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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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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Seeking the line for reasonable restrictions

Imagine heading to Deer Park Golf Course and being on course with friends and not being allowed a cigar. We appreciate smoking is not good for you, and that second hand smoke is bad for those around the smoker, but if the health risk requires such a con
Yorkton (SK) This Week (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:22
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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Leader comment: Prison smoking ban does not need to be total

he or she is less likely to respond positively to a rehabilitation programme. It would seem more practical, and consistent, to allow prisoners to continue to smoke in an outside space, if such an area can be identified within the boundary of the prison. T
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:55
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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Stub out smoking in prisons but do it with respect

non-smoking prisoners and staff are being subjected to high levels of second-hand smoke – the equivalent, in fact, of someone who lives with a smoker...if it is to work in the long term, the non-smoking policy also needs to be introduced carefully and wit
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 12:56
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