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[Canada] Editorial: Smoking rate is still too high

“Plain packaging is an important and logical next step for Canada to curb tobacco marketing, reduce smoking and save lives,” says Rob Cunningham, senior policy analyst, in a statement posted on the cancer society’s website. “Cigarette packages should not
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jan 11, 2016 22:27
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[Washington] Editorial: E-cigarette nontax status contingent on FDA ruling

E-cigarettes look like a tempting candidate for sin-tax treatment, but it’s too soon to impose a levy. Speedy resolution of vaping’s health implications by the FDA cannot come too soon for budget writers counting on a new source of revenue.
The Spokesman-Review
added Mar 8, 2014 22:49
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Time for e-cigarette regulation : The Lancet Oncology [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarettes should be regulated as medical devices, and their promotion should come under the ordinance of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Such regulation would prevent tobacco companies from adopting their usual cynical and devious tac
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 3, 2013 14:51
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes threaten to undo years of gains: Our view

* In about half the states, children can buy them legally. * They aren't subject to indoor smoking bans in most states. * Nicotine in traditional cigarettes is so addictive that it rivals heroin and cocaine.
USA Today
added Sep 23, 2013 04:19
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[Asia, Bangladesh] EDITORIAL: Making a killing

Now they're here reaping unimaginable profits, selling cigarettes to poor, unsuspecting consumers ... mandate that they contribute funds for public health, as they do in the West. This should be the price for the privilege of being allowed to sell their
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 11:16
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Trying to quit smoking just got a little easier

Now, the FDA has seen the light and will remove the time limits and the rules about cheating. With its announcement on Monday, the bureau recognized that anything that helps people to quit should be encouraged, not forbidden. Unlike many FDA moves, thi
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 5, 2013 14:47
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: As culture changes, Great American Smokeout still critical

Unfortunately sales of little cigars that contain many of the same cancer-causing substances as cigarettes increased 240 percent between 1997 and 2007. Because they can be candy or fruit-flavored and usually cost a lot less than cigarettes, little cigars
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 19, 2012 15:45
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[Missouri] LETTER: Smoke-free air is for everyone — no exceptions

Show-Me Smoke Free was dismayed to read a Post-Dispatch editorial that said proposed partial smoking restrictions in St. Charles and St. Louis counties were better than nothing....industry wants initiatives like these to pass. Weak smoke-free laws set us
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 25, 2018 23:48
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MYERS: Towards more effective FDA premarket review of new tobacco products

The FDA order requiring the removal of Camel Crush Bold from the market stands as an important precedent... The power given to FDA to regulate the introduction of new tobacco products and to prevent changes in existing tobacco products has the potential
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2016 22:48
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EDITORIAL: It's time to regulate e-cigarettes

Neither the risk of explosion nor concerns about long-term health effects of e-cigarettes have put a damper on their growing popularity. That makes it all the more imperative to have regulations as soon as possible. We have waited too long already.
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 4, 2016 17:36
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