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Why Can't the Pentagon Stop Smoking?

why would Congress insist that the Pentagon sell cigarettes -- at a discount, no less?...Sadly and predictably, political forces are fighting back. In response to the Navy's possible sales ban, Representative Duncan Hunter...Defense Department spends more
Bloomberg View
added Aug 19, 2014 16:33
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[Canada] Editorial: E-cigarettes should be regulated like tobacco

the wait-and-see approach is backfiring disastrously. It is urgent that the electronic devices that mimic the act, appearance and sensations of smoking while claiming to be something wholly other, be regulated like traditional tobacco. This means an imme
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:21
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: What is the FDA smoking?

given the known costs -- lung cancer, other cancers, heart disease, stroke, emphysema, COPD, reduced fertility, higher infant mortality -- we suggest a different name for this whole exercise. Let's call it the misery avoided index.
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2014 07:14
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EDITORIAL: Duelling letters: which one would you sign?

we are dismayed at the eagerness with which some on both sides have fanned the flames of division—and baffled at how the e-cigarette issue has consumed attention that should be directed to the real killer products: conventional cigarettes, the manufacture
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 10:29
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Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Are e-cigarettes a smarter, healthier choice?

We ask that the FDA push for quicker approval for a product that's been on the market for more than five years....We do hope the conclusion is one that allows for e-cigarettes to be a healthier alternative to traditional smoking, but until then, we can t
Victoria (TX) Advocate
added Aug 14, 2014 01:52
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[New York] Editorial: Snuff out cigarette ban in Albany

While selling tobacco may be at cross-purposes with the pharmacy industry’s primary mission of making people well, pharmacies (or stores with pharmacies in them) are still businesses. They’re trying to make money, as any business does, and to them, toba
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Aug 14, 2014 01:47
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EDITORIAL: Smoking in New Jersey / Don't raise legal age

The state trusts their judgment in all these matters, but some lawmakers apparently think they are too immature to understand the facts about tobacco. That's a bit of government overreach that can't be justified. Reducing the number of people who smoke is
The Press of Atlantic City
added Aug 14, 2014 02:55
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Up in smoke

When it comes to spending tobacco settlement money to fight tobacco use, Connecticut is on a par with much of the Deep South... As long as we’re taxing low-income smokers at the rate of $3.40 per pack, maybe we could use a bit more of our tobacco income t
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Aug 12, 2014 16:02
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[Florida] OUR VIEW: Ban Smoking At Mizner Park

We call on Growth Properties to grow into the year 2014 and follow the footsteps of hotel chains, restaurant chains and other shopping centers and ban smoking once and for all. Might you push away some tourists and customers? Yes. But will you attract ne
BocaNewsNow.com
added Aug 11, 2014 15:44
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[California] Editorial: Extend tobacco pharmacy ban to cities

A Marin County ordinance passed last week that bans sale of tobacco in pharmacies affects only a couple stores. But county officials hope their action will reverberate in cities and towns across the county. So do we.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Aug 11, 2014 15:37
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