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[Oregon] Editorial: Don’t make piecemeal changes to tobacco regulation

The county health officials say they don’t really know everywhere tobacco is sold. A tobacco license requirement could better enable them to ensure retailers... Meanwhile, tobacco regulation should not be done in a piecemeal fashion across the state. If
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:18
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Our view: Finally, a key to the smoking crisis is addressed

while last week’s FDA announcement was welcome news to health advocates, it’s going to drag its feet on e-cigarettes, giving makers four more years to comply with a review of products already on the market. Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids president Matthe
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:23
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Make marijuana accommodation at coastal accommodations

hotels, motels and other inns cling to policies designed for cigarette, cigar and pipe smokers. But that leaves those who want to relax and enjoy marijuana out on a limb. We believe space should be set aside to allow recreational users to safely use thes
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 00:40
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Editorial: FDA brings a welcome light touch to cigarette regulation

Helping the public battle nicotine addiction is a worthy objective. But encouraging innovation about safer ways to satisfy the urge seems more promising than prohibitions on the amounts of nicotine allowed in traditional coffin nails. For now, the FDA ap
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 7, 2017 19:57
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[Maine] EDITORIAL: Raising tobacco purchase age to 21 will save lives and money

So, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie notes, raising the age for tobacco purchases makes sense from a health — and financial — perspective. “By raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21, we are giving young people more time to develop a
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 7, 2017 18:17
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Worth the wait

Reynolds and Winston-Salem grew up together. The city has, during the past few decades, expanded, diversified and strengthened its corporate base and its cultural identity. It has changed to meet the future. Reynolds has as well. The merger is the lates
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:11
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Progress on smoking age

As state lawmakers considered poaching money from the anti-tobacco fund to help balance the state budget, they also should act on a readily available way to reduce the vast personal and public costs of smoking. Progress against smoking has been slower
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jul 31, 2017 23:33
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Going too far on smoking

No driver should smoke in car with a child as a passenger. But police on the commonwealth’s roadways have enough on their plates without being deputized to run a highway campaign for better public health.
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jul 31, 2017 12:57
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[Oregon] Bureaucrat’s women-only smoking ban ruffles feathers in 1967

A brave man (Editorial) The bureaucrat in Salem who banned smoking on the job for some 25 female employees of the Oregon State Board of Control may deserve some sort of recognition for bravery....is clearly in a battle he has little chance of winning.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jul 31, 2017 13:04
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Trash ’em if you’ve got ’em: Trump's FDA steps up to curb nicotine in cigarettes

A Presidential administration that’s shown precious little penchant for using federal regulations to protect health and safety just took a strong swipe at a major killer. Stop and say thanks to the Food and Drug Administration under Commissioner Scott Go
New York Daily News
added Jul 29, 2017 13:13
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