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[West Virginia] Daily Mail editorial: Now is the time for a budget compromise

The state Senate on Thursday passed legislation to increase the tax on cigarettes by 45-cents a pack, increasing the tax on smokeless tobacco from seven percent to 12 percent, and the first-ever tax on e-cigarette liquids.
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added May 20, 2016 16:30

EDITORIAL: Smoking, Not COPD, as the Disease

These new studies help us define this new cohort of patients with chronic respiratory symptoms without obstruction. It is now up to us to figure out how to treat them in order to help reduce symptoms and prevent exacerbations
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 13, 2016 15:00

Washington Times EDITORIAL: A little fire with no smoke / The government gets in the way of smokers trying to quit

The advent of “vaping,” as simulated smoking is called, has been a godsend for millions of Americans who try, and try, and try, without succeeding, to quit cigarettes. An estimated 9 million smokers have accomplished the transition to this tobacco-free a
Washington Times
added May 12, 2016 04:02

[Arizona] Editorial: Work of Tobacco-21 coalition has just begun

In the same week that California became the second state in the nation to raise its smoking age to 21, Cottonwood became the first city in Arizona to make the sale and use of tobacco products for people younger than 21 illegal. But for this measure to h
Camp Verde (AZ) Bugle
added May 9, 2016 23:50

[Washington] EDITORIAL: FDA can go further with its vaping rules

As it becomes more clear that e-cigarettes have moved beyond a mere smoking-cessation device to an alternative method of delivering nicotine, the reasons for treating them differently than other tobacco products are dissipating...they ought to be taxed l
Everett (WA) Herald
added May 6, 2016 10:54

[Illinois] EDITORIAL: Unexpected flare-ups underscore need for e-cigarette regulation

Neither the risk of explosion nor concerns about long-term health effects of e-cigarettes have put a damper on their growing popularity. That makes it all the more imperative to have regulations as soon as possible.
Quincy (IL) Herald-Whig
added Mar 15, 2016 22:59

[Florida] EDITORIAL: Snuff out state smoking law

The law forbidding cities and counties from regulating smoking goes all the way back to 1985, when it was enacted as part of the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act. Thirty years ago, so-called “smokers' rights” groups were much more militant about protecting
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Mar 15, 2016 22:50

[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Raise the age to buy smokes

delaying access to cigarettes — as Hawaii has done and California is set to do — is a sure-fire way of getting in the way of an addictive habit that carries dire consequences later in life...According to the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, the sta
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Mar 14, 2016 00:54

[New York] EDITORIAL: Sale of tobacco products is incompatible with the healthful goal of pharmacies

The effort in Erie County to ban stores with pharmacies from selling cigarettes and e-cigarettes would close the “disconnect” that allows stores dedicated to health to sell a product that damages health. Along the way, it might also save some taxpayer m
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 9, 2016 16:54

[Washington] Editorial: Health benefits in raising smoking age to 21 would outweigh revenue loss

At some point the state is going to have to absorb the short-term revenue dip to reap the long-term gains. The sooner the better. And if this were to kick off a tax reform debate, we’d drink to that.
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 18, 2016 22:52
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