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[Connecticut, Hawaii] EDITORIAL: CT Should Ban Smoking And E-Cigs For People Under 21

This pernicious social problem must be curbed, and raising the state smoking age to 21 is an excellent way to do it.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 20, 2016 21:12

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Flavored-tobacco ban should be widened beyond Minneapolis, St. Paul

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
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 11, 2016 18:27

[Ireland] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban needed where sense has failed

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
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
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 16:54

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Raise smoking age to 21

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
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:31

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Raising the minimum age for tobacco use

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
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:44

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: The Record: Smoke-free homes

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.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Nov 16, 2015 15:26

EDITORIAL: Why not make all Iowa casinos smoke-free?

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.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Oct 28, 2015 16:44

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Producing the wrong ‘vapers’

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.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Oct 26, 2015 15:06

[Asia-pacific] EDITORIAL: How to Sell the TPP

The deal exempts the tobacco industry from these protections; producers had been abusing trade rules to undercut restrictions on smoking
Bloomberg View
added Oct 5, 2015 18:48
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