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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax increase vital step to better health

Now it's time for those who concur with the message of the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana to push for solutions. Job One should be increasing the tax on cigarette purchases.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2018 04:41
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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Park smoking limits strike the right balance

We’ve agreed with golfers and others who argued making it illegal to light up on the broad expanse of a golf course fairway, at an out-of-the-way fishing hole or some other wide open outdoor space goes too far.
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Dec 7, 2018 18:19

[Florida] Editorial: FDA crackdown on e-cigs and tobacco is a win

The proposed menthol cigarettes ban will have to make it through a protracted process for federal regulations, which could take at least two years. But the new restrictions still signal a strong move to regulate nicotine, and if realized are a victory in
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Dec 3, 2018 15:54

EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Raise Indiana's cigarette tax for health's sake

Previous attempts to increase the cigarette tax have failed in the Republican-controlled legislature. This despite substantial public support...lawmakers should raise the cigarette tax. And they should direct the money generated toward smoking cessation
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Dec 3, 2018 16:01

[California] EDITORIAL: New restrictions on e-Cigarettes are an imperfect solution to a perfect dilemma

Ultimately, the FDA was able to come up with a clearly imperfect solution to a problem that offers no clarity to begin with. It is unlikely that much will change, but the new move at least shows that the federal government is now paying attention.
The Highlander (University of California, Riverside)
added Nov 28, 2018 18:53

[Illinois] EDITORIAL: A great way to push cigarettes out of teens' reach

Illinois lawmakers voted to hike the legal age to buy tobacco or e-cigarette products to 21. We applauded loudly. Unfortunately, Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed...The Senate has voted to override Rauner’s veto ...House members are expected to take it up. We urge
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 28, 2018 00:14


The Twin Falls City Council last week heard a presentation from Smoke Free Idaho, a group of organizations that lobbies for smoke-free public places. The group asked the Council to come up with a smoke-free policy banning smoking in bars, small businesses
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added Nov 26, 2018 05:06

EDITORIAL: In our opinion: FDA brings the right pressure to the e-cigarette industry

We are grateful for the pressure coming from the FDA, but regulators should not be lulled into a false sense of security by voluntary industry actions. It will take ongoing efforts and careful oversight from parents, schools, public officials and governm
Deseret News
added Nov 23, 2018 22:34
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL Screenings available for lung cancer

Dr. Raffaele J. Marchigiani, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Sentara, wrote Sunday’s letter to us to spread the word about these screenings. See if you’re eligible by visiting
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Nov 20, 2018 19:24

EDITORIAL: The FDA’s new tobacco rules are a victory for public health

But the FDA should have taken this step eight years ago. It is past time to start the regulatory ball rolling. Mr. Gottlieb has already proved himself one of the most competent and reality-based administrators in the Trump administration. He should not b
Washington Post
added Nov 19, 2018 19:54
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