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[Oregon] Why pot legalization advocates should oppose tobacco tax hike: Editorial Agenda 2014

Yes, advocates of marijuana legalization, we're talking about you. You should care about House Bill 4129, sponsored by Rep. Brian Clem, D-Salem, because you're bound to be similarly targeted within a few years of legalization.
The Oregonian
added Feb 2, 2014 00:16
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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: Reynolds and smoking cessation

It's more than a little ironic that Reynolds American Inc. will start producing a smoking-cessation product, Zonnic gum. It's as if they want to get smokers coming and going. But overall, it's a good thing if it helps people quit.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 30, 2012 01:53
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EDITORIAL: Smoking in Florida: Progress Made, More Needed

Through the state's pioneering educational efforts, our teens are more aware of smoking's risks, and can be spared what happened to Richard Boatright...With a big budget surplus in hand, Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature should give some serious thought
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jan 3, 2015 12:40
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Begin push for state smoke ban legislation

Chances improve every year with a growing support from the public — including tobacco users who understand that secondhand smoke puts too many Kentuckians at risk for heart disease, respiratory ailments and lung cancer. More than 50,000 Americans die eve
Kentucky New Era
added Nov 17, 2014 02:08
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoke and ire

We know that it's easier to say than to do, but the real solution to this dilemma - one that would be healthy for everyone - is to quit smoking.
Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 19, 2012 07:59
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Electronic cigarettes are bad bet for kids

If adult smokers feel they are gaining ground in defeating the deadly habit by substituting e-cigarettes for the real thing, then they are welcome to do so. But children should be discouraged from smoking cigarettes of any kind even subliminally.
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Oct 28, 2014 11:56
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[Jamaica] EDITORIAL - Clarify e-cigarette ban

there are potentially unknown dangers in e-cigarettes, but their outright ban from entering Jamaica, while the importation of tobacco products remains legal, is, to say the least, paradoxical. Indeed, this move is likely to encourage an increase in the sm
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:39
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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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[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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