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[Colorado] Aspen Times Endorsement: Proposed tobacco tax is another step in right direction for Aspen

Issue 2B...would establish a municipal tax on a pack of cigarettes of $3 and add a 40 percent sales tax on all other tobacco products... The tax along with the 21-older Aspen law is not only another way to help push teenagers away from smoking, but perhap
Aspen (CO) Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:39
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban fiasco

Activists believe Dispur should now move the Supreme Court, and thereby bring to centrestage the question of banning tobacco use in all forms. Whether the State government does so remains to be seen, but it needs to undertake awareness drives at school le
The Sentinel (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[Canada] CHEERS & JEERS: Cameron scores two aces at 84

JEERS: To die-hard smokers who ignored the new tobacco-free policy at the Bell Aliant Centre facility – which makes the entire property smoke-free...That didn’t stop some smokers from flaunting the rule on the weekend near a main entrance to the Bell Alia
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:56
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Breathing better air in McAllen

we applaud the McAllen City Commission for its action on Monday night to enact a tough, no-smoking policy, for businesses and most public venues located within its city limits. In doing so, the City of McAllen becomes the 84th city in Texas to adopt what
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Oct 26, 2017 04:41
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EDITORIAL: A “Frank Statement” for the 21st Century? [FREE FULL TEXT]

The global movement public health activists built over decades of toiling in the trenches must stand together and not allow PMI to buy more time by executing a 21 st century version of the ‘Frank Statement.’
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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Why Tobacco Control still won’t publish tobacco industry funded work, even if the funding is laundered through PMI’s new ‘independent’ foundation

The tobacco industry will continue to exploit the harm reduction agenda to reposition itself as a legitimate stakeholder in health research and policy. Regardless of our individual views on the potential harms and benefits of emerging nicotine delivery d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 26, 2017 20:59
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Curbing growth in cigarette sales

But even the pricing mechanism has its limitations, because the government has to consider several factors in determining the tax level. Too steep a rise in the tax could adversely hurt the industry, which directly and indirectly employs an estimated 3.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:05
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: We should take this smoking ban even further

We are heartened by the potential for progress in Fort Worth, which will be one of the last cities in Tarrant County to go smoke-free. And at the same time, we encourage anyone who spends time in our city’s public spaces to press leadership to take the
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 20, 2017 13:54
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[Europe, Malta] Editorial: Commemorating a slain journalist

Daphne Caruana Galizia...a car bomb exploded, killing her...Subjects of her comprehensive investigations have called her a “terrorist,” such as ... John Dalli, who Galizia took down in a tobacco lobbying exposé....she “single-handedly brought the governm
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:14
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Smoking around a baby

My husband has mentioned to her ... telling her she will not baby-sit this child if she continues to smoke. ...Dear Fume-Free...secondhand smoke causes “numerous health problems in infants and children, including more frequent and severe asthma attacks, r
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Oct 17, 2017 13:14
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