Headlines Tagged with Editorial — 9,876 headlines found
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
Oct 28, 2012 The Independent (uk)
added Oct 28, 2012 17:06
"Sinners" — gamblers, tobacco users — are an easier mark. What's bad for their pocketbook will be good for their health — and Pennsylvania's budget.
Jul 12, 2016 Pocono Record
added Jul 13, 2016 18:27
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.
Apr 2, 2015 Newsday (zw)
added Apr 2, 2015 01:46
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
Sep 3, 2014 Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 3, 2014 09:58
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
Jul 9, 2014 Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 10, 2014 04:43
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
May 18, 2014 New York Times
added May 18, 2014 06:43
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
May 19, 2013 New York Daily News
added May 19, 2013 18:49
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
Dec 27, 2012 Oakland (CA) Tribune
added Dec 28, 2012 05:40
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?
Aug 6, 2012 Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Aug 7, 2012 13:36
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.
May 31, 2012 The Auburn (AL) Plainsman (Auburn University)
added May 31, 2012 14:35