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[Asia, China] EDITORIAL: Vision for tobacco control

Both central and local governments need a vision for the future on this issue, and should not let the immediate interests of the tobacco industry blind them to the long-term harm tobacco does to the health of the nation
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2013 07:20

[Texas] EDITORIAL: Smoking Ban: Residents had multiple chances to speak up at council meetings and let their voices be heard ($$

Lufkin (TX) Daily News
added May 9, 2013 17:31

[Kansas] Eagle editorial: Close casino smoking loophole

If tribal and privately owned casinos around the country insist on allowing smoking, that’s their business – though behind the times and bad for the health of their employees and customers. But it is Kansans’ business that state-owned casinos continue to
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Apr 30, 2013 15:44

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: A tobacco-free nation may yet be within our sights

The once-unimaginable prospect of a tobacco-free Scotland could actually be achievable if politicians can now stay the course.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 28, 2013 23:44

[Canada] Editorial: Everyone pays smokers’ costs

Although B.C. has the lowest smoking rate (14 per cent) in the country and the rate continues to drop, the habit takes its toll on people’s health and the economy. According to the B.C. Health Ministry, more than 6,000 British Columbians die each year be
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Apr 26, 2013 05:01

CHALOUPKA: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Maximizing the Public Health Impact of Alcohol and Tobacco Taxes

The concept of affordability has gained more attention in tobacco control, with the WHO recommending that governments “increase tobacco taxes by enough to reduce the affordability of tobacco products” in order to achieve health objectives... Strong minimu
Science Direct
added Apr 22, 2013 13:21

[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Our Views: Higher taxes on cigarettes

In the administration of Gov. Bobby Jindal, now is the best time to see a meaningful increase in Louisiana’s low tax on cigarettes.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 20, 2013 16:16

[Canada] Editorial: Smoking linked to gene damage

There are profound moral as well as medical implications at stake here. Adults who smoke already know the risks they take with their own well-being. But now it appears they could be jeopardizing the health of any children they may have. ... But at a mi
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Apr 11, 2013 13:34

[New York] Editorial: Hiding the Smokes

Other nations like Iceland, Canada and Ireland have prohibited the display of tobacco and had success in reducing smoking rates among young people by curbing impulse purchases. It is worth a try in New York City, where an estimated 7,000 people a year di
New York Times
added Mar 21, 2013 10:28

[Florida] Editorial: Big Government smokescreen

We urge people to contact so-called conservatives in the Legislature. Remind them that non-smokers have personal freedom, too. Tell them to let a decision on whether to ban smoking at parks and beaches be made, as Goldwater would have, by the governments
Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune
added Mar 18, 2013 04:48
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