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EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco in Florida: Bill Would Cap Punitive Damages

these plaintiffs who continued to fight after the Florida Supreme Court's ruling — who amount to a sliver of what the industry could be fighting today — deserve their day in court, however that might turn out, either for them or for the industry.
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Mar 3, 2015 08:38
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Governments who want to ban smoking from films should butt out

Public health groups say censorship will stop teens from taking up smoking. But the proof isn’t in the puffing. / These should be salad days for anti-smoking crusaders. New data show only 15 per cent of Canadians currently smoke, and just 11 per cent on
Macleans Magazine
added Feb 24, 2015 14:07
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[Canada] Editorial: Plain packages for cigarettes seem a certainty (with poll)

Playing tricks with the little boxes they’re sold in isn’t likely to make much of a difference, but the Liberals obviously feel compelled to take one more measure to persuade people to quit smoking or not pick up the habit at all. We’ll await the results.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 9, 2016 13:22
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: National Post View: Call off the war on smokers

At best, these new prohibitions, as harsh as they are impractical, look like solutions in search of a problem. At worst, they seem harassing and vindictive, as if smokers, rather than smoking, were the target. We are, after all, in the realm of the great
National Post (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:39
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[New York] EDITORIAL: The right way to tax tobacco

THE ISSUE: Roll-your-own "clubs" make a mockery of everything from tax law to public health. THE STAKES: Will state government do the right thing?
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Oct 15, 2012 09:10
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Editorial: Plain packaging for cigarettes makes sense in Canada and beyond

The federal government’s plan to impose plain packaging on cigarettes is a welcome addition to the long list of measures already taken to make smoking unattractive, inconvenient, expensive and socially unacceptable. And the plan, coupled with Quebec’s la
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 7, 2016 16:54
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[Florida] Editorial: Don't change law to limit damages for Big Tobacco

The Florida Legislature should beat back the tobacco industry’s latest attempt to avoid taking responsibility for misleading smokers about the dangers of its products....Lawmakers should make sure Floridians' right to a jury trial and to collect punitive
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Feb 27, 2015 09:42
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EDITORIAL: Loopholes in Tobacco Regulation

The F.D.A., which has the authority to extend its jurisdiction to cigars and other tobacco products any time it wishes, should move to eliminate flavored cigars and other manipulative practices as soon as it has enough evidence. As for the disparity in t
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2012 20:54
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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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EDITORIAL: Who Wants Tobacco Business Dead in Africa?

if the concern of ITGA and tobacco farmers is that the FCTC will take away farmers' livelihood . . . If the concern of WHO FCTC is to reduce the burden of tobacco use, and prevent the death of millions of users and make plans for better alternative to t
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:51
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