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[UK] Editorial: Time to kick tobacco's butt

While a cancer expert's branding of cigarette companies as terrorists may be excessive, and an outright ban on tobacco impractical, more must be done to regulate the promotion and sale of so incontrovertibly damaging a product. And not just here, worldwid
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 28, 2012 17:06

[Pennsylvania] Editorial: Smokers, gamblers bear weight of Pa. budget

"Sinners" — gamblers, tobacco users — are an easier mark. What's bad for their pocketbook will be good for their health — and Pennsylvania's budget.
Pocono Record
added Jul 13, 2016 18:27

[Africa, Zimbabwe] EDITORIAL: Stop insider trading in tobacco

The recent disclosures by stakeholders that some buyers were buying tobacco at the auction floors cheaply, but get handsome rewards when the same crop is sold under contract sales is clear testimony that the regulator is sleeping on the wheels.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 2, 2015 01:46

[Arkansas] EDITORIAL: How We See It: E-Cigs Not The Same As Cigarettes

they do not represent dangers to passersby and do not, any more than the packaging of a sport drink or nutrition bar, represent a threat of more litter on trails and in parks areas. Government intervention ought to be about protecting public health and w
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 3, 2014 09:58

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Legal smokers become illegal

The Capital Regional District latest clean air bylaw, if approved by the board today, would ban smoking in parks, public squares and playgrounds.... The clean-air bylaw has some laudable goals, but one must question whether those goals are fair and reaso
Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 10, 2014 04:43

EDITORIAL: Children Don’t Belong in Tobacco Fields

Obama administration abandoned regulations that would have restricted children younger than 16 from “participating in the cultivation, harvesting and curing of tobacco” after Republican lawmakers opposed the proposal by falsely claiming that the rules wou
New York Times
added May 18, 2014 06:43

[New York] EDITORIAL: Cigarette smuggling steals tax money and aids terrorists

Now, the players could be plotting attacks on New York and America — and the amounts of money stolen has risen exponentially. Enforcement must be stepped up, especially if Indian reservations — once a huge source of illegal, untaxed cigs — start selling
New York Daily News
added May 19, 2013 18:49

Oakland Tribune editorial: Troubling new California data on youth smoking

There's no question that tobacco taxes discourage consumption. The new smoking data serves as a reminder that they should be raised. The state's current rate of 87 cents a pack is far bel
Oakland (CA) Tribune
added Dec 28, 2012 05:40

[Oregon] Editorial: Caesar issues a smoking ban

Think ahead 50 or 100 years. If nobody objects and — like Katniss Everdeen — rebels and fights back, what else will the government have banned in the name of protecting health? Will there still be any little slivers of liberty left?
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Aug 7, 2012 13:36

[Alabama] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban turns personal freedom to ashes

Smokers, whether employees or students, shouldn't be treated like social pariahs. Unfair treatment will only breed contempt, especially from smokers who are model employees or students.
The Auburn (AL) Plainsman (Auburn University)
added May 31, 2012 14:35
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