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[Pennsylvania] Pa. should emulate Florida's approach to teen smoking

Part of Florida's experience offers a model for other states. One key is that 15 percent of its share of the national tobacco settlement fund is dedicated to youth smoking prevention efforts ... Florida's experience proves that substantial progress can
Shamokin (PA) News-Item
added Sep 13, 2013 17:34
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: A new smoking ban won’t solve these problems

Protecting the nonsmoking public from secondhand tobacco smoke, a stellar motive, isn't the motive. The desired outcome is to deter loitering outside City Hall by people who aren't there to conduct City Hall-related business.
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added Sep 22, 2015 11:14
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] EDITORIAL: Towards a smoke-free tomorrow

India is serious. Sadly, Sri Lanka is not. The battle against the tobacco industry has only begun, it would seem. Let the authorities get more serious. Let them begin with imposing a ban on the sale of loose cigarettes. Let us look to a smoke-free Sri La
The Nation (lk)
added Jan 3, 2015 22:47
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[Texas] Editorial: Thanks for kick-start to ban smoking in Dallas parks

What are these city spaces for, if not promoting good health? Allowing tobacco use in the very places most frequented by the city’s youngest residents sends a dangerous mixed message. So, thanks, Dallas Park and Recreation Board, for voting unanimously
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 16, 2014 22:44
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Editorial: Protect kids from sweet cigars, e-cigarettes

All adults have a responsibility to protect children from addictive and harmful products. Let's snuff out these trends now.
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Oct 25, 2013 01:46
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[Canada] Editorial: Renewed effort needed on smoking

While the Saskatchewan government should certainly take a close look at all legislative options on flavoured tobacco, we'd like to see equal consideration given to strengthening and enforcing existing laws on tobacco sales and consumption. Let's continue
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Oct 10, 2013 21:43
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: CoxHealth true to mission

Missouri law prohibits employers from firing or refusing to hire smokers ... exception for religious organizations or nonprofits, like CoxHealth, “whose principal business is health care promotion.” By taking a stand, CoxHealth is putting its mouth where
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Oct 2, 2013 14:02
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[Oregon] Editorial: Smoke 'em if you've got 'em on the beach

“If we can accomplish those goals without a rule that would be difficult to enforce, we should try that first,” said a spokesman for the Parks and Recreation Department, and we wish that sentiment were more common in government.
Corvallis (OR) Gazette-Times
added Nov 10, 2014 23:39
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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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