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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: State should raise age to buy tobacco ($$)

Eighty-eight percent of adults who smoke every day picked up the addictive, deadly habit before they turned 18, according to the 2012 report "Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults."
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 7, 2014 21:02
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[Kentucky] Our Opinion: Smoking violations stink ($$)

The Hopkinsville ordinance that bans smoking at most indoor public places is not enforced at the Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds convention center. That became clear last week during the fair. Despite assurances from the fair board’s leadership that sm
Kentucky New Era
added Jul 7, 2014 20:43
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Smokeless / Mayor Collins’ proposed ban on hiring tobacco users needs to be refined, but the principle merits support

if he can refine his new anti-tobacco policy in ways that address legitimate objections and challenges, it can become a model for local governments across the nation. That would be a distinction Toledo could claim proudly.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 2, 2014 19:43
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[New Zealand] Herald on Sunday editorial: Ban the sweet 'alcopops' of smoking

Ash calls e-cigarettes the "alcopops" of the smoking culture. They form the same function. The sweetened tubes have no purpose except to be insidious enticements to a deadly habit.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 1, 2014 00:02
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Reynolds Building sale should be win-win deal

We're stoked by the sale this week of the Reynolds Building. Dreams of this downtown landmark taking its rightful place in downtown revitalization may finally come to fruition....We look forward to welcoming those guests to our thriving downtown. We hope
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2014 13:24
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EDITORIAL: FDA’s caution wise move on e-cigarettes

no one knows whether e-cigarettes are safe. It’s unknown whether or not the products, or the vapors they produce, cause cancer. It’s also unknown how much nicotine or other potentially harmful chemicals are being inhaled during use, or whether or not ther
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added May 17, 2014 20:31
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: FDA's spark: New rules will limit minors’ use of e-cigarettes

This is intolerable. While the practice is relatively new and studies aren’t complete, the available evidence does suggest that vaping is a gateway to young people taking up smoking. Why wouldn’t it be? Nicotine is addictive no matter how it is delivered
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 9, 2014 16:15
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[Arizona] EDITORIAL: More e-cigarette regulations should await FDA action

absent more definitive FDA action on even a basic e-cigarette ban, the county’s proposal for more regulation of vaporizing devices seems premature, especially if even the current ban isn’t being enforced. Businesses and other agencies are entitled to enfo
Arizona Daily Sun
added Apr 30, 2014 12:27
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McKEE/ALLEBECK: Why the European Journal of Public Health will no longer publish tobacco industry-supported research ($$)

n reaching this decision, we are fully aware of the arguments ... Yet we know from experience that this view is naïve. Evidence from the tobacco industry’s internal documents reveals how …
European Journal of Public Health
added Apr 15, 2014 17:13
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ should not impose a 'sin tax' on e-cigarettes: Editorial

Taxing e-cigs as if they were cigarettes only makes them less attractive to smokers who want to switch. And if the Christie administration's true concern is public health, that should be reason enough not to.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Apr 7, 2014 16:19
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