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[Asia-pacific] EDITORIAL: June is No Smoking Month in the Philippines

The observance of June as No Smoking Month throughout the country is a very important reminder to those concerned of the serious effects of smoking to the smoker, and those exposed to second-hand smoke (exhaled by the smoker in a room) and third-hand smo
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:14
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Change in age to purchase tobacco is very bad idea

Besides being unenforceable, any law that raises from 18 to 21 the legal age for tobacco sales is unreasonable and unfair. What are we saying, that we trust you to get killed in uniform overseas in whatever way we happen to be fighting at the time, or to
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jun 20, 2017 10:04
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: MALDEN’S SENATOR TAKES A STAND

The key word in the bill’s title is “addiction.” By pushing for an increase in the legal age to purchase tobacco and attacking vaping, Lewis is exposing the continued push by the tobacco industry to target young people.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 20, 2017 10:01
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Going up in smoke

That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts, and focus it on poor rural areas.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 19, 2017 18:19
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Turn smoking war to poor

state governments began using some of that money for purposes other than smoking cessation and related health care. That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts and
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jun 17, 2017 14:17
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EDITORIAL: A better way to reduce tobacco use in Minnesota

Raising taxes provides resources to combat the problem and cover some of the costs that tobacco causes. Some of the monies collected from increased taxes should be used to combat the problem by raising awareness and offset health care costs paid by taxpa
Marshall (MN) Independent
added Jun 14, 2017 22:35
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EDITORIAL: Legal challenge to Oklahoma tobacco "fee" is no surprise

The lawsuit also notes that most of the revenues to be generated aren't designated for smoking-related purposes. Instead, they are set to go primarily to the state's mental health agency, the Department of Human Services and the agency that runs Oklahoma
NewsOK
added Jun 13, 2017 21:01
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco: Raising legal age to buy tobacco an easy call

Edina recently became the first city in the state to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. It’s time the rest of the state does the same. The Edina ordinance applies to all tobacco related products, including chewing tobacco and e-cigarett
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jun 13, 2017 20:50
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EDITORIAL: Legal challenge to Oklahoma tobacco "fee" is no surprise

“If a cigarette tax can be a ‘smoking cessation fee,'” the lawsuit argues, “nothing stops an alcohol tax from becoming an ‘inebriation cessation fee'...lawmakers who voted for this bill may wish they had appreciated the simple concept that words matter.
The Oklahoman
added Jun 12, 2017 14:11
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Second-hand reformation

thousands of workers in establishments exempted from the ban continue to involuntarily endure the serious health risks of exposure. Baker’s bill would end the unwarranted exemptions for casino gambling areas and for bars
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 9, 2017 12:12
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