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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Draft bill to ban indoor smoking rendered meaningless

Unless it radically changes its stance toward the issue, Japan could end up entertaining many of the foreign visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in smoke-filled restaurants and bars.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:08
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[Japan] EDITORIAL: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

We cannot ignore how tobacco companies have worked covertly to corrupt science, create doubt and thereby delay the implementation of effective tobacco control interventions. Iida and Proctor demonstrate that this continues to the present day in Japan. The
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:32
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[Illinois] Editorial: Raise the tobacco-buying age to 21

The legal age for buying alcohol is still 21 in the U.S. for the same reason that the tobacco age should be: protecting the health of young people and helping them avoid terrible decisions that they and their families will regret for decades to come.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 3, 2018 00:02
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Can new bill help prevent health damage from passive smoking?

While imposing a smoking ban on eating and drinking establishments, in principle, the bill permits them to set up dedicated smoking spaces... The World Health Organization says there would be no effect unless a total ban is imposed on smoking inside such
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:42
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Gazette editorial: Good on WVU for refusing tobacco money

WVU’s decision not to accept anti-smoking money from a tobacco company might seem like a no-brainer...“The idea of taking money that’s from the tobacco industry is just antithetical to everything we do,” Karen Emmons, dean for academic affairs at Harvard
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jan 30, 2018 15:55
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State-Specific Prevalence of Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2014–2015

Differences in tobacco product use across states underscore the importance of implementing comprehensive tobacco control and prevention interventions to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related disparities, including comprehensive smoke-free policies, toba
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 31, 2018 16:19
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EDITORIAL: Just one cigarette a day seriously elevates cardiovascular risk

The take home message for smokers is that any exposure to cigarette smoke is too much. The message for regulators dealing with newly marketed “reduced risk” products is that any suggestion of seriously reduced CHD and stroke from using these products is
British Medical Journal
added Jan 26, 2018 00:31
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[Canada] Editorial: Weeding out weed

Some apartment complexes want to change their lease arrangements to probit the smoking of legalized weed on the premises. It’s just another example of how complicated things are going to be as provinces roll out their marijuana rules.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Landlords should be allowed to ban pot smoking

Non-smoking tenants should not have to endure smoke from weed seeping into their apartments, and landlords should be able to re-open leases to stop them.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 24, 2018 00:23
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking was good for you back then

we support the Town of Oliver’s plan to establish a bylaw to prohibit smoking in local parks, which a number of municipalities already enforce. Some people spoke against this proposal when we published the story on our website. The fact is people don’t l
Oliver (BC) Chronicle
added Jan 20, 2018 01:29
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