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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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[Canada] Editorial: Do more to break a very bad habit

Saskatchewan still has a stubbornly high percentage of smokers...First, let's see a bigger budget for education and smoking cessation programs. ...Second, though education and awareness should always be the priority when it comes to addressing smoking, we
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Jun 26, 2014 01:48
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[Wyoming] Editorial board: Increase the tobacco tax

It’s too early to say exactly how much we should increase the tax, but it has to be enough to make a difference, both in preventing smoking and in our state’s bank accounts. We must examine our priorities as a state – and both physical and financial heal
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 28, 2015 16:20
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[Oklahoma] OUR VIEW: Tobacco money has a purpose

State lawmakers can find the revenue to increase education funding without tapping into the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. They need to be more creative.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Aug 31, 2015 13:41
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EDITORIAL: Going after a good cigar / The FDA wants to expand its authority to regulate premium pleasure

cigar smokers argue there is no need to expand the regulation of cigars and tobacconists. Given who the friends of premium cigars are, and the determination of the government to control everything, this is an issue not likely to soon go up in smoke.
Washington Times
added May 6, 2015 13:18
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: National Post View: Lighten up on smokers

province is moving forward with Bill 45, also known as the “Making Healthier Choices Act”...The province has already severely restricted where and how Ontarians can buy and smoke their cigarettes. It needn’t restrict the flavours they can smoke as well.
National Post (ca)
added May 7, 2015 13:58
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EDITORIAL: Going after a good cigar

Congress is considering two pieces of legislation, H.R. 662 and. S.S. 441, to protect both the industry and cigar smokers, who include many rich and famous men...Since premium cigars are not easily accessible to young people like other kinds of tobacco, c
Washington Times
added May 4, 2015 19:08
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Bad approach to tobacco problem

While it’s hard to fault the goal of the proposed ban, the only winners, unfortunately, will be those selling tobacco products in surrounding communities.
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Nov 11, 2014 11:08
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Say goodbye to cigarettes, hello to booze

Alcohol is more prevalent now than it ever has been. Booze billboards are everywhere... That’s not to suggest alcohol should be shunned the way of the cigarette. But a conversation about our high consumption level of booze needs to happen. Our attitudes a
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:39
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EDITORIAL: Attorneys General for Sale

an entire industry has sprung up to lobby state attorneys general on behalf of companies that are under scrutiny, or that need special legal benefits from a state. The companies give hundreds of thousands of dollars (and often much more) to the campaigns
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:34
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