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[Georgia] Editorial: Augusta should breather easier

When is Augusta going to give the rest of us a break? Could it be today, when the Augusta Commission is set to consider the proposed ordinance clearing the air once and for all? The vast majority of us hope so. Bar owners opposing the ordinance that wo
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 5, 2018 16:15
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[Asia, China] Cost-effective for insurance to cover stop smoking drugs

the inclusion of smoking cessation drugs in health insurance may, in a sense, save public money. Shenzhen's move will help people quit smoking and therefore it should be supported.
China Daily (cn)
added May 29, 2018 14:15
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BERO: Ten tips for spotting industry involvement in science policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

analysis of the development of the Brussels Declaration on ethics and principles for science and society policy-making shows that it ‘fails to address the need for safeguards to protect the integrity of science or policy from corporate interests’.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2018 16:10
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Smoking and public housing

Our question is what is the RRHA doing — what is the Richmond Health Department doing — to help public housing residents quit smoking now that they risk losing their homes? What targeted non-smoking efforts with proven results can be offered to help Richm
Richmond (VA) Free Press
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: Lawmakers should protect children from secondhand smoke

Preventing a lifetime of health problems for unsuspecting children isn’t an attack on personal freedoms or parental authority. It’s a commonsense solution to a problem that has plagued the state for decades. We urge our lawmakers to take the lead in the
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 19, 2018 19:01
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Minneapolis should ban tobacco sales to those under 21

Minneapolis will have a chance to do the right thing on a critical public health issue when City Council members vote on a proposed ordinance that would ban sales of tobacco and related products to those under 21. It’s no secret that smoking and secondh
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 17, 2018 16:55
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[California] Editorial: Recommendations on SF, CA ballot props

Proposition E: Prohibiting Tobacco Retailers From Selling Flavored Tobacco Products. YES. Last year, the Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance prohibiting the sale in San Francisco of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and candy-
Bay Area Reporter
added May 17, 2018 16:34
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[New Jersey] Editorial: A welcome move toward smoke-free beaches

It’s time to get it done. We’ve known about the dangers of secondhand smoke for decades. There’s nothing left to debate. That didn’t stop former Gov. Chris Christie, however. He vetoed the last effort for a comprehensive ban by arguing that state govern
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: It took a while, but Fort Worth is clearing the air in city parks, too

We could say, “what’s taken so long?” Instead, we’re gonna say, “way to go!” Fort Worth city council members for voting to expand the ban on smoking in public places. This is a public health issue, and we’re thrilled our public officials are recognizin
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 16, 2018 15:56
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Lancaster adds weight to 'Tobacco 21' drive

Lancaster joined a growing chorus of Massachusetts communities to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. The town's Board of Health sealed the deal Wednesday night with a unanimous vote in which no public opposition was expressed.
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added May 12, 2018 22:28
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