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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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[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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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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EDITORIAL: Are E-Cigarettes a Boon, a Menace or Both?

The F.D.A. has been working since 2011 to draft new regulations to exert its authority over nontraditional tobacco products, potentially including electronic cigarettes. It needs to move as aggressively as possible to protect the public in this rapidly ex
New York Times
added Jun 27, 2013 01:22
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[Ohio] Editorial: 5 years later; smoking ban still wrong

A better solution than a smoking ban is for nonsmokers to quit frequenting businesses that allow smoking. Nonsmokers won’t persuade every business owner to go along in stopping smoking, of course, but the freedom of using one’s property as one sees fit i
Lima (OH) News
added Nov 19, 2012 15:43
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ giving up on smokers

there seems little other way to interpret the fact that the state once again ranks dead last in the nation in spending on tobacco prevention. The amount of money New Jersey devotes to the task? Zero. This is the fifth consecutive year the state has spent
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:12
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco adds insult to injury; Ky. at risk of losing settlement payments

After addicting our children, shortening our lives, making puppets of our politicians and using generations of Kentucky farmers, Big Tobacco has another insult in store for the state that suffers the nation's highest rates of smoking and cancer.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 11, 2014 01:10
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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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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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