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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking at all UH campuses ($$)

A few years ago, it looked as if the University of Hawaii also would be at the forefront of this laudable national movement, which protects nonsmokers from lethal second-hand smoke and the social pressure to take up the addictive, deadly and expensive ha
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Feb 21, 2014 14:49

EDITORIAL: Ban on tobacco sales will help nation's health

Business plan or not, the disappearance of tobacco from such an enterprise will help the fight against smoking. And we all will benefit.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Feb 6, 2014 12:26

EDITORIAL: 50-year-old warning: Too many Americans still ignore surgeon general' advice about smoking

But the tobacco lobby had friends in Congress, and that remedial action took decades to come about, despite the declaration by the surgeon general that there would be “no footdragging” by the government to impose steps to convince people that smoking was
Your Houston News (Houston Community Newspapers)
added Jan 16, 2014 13:23

EDITORIAL: Smoking still presents public health epidemic

As anti-government sentiment grows in this country -- thanks, in large part, to the tea party -- the 50th anniversary of a landmark report on smoking is a reminder that good public policy does stand the test of time.
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Jan 16, 2014 13:08

EDITORIAL: Our View: Fifty years of tobacco warnings

It is difficult to determine whether Dr. Terry would be impressed or disappointed by the health advances he set in motion. Today, despite extensive education efforts, more than 43 million adults in the United States continue to smoke, and smoking remains
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jan 15, 2014 18:25

[Delaware] EDITORIAL: Battle to end smoking is still far from over

in Delaware, Gov. Ruth Ann Minner showed persistence and political courage in her long fight to ban smoking in public buildings. Delaware was a leader in the nation for doing so. These warnings, these acts – from Benjamin Rush in 1798 to Surgeon General
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jan 12, 2014 04:17

[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Looking back at report on smoking

We're sure there are people who just can't kick the addiction, even if the will is there. Nicotine can ensnare a user as badly as drugs like heroin. We're sure others will ignore the evidence and continue to stubbornly do what they want. We hope the form
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 9, 2014 06:36

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Scotland and the public health politics of independence

An analysis of how the existing constitutional settlement has shaped developments in public health is needed to inform consideration of alternative futures. When political devolution took effect in Scotland and Wales in 1999, it was expected to stimula
British Medical Journal
added Jan 3, 2014 17:20

[Indiana] Editorial: Public needs to learn more about e-cigarettes ($$)

The introduction of these alternative smoking devices -- a practice also referred to as "vaping" because the electronic products release mists of vapor -- has been depicted by manufacturers as a clean option to smoking.
Franklin (IN) Daily Journal
added Dec 16, 2013 21:20

[Florida] EDITORIAL: On smoking bans, state should butt out

Should the state force children climbing a jungle gym to choke on cigarette smoke? Unfortunately, that's the effect of a state law that prohibits local jurisdictions from passing outdoor smoking bans. It's time for the state to butt out. If government c
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 11, 2013 23:02
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