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[Virginia] Opinion/Editorial: Reform bill rights many problems for Tobacco Commission

One of those bills seeks to improve the state’s Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission, which is charged with deciding who gets economic investment money that was generated by 1998’s national tobacco settlement. In that settlemen
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Feb 1, 2015 17:00

EDITORIAL: California should put more restrictions on e-cigarettes

restrictions on e-cigarettes have faced an uphill battle in the state legislature. Some state legislators accept campaign money from cigarette manufacturers, ensuring that SB140 won’t have an easy time either. But it’s past time for California to scrutini
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jan 29, 2015 00:53

[Indiana] Editorial: Regulate e-cigarettes like tobacco products

Whether it’s simply a fad or a mistaken belief that they are safer than traditional cigarettes, the dangers, particularly nicotine addiction, remain real. That’s the motivation behind a bill that state legislators could consider this session.
Franklin (IN) Daily Journal
added Jan 12, 2015 22:47

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Protect youth from ever-popular e-cigarettes

a bill proposing to place restrictions on youth use of e-cigarettes is welcome news. State Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, says his bill would require stores to have a license to sell the battery-powered devices and would tax them like tobacco products.
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jan 9, 2015 13:25

[North Carolina] Editorial: Ahead of the curve on smoking limits ($$)

The area's policies on smoking are thoughtful and forward-looking, something of which we can be proud.
Henderson (NC) Dispatch
added Jan 3, 2015 22:40

[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Easy Decision: State should revisit how tobacco settlement is spent ($$)

West Virginia is not alone in how state officials abuse class-action lawsuits. But the Mountain State ought to do the right thing regarding one settlement - and in the process, save some young lives.
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Dec 30, 2014 14:04

EDITORIAL: Choosing health could pay off

People who light up or won’t lighten up are driving up health-care costs by a combined $360 billion a year...this nation is primed for sickness: 1 in 3 Americans are obese; and 1 in 6 smoke. And while losing weight or quitting cigarettes certainly isn’t
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Dec 27, 2014 15:44

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking fanaticism

Cigarettes are lethal, they’re expensive and they smell bad. Smokers should quit, but oppressive politicians can be worse than the evil weed.
Washington Times
added Nov 24, 2014 12:34

[Alabama] Editorial: Anniston's wise decision about smoking

figures released last week by the Anniston Finance Department showed that sales tax collections from a large group — but not all — of the city’s bars, restaurants and similar haunts have increased since the ordinance went into effect. It’s a year-to-year
Anniston (AL) Star
added Oct 15, 2014 13:10

[Georgia, Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: Tobacco-free campuses: More colleges are banning tobacco use

Colleges and universities are uniformly finding that tobacco prohibitions serve to benefit productivity and protect the health of those who patronize their grounds. And there is no persuasive reason why schools in Utah shouldn’t follow suit.
Deseret News
added Oct 6, 2014 17:26
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