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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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[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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[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: OPINION: Smoking

For every study that came out proving that smoking was killing people, nicotine peddlers trolled up another shill in a white lab coat who’d be willing to concoct fictitious controversy...When you finally quit, you won’t just be saving your health. You’ll
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Dec 2, 2014 07:24
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[Indiana] OUR VIEW: Smoking a problem for BSU's neighbors, but there is a solution

Instead, we urge smokers to kick the habit, with help from the university. Smokers' health will improve, they will save money and they won't be forced to walk blocks just to light up. Quitting won't be easy, but there are resources to help smokers get sta
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Sep 22, 2013 12:36
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Smoke ban veto was the right move

There is a difference between controlling a situation and outright prohibition. Expanding the smoking ban to include city roads and sidewalks was tantamount to the latter.
Floyd County (KY) Times
added Jul 19, 2013 15:25
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[Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan] EDITORIAL: Cigarettes smuggling threatens local industry

two key factors explain the rising sales of smuggled cigarettes; the introduction of pictorial health warnings in Pakistan. (effective September 2010) and the ever–increasing taxes on local cigarette producers. These two preventive measures enforced to cu
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:13
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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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EDITORIAL: Tobacco smuggling all over Spain, but Spanish Foreign ministry only highlights Gibraltar...

The Spanish government are forever attempting to give Gibraltar a bad name over tobacco smuggling when, as everybody knows except them, those involved in such activity tend to be Spaniards. Not only that but the amount of tobacco seized at the La Linea
PANORAMA (gi)
added May 21, 2014 10:22
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Editorial: Hefty tobacco tax increase invites black market sales

The clear implication is that a strong black market for cigarettes exists in New York State. A bootlegger could easily stuff 50 cases of Virginia cigarettes into a van... Let’s make this the last increase on cigarette taxes in Pennsylvania. If the additi
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Jul 25, 2016 20:45
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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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