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[New York] EDITORIAL: Kirsten Gillibrand’s latest left turn

What a long, long way she’s come from her days as a lawyer for Big Tobacco, among other “corporate interests.” Interests that still send her millions in campaign donations, presumably because they think she remains willing to work with them.
New York Post
added Mar 26, 2018 14:31
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Preventable Cancer / Forget the nanny state. The doctor state can and should save lives

Despite decades of rising taxes and ever-tighter sales restrictions, tobacco still accounts for 54,000 of them. This is an astonishing number but since 2011 it has fallen to about 15 per cent of cases. This means anti-smoking measures are working, and it
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:14
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EDITORIAL: Our view: Cigarettes 2.0 are still dangerous

This is just the beginning of a long, complicated process — testing products and writing new regulations — that is expected to take years. But it’s not too soon to think about its implications.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 22, 2018 15:17
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Measures against secondhand smoke insufficient

tobacco also imposes a heavy financial burden on the nation. In 2014, for example, medical expenses for smoking-related illnesses reached ¥1.49 trillion, accounting for 3.7 percent of the nation’s total medical bills that year. Financial stakes should not
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:41
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Editorial: FDA should limit nicotine in cigarettes, tobacco

The FDA also should continue its close watch over e-cigarettes. While many say vaping has value in helping smokers quit, research is mounting that it, too, can result in health problems from the chemicals that are inhaled. If e-cigarettes remain as the l
Everett (WA) Herald
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04
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[Minnesota] Times Editorial - Young adults know smoking is bad for them, whether they’re 18 or 21 years old

Young people are starting to learn that vaping is plenty unhealthy, too. We live in an anti-smoking culture already. This legislation, when factoring in the degree of its positive impact, seems like unnecessary piling on.
Crookston (MN) Times
added Mar 13, 2018 17:17
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Warning: Your tax dollars have been supporting cigarette makers

This indirect subsidy from taxpayers to high-volume buyers of tobacco comes through a crop insurance program that provides payments so reliably they are referred to as the “insurance bonus.” It’s impossible to say how much money the tobacco quality-loss
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 13, 2018 15:15
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[Florida] Editorial: Raise age for local tobacco sales to 21

Alachua County should protect the health of its residents, while setting an example for the rest of Florida, by raising the age at which tobacco can be bought here to 21 years old. Five states and 290 cities and counties across the country have already
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Mar 13, 2018 15:28
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[Montana] EDITORIAL: Gazette opinion: Clear urgency for Yellowstone County’s indoor air rule

Here’s the problem: E-cigarettes use aerosolized nicotine rather than burning tobacco, so they do produce fewer toxins than smoking cigarettes. But additives and solvents in e-cigraettes – even in e-cigarettes without nicotine — can form carcinogenic com
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 21:11
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Designated smoking areas better than ban

Unquestionably, members of Cortland City Council have their hearts in the right place for considering a ban on smoking in that city’s parks, but we think they should think twice before a final vote next week that would place even more restrictions on a s
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Feb 28, 2018 14:50
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