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[South Africa] EDITORIAL: Show us the data: Bhekisisa responds to #BigTobacco

in a world where historically unravelling the tobacco lobby’s intentions has been a game of smoke and mirrors, a healthy dose of scepticism about its methods may be expected, particularly in light of the organisation’s refusal to share its full methodolog
Bhekisisa (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:43
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Snuff out exceptions to smoking law

state law allows about 1,700 such places to continue to expose nonsmoking patrons and thousands of workers to airborne toxins and carcinogens. State Rep. Dan Frankell, an Allegheny County Democrat who has rounded up a great deal of bipartisan support, wa
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Sep 19, 2018 20:06
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Get flavored e-cigarettes hooking teens off the shelf

Washington state officials can help by raising the age to 21 to buy these products — along with tobacco — or consider banning e-cigarettes outright as San Francisco has done. Even though state and federal laws already ban vaping-product sales to anyone
Seattle (WA) Times
added Sep 19, 2018 20:19
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EDITORIAL: Our view: E-cigs must change or die

Yes, tobacco is a legal product, and adults can make the decision to smoke if they want. But the health risks are undeniable, as is the addictive nature of nicotine. Many start smoking thinking they can quit whenever they want. It’s rarely that easy. It’
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 17, 2018 17:08
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Calling vape an epidemic isn't enough to stop big tobacco

Here at The Daily Free Press, many of our Interrobang answers in our print issues riff on the fact that freshmen are addicted to “Juuling,”... Let’s do the same thing with Juuls that we did with cigarettes — make them less cool.
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Sep 15, 2018 04:07
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fix error: Ban indoor smoking

the state Legislature maintains exceptions that imperil the health of workers at 1,700 businesses... continue in casinos, in some bars based irrelevantly on the amount of food they serve, and in private social clubs.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Sep 14, 2018 17:37
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[Illinois] Cheers & Cheers

Cheers to East Moline for moving toward snuffing out smoking in its city parks. On Tuesday, the city council directed city staff to create a smoke-free parks ordinance.
The Dispatch
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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EDITORIAL: Impact assessment of WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: introduction, general findings and discussion [FREE FULL TEXT]

since the FCTC came into force, there have been significant gains...the findings described in greater detail in this issue provide many lessons that it is hoped will help to strengthen the implementation of the Convention in countries and globally, and th
Tobacco Control
added Sep 5, 2018 00:44
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco tax hike long overdue

Virginia is for lovers — of tobacco tax exploitation. In January, the time arrived for the commonwealth to end its lax tobacco taxes, and we hope the generated revenue funds economic development initiatives with possible peripheral benefits to our health
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 3, 2018 15:13
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[Iowa] Editorial: Clearing the air

Thumbs-up to a dec­ade of the Smokefree Air Act in Iowa. Iowa banned smoking in enclosed areas inside workplaces as well as some outdoor areas on July 1, 2008. As reported in The N’West Iowa REVIEW last week, it has help numerous people quit this deadly
N'West Iowa REVIEW
added Sep 2, 2018 13:25
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