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EDITORIAL: Tobacco: a threat to development? [FREE FULL TEXT]

the theme for World No-Tobacco Day this year is Tobacco: A threat to development...The macroeconomic costs of tobacco use can be avoided, the pain and suffering of tobacco-related diseases can be reduced and the relationship between tobacco use and povert
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:29
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[Australia] Editorial: Let’s clear the air on public smoking debate

Wrigglesworth took to social media after the gala parade to express her dismay at the number of people smoking along the route... But would it be fair? Already forced to the fringes of society, smokers have become modern-day pariahs.
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:29
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[Florida] Friday Editorial: Minimum age for buying tobacco products should be raised to 21

It will simply cut down on the ability of youths under 21 to enjoy the easy access they now have to harmful tobacco products. It is an idea that screams common sense. It is an idea that will protect young lives. It is an idea that should be a law in J
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2017 00:30
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our View: Give smokers some space

Smoking indoors is frowned upon almost everywhere in the country, and we should follow suit and ban the practice in Kentucky. But banning people from smoking outdoors in designated spaces seems excessive.
Glasgow (KY) Daily Times
added Apr 12, 2017 19:35
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Kentuckians support statewide smoke-free law

Why, when the losses are so huge, do lawmakers still bow to tobacco? Altria (the company formerly known as Philip Morris) has spent $573,000 since 2013 to lobby the legislature. It’s always one of the top spenders on lobbying our lawmakers.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Apr 12, 2017 13:54
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[Canada] Globe editorial: To regulate pot, look at tobacco and booze

Tax to legalize, don’t legalize to tax: The main purpose of legalization is to end criminality and illegality – not to provide a windfall...There should be taxes on pot, but they must not be so high as to achieve the unintended consequence of fostering th
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:00
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Editorial: How California should spend tobacco tax revenues

• Expand anti-smoking campaigns to further reduce the number of smokers. California spends about $9 billion a year on tobacco-related medical care. Every smoker who quits because of the higher tax or anti-smoking education efforts will reduce state taxpa
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Apr 10, 2017 15:48
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: State squandering chance to cut tobacco use

Indiana has an above-average smoking rate and a below-average tax on cigarettes. There is a connection, which is why health advocates were thrilled when legislators began talking about raising that tax this session as they struggled to find ways to focus
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Apr 10, 2017 15:00
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[Florida] Editorial: Raise tobacco sales age to 21

Alachua County’s declining health rankings should be a call to action for our community to do better, starting with discouraging unhealthy habits such as tobacco use. Alachua County placed 26th out of Florida’s 67 counties in overall health outcomes in
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Apr 10, 2017 14:58
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Good opportunity to raise state smoking age to 21

With Governor Charlie Baker, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stanley Rosenberg all in support of the concept of raising the age to 21, and with the marijuana legislation providing a good opportunity, now is the time to do so.
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:40
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