL: E-cessation? If vaping helps people kick tobacco, it has merit

The new study is at least some evidence that e-cigarettes deserve some credit for helping people move away from smoking. And any uptick in quitting is grounds for celebration. That doesn’t mean nonsmokers should take up vaping, especially young people.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Aug 11, 2017 18:45
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Proposed citywide smoking ban a step too far

While we certainly agree with Nafziger that secondhand smoke contains harmful chemicals and do not condone exposing children and adults who frequent city parks to those effects, telling local business owners that they must eradicate smoking — and therefo
Goshen (IN) News
added Aug 11, 2017 15:54
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Reducing a health hazard

For all of these reasons — and for every Oregon family that won’t lose a loved one to tobacco — Brown and the Legislature did the right thing.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Aug 11, 2017 02:17
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Editorial: FDA brings a welcome light touch to cigarette regulation

Helping the public battle nicotine addiction is a worthy objective. But encouraging innovation about safer ways to satisfy the urge seems more promising than prohibitions on the amounts of nicotine allowed in traditional coffin nails. For now, the FDA ap
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 7, 2017 19:57
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Our view: Finally, a key to the smoking crisis is addressed

while last week’s FDA announcement was welcome news to health advocates, it’s going to drag its feet on e-cigarettes, giving makers four more years to comply with a review of products already on the market. Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids president Matthe
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:23
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[Oregon] Editorial: Don’t make piecemeal changes to tobacco regulation

The county health officials say they don’t really know everywhere tobacco is sold. A tobacco license requirement could better enable them to ensure retailers... Meanwhile, tobacco regulation should not be done in a piecemeal fashion across the state. If
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:18
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[Maine] EDITORIAL: Raising tobacco purchase age to 21 will save lives and money

So, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie notes, raising the age for tobacco purchases makes sense from a health — and financial — perspective. “By raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21, we are giving young people more time to develop a
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 7, 2017 18:17
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[Canada] CHEERS & JEERS: People insist on smoking in public places

JEERS: To people who smoke in public places where crowds gather for special events. ..These events always attract families, and the young children - along with everyone else who attend - shouldn’t have to breathe in cigarette smoke as a consequence of try
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Aug 7, 2017 18:14
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