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EDITORIAL: The wafting influence of nonsmokers' rights

smoke-free environments may help lower the chance of young people taking up smoking by a third. The opportunity given to nonsmokers to be free from harm, in other words, can help others remain free from an addictive habit.
Christian Science Monitor
added Oct 1, 2015 09:06
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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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[Italy] Editorial: Flushing out smoking: measuring population tobacco use via wastewater analysis

Cross-sectional household surveys are the main source of smoking prevalence estimates. The reliability of these estimates relies on large representative samples of the population providing accurate information on their tobacco use. This survey data is re
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:05
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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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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Close the cigarillo loophole

The government should rework the Tobacco Act, regulations and related legislation to prevent unscrupulous manufacturers from exploiting children's natural affinity for candy flavours and packaging that promises a hit of excitement. Half the 20 per cent o
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Oct 10, 2013 21:49
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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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[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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