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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Rational policy for e-cigarettes

communities might want to hold off on banning public use of these devices. Until we know they pose a threat to anyone but the user, how are they different from banning nicotine gum? Adults are free to make their own decisions unless there’s a good reason
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 26, 2013 20:09
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[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: Our view Mixed thoughts about tobacco-free parks resolution

As much as this resolution can make Fremont a healthier place to live, we can’t help but be a concerned about another intrusion into our private lives.
Fremont (NE) Tribune
added Jun 18, 2012 22:39
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[New York] ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: SMOKING IN THE SUBWAY

Tobacco smoke should be banished from the platforms of the underground railway....the odor of one partly burned cigar, disagreeable anywhere, is positively nauseating in a Subway car.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:06
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Our take: York Housing Authority's no-smoking rule makes sense

Maybe back off enforcing the rules about smoking outside near units - or have a designated smoking area. And for goodness sake, forget the rule banning the use of electronic cigarettes - which merely emit water vapor. Why would the authority outlaw devi
York (PA) Daily Record
added Jun 16, 2012 07:54
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION: PA. TOBACCO POLICIES Cigar tax lost in smoke screen

Someone very powerful in Pennsylvania doesn’t want to see a state tax collected on cigar sales... For now, it seems the health and survival of Pennsylvania’s cigar industry remains a chief concern of the majority of state lawmakers, topping worries abou
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Feb 18, 2014 21:16
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Editorial: What if tobacco companies were treated like other drug pushers?

Deep inside, most Americans realize that the industry’s “get ’em hooked” strategy is evil. That’s why a Florida jury awarded $23.6 billion ... We wish that nicotine-pushers could be treated just like heroin-pushers, cocaine-pushers and similar operators.
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Aug 6, 2014 00:11
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Tobacco ban defies logic

The Board of Health in its draft proposal cites a 1949 Supreme Judicial Court case that said the right to engage in business “must yield to the paramount right of government to protect the public health by any rational means.” Tobacco prohibition ration
Boston (MA) Herald
added Nov 12, 2014 12:03
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[New York] EDITORIAL: The 5000-hour cigar

The regs would exempt cigars designated as premium, but only if they carry an arbitrary price tag of at least 10 bucks. So a Park Avenue plutocrat will get his smoke without interference, but the working stiff Joe who wants to relax with his $3 stogie af
New York Post
added Aug 29, 2014 14:08
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[China] EDITORIAL: Australia's plain tobacco packaging

The tactics needed to fight the battle against tobacco are known, but it is strong political leadership in implementation that will ultimately achieve the goal.
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 24, 2012 05:58
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking bylaw needs to be reworked

It’s a shame and somewhat embarrassing that our political leaders – municipal and provincial – haven’t taken the lead with an all-out smoking ban.... Moose Jaw wouldn’t be the first community to enforce an outdoor public smoking ban, but here’s a case whe
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:35
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