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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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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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[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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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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EDITORIAL: Duelling letters: which one would you sign?

we are dismayed at the eagerness with which some on both sides have fanned the flames of division—and baffled at how the e-cigarette issue has consumed attention that should be directed to the real killer products: conventional cigarettes, the manufacture
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 10:29
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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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[California] EDITORIAL: Jerry Brown seeks to add a point to dull Prop. 65 warnings

warnings...would get more specific.... The substances that would be named in new warnings would include tobacco smoke...These chemicals are hardly cooties. Letting consumers know specifically what they should be aware of isn’t hazardous to anyone’s health
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 8, 2014 15:43
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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Tougher smoking ordinance

There's also one especially sticky issue -- the status of Old Havana, a cigar bar that opened last year on Chestnut Street. Banning smoking inside a business whose existence depends on smoking is akin to padlocking the door and posting a "get out of town
Gadsden (AL) Times
added May 6, 2014 08:36
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EDITORIAL: Smoking Is Worse Than You Imagined

There is an additional weapon that can be brought to bear. In mid-2009, Congress passed a law that gave the Food and Drug Administration authority for the first time to regulate tobacco products. It should use those powers to reduce the addictiveness and
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2014 01:04
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[Wisconsin] Editorial: Increase enforcement, reduce availability to combat youth tobacco use

So far we've had mixed success in Wisconsin. A report issued last week by the Department of Health Services showed that the rate of tobacco sales to minors increased from 4.7 to 7.3 percent over the past five years.
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added Dec 11, 2013 22:36
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