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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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[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: 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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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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[Nebraska] World-Herald editorial: Be sensible with e-cigs

The Legislature likely will see a bill in the next session that would ban e-cigs for people under 18, making it the same as for tobacco products. Clearly, limiting juvenile access to e-cigarettes makes sense, certainly until we know more about the ingre
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 29, 2013 16:20
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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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[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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[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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GOTTLIEB: Overcautious FDA has lost its way

The solid regulatory framework itself, built around a public health standard, is extremely powerful and should result in potentially transformative actions, such as (1) eliminating menthol; (2) regulating nicotine levels to reduce dramatically abuse liabi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:46
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