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[Montana] EDITORIAL: Proposed tobacco tax increase punitive, unfair

Montana Senate President Scott Sales’ comments.... “This tax is punitive to the people who are least able to pay, and we should not balance the budget on the backs of these people,” said Sales. We agree.
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Raise smoking age to 21

Studies show vaping to be somewhat safer, but it’s still smoking and still carries risks. Pushing the age limit higher may help prevent problems later. Shifting the minimum age to 21 could benefit society in several ways, Brian King, deputy director for
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 7, 2017 19:52
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Raise age to buy, use tobacco to 21

we're heartened to see the bipartisan support for Senate Bill 754, which would raise the legal age to purchase and use tobacco in Oregon from 18 to 21. This bill, which easily passed the Senate on March 23, is not about personal liberty. It's not about b
Pamplin Media Group
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27
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[Europe, Malta] EDITORIAL: Hands off the rule of law

The man who investigated the case insists there is a case for arraignment. Mr Dalli denies the allegations. In an environment where the rule of law prevails, only a court can settle that...This government has already corrupted governance and tries to ‘man
Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:16
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[New Zealand] Editorial: the best hope for smokers is in the cloud

It is also worth noting that vaping products will not be taxed as heavily as cigarettes, giving diehard addicts even fewer reasons to persist with old-fashioned, expensive and life-threatening smoking.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28
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[New Zealand] Editorial: The Government is right to proceed cautiously on vaping

The important point is that vaping or e-cigarettes are about 95 per cent less harmful than ordinary cigarettes, although there is some doubt about the long-term effects. So the Government is right to proceed slowly and with caution. E-cigarettes will be
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:23
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[New Zealand] Editorial: E-cigarettes to get a sensible law

the addictive qualities of nicotine are apparently not sufficient to justify its prohibition. Instead, those who opposed the sale of nicotine for delivery in e-cigarettes argued it could encourage more people to enjoy smoking, or "vaping", and become a
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:21
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: A new round for tobacco purchase age debate (Editorial)

Given the trends and political climate, it would be an upset if Massachusetts does not raise the tobacco purchase age. But upsets have happened on Beacon Hill before. For all the arguments in favor of raising the age, the opposition has never lost on the
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Sure, smoking's bad, but let's try more education rather than fines

we think there is need for a stronger effort to be made for education before the police department starts writing tickets to people who step outside to have a smoke.
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added Mar 27, 2017 03:13
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Keep those butts off our beaches

By this summer, Old Lyme is expected to join the list. It makes sense for all Connecticut communities to find a way to keep their parks and beaches tobacco free. Two states – Maine and Oregon – have regulations banning smoking at state-owned parks and be
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55
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