Headlines Tagged with Editorial — 9,974 headlines found
This pernicious social problem must be curbed, and raising the state smoking age to 21 is an excellent way to do it.
Jan 20, 2016 Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 20, 2016 21:12
An even better move would be to consider raising to 21 the legal age for tobacco purchase. New York City and Cleveland have already done so, and Boston will follow suit next month. That age limit will include e-cigarettes, an increasingly popular product
Jan 10, 2016 Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 11, 2016 18:27
For we also learned yesterday that nine in 10 cancers are caused by environmental and external factors. These include smoking, drinking, sun exposure and air pollution. Risks can therefore be either reduced or increased by changes in behaviour. The findi
Dec 18, 2015 Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 18, 2015 20:37
EDITORIAL: Tobacco exceptionalism in airports: time to address gaps - Ruth E Malone [FREE FULL TEXT]
Just because a worker's job is at an airport (or a casino, or a hotel without 100% smoke-free rules) does not mean he or she is immune to the effects of secondhand smoke. There is nothing so special and unique about an airport that requires it. This is a
Oct 31, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 16:54
Raising the minimum age would create trickle-down benefits. Consider that 18-year-olds are far more likely to have friends who are younger teens than 21-year-olds. This may mean fewer cigarettes ending up in the hands of all teenagers than before, helpin
Dec 13, 2015 Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:31
A statewide approach, however, makes far more sense. A patchwork of town-by-town regulations will do little to reduce the use of tobacco products by young people; if an 18-year-old merely needs to go one town over to purchase cigarettes, what would preve
Dec 5, 2015 Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:44
Children living in public housing shouldn't be harmed by second or thirdhand smoke infecting their buildings. HUD should move forward with its plan to ban smoking in these residences.
Nov 16, 2015 Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Nov 16, 2015 15:26
it makes sense that we have smoke-free casinos. But if state officials are really concerned about the health of citizens — beyond any healthy state designation — it makes far more sense to have all casinos smoke-free, not just one.
Oct 28, 2015 Des Moines (IA) Register
added Oct 28, 2015 16:44
The state Senate has passed a bill to ban e-cigarette sales to children; the House should follow suit. Meanwhile, Congress should require the FDA to take regulatory responsibility for e-cigarettes, including mandatory child-proof packaging.
Oct 25, 2015 Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Oct 26, 2015 15:06
The deal exempts the tobacco industry from these protections; producers had been abusing trade rules to undercut restrictions on smoking
Oct 5, 2015 Bloomberg View
added Oct 5, 2015 18:48