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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Just say no to smoking at the Jersey Shore

Matt Doherty, mayor of Belmar, told a New Jersey radio station that after his Monmouth County borough instituted its smoking ban in the spring of 2014, merchants along the beach noticed an uptick in business.
NJ.com
added Jan 8, 2018 15:45
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Workforce issues top IBJ’s agenda for Legislature

Smoking: We said here recently that raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 is a no-brainer. But we also think it’s silly to have a smokers’ bill of rights that provides employment protection to smokers. We come down on the side of the Indiana Ch
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 8, 2018 14:44
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[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Are Missouri prisons prepared for mass nicotine withdrawal when smoking ban takes effect?

Missouri should long ago have followed the example of Kansas, which banned smoking indoors in the 90s and stopped allowing it outside in 2003. But it is a reason to make sure prison staff and inmates are as prepared as possible. “It’s going to be a chall
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2018 07:22
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking TV ads a late, small win

TV ads running on the three traditional networks don’t pack the wallop they once could have. But getting Big Tobacco to admit any culpability in the wake of death and destruction they’ve left behind must be counted as some kind of victory.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Jan 2, 2018 03:26
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[New York] EDITORIAL: NY’s futile fight against illegal cigarettes

Yes, some smokers may be quit smoking rather than pay New York’s high, tax-fueled cig prices. But others will hand over the money. Or find cheaper packs elsewhere. Truth is, as long as taxes keep rising, people will keep smuggling. And investigators wil
New York Post
added Jan 12, 2018 04:03
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Needed: Healthy mother and child

About 15 percent of Missouri women smoke during pregnancy, compared to 8.4 percent nationally...many experts think at-risk women need the conscious support of the people around them – whether family or other members of the community. Protecting mothers fr
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 26, 2017 15:29
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[USA] Editorial: Japan's Olympics-size challenge: Ban smoking

Japanese restaurateurs and entrepreneurs who seek to attract the widest possible international clientele during the Olympics — and after — will ban smoking. Wouldn’t it be terrific if the Tokyo Olympics sparked a Great Japanese Smokeout?
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 22, 2017 20:46
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: Karnataka HC ruling on pictorial warnings on tobacco is a setback to public health

These measures, aimed at discouraging people from starting tobacco use and nudging smokers to quit, helped reduce tobacco consumption in India by 6% in seven years. Tobacco use fell from 34.6% in 2009-10 to 28.6% in 2016-17, with 810,000 fewer people usin
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 20, 2017 15:05
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Stop smoking before it starts

Toledo City Council is wisely considering raising the tobacco purchase age to 21. It should be a simple decision that would mirror action taken by nine other cities in Ohio, including Cleveland and Columbus.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Dec 20, 2017 19:14
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Editorial: Declining smoking rate is good news for West Virginia

Finally. After years of little progress on smoking rates in West Virginia, a new study shows that fewer adults are smoking in the Mountain State... West Virginia and local governments expanded clean indoor air regulations, which means most workplaces and
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 20, 2017 03:08
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