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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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[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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[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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[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: FDA should do more with its authority over tobacco products

In order to take steps such as dialing back the amount of nicotine in tobacco products, the agency must undertake exhaustive scientific research demonstrating that its decisions are not "arbitrary and capricious." Mr. Deyton says the public can expect mo
Washington Post
added Feb 5, 2013 23:35
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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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[Florida] EDITORIAL: Our Take: Tobacco trickery

The Florida Senate passed its own ban without the objectionable House language. The House bill is scheduled to come up for debate on the floor today. If members in the lower chamber want to protect kids, and not just do the bidding of Big Tobacco, they'
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Apr 21, 2014 20:43
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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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