Headlines Tagged with Editorial — 10,068 headlines found
We urge lawmakers to not forget the medical science, which now suggests we are paying even more for smoking, and to put their constituents' health and the state's economy first.
Feb 13, 2015 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 16, 2015 18:03
Last year lawmakers cut tobacco prevention and control funding to $5.8 million, which is about 7.8 percent of the CDC recommendation of $73.5 million. One way to restore some of that money — and reduce the number of smokers — is to raise the cost of cigar
Feb 11, 2015 South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Feb 11, 2015 07:40
Let the Republicans who control the Senate explain why asking smokers to step outside to light up is more of a hardship than the cancer, heart disease, suffering and deaths imposed on restaurant servers and other workers by exposure to other people's cig
Feb 10, 2015 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 10, 2015 23:32
People who use parks should be allowed to smoke in designated areas as long as they aren’t exposing others to their smoke.
Feb 10, 2015 Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Feb 10, 2015 23:18
Nicotine addiction is a curse on America, killing about 480,000 people and sickening around 16 million yearly. Cigarette manufacturers are dope-peddlers. They know that getting youths hooked on nicotine will turn them into longtime, profitable customers.
Feb 10, 2015 Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Feb 10, 2015 22:07
At best, these new prohibitions, as harsh as they are impractical, look like solutions in search of a problem. At worst, they seem harassing and vindictive, as if smokers, rather than smoking, were the target. We are, after all, in the realm of the great
Feb 9, 2015 National Post (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:39
President Obama’s new budget contains a farsighted proposal ... researchers plan to collect data on a person’s diet, exercise, smoking history...there is little doubt that personalized medicine will provide the best quality of care for an individual, whi
Feb 8, 2015 New York Times
added Feb 7, 2015 19:17
That threat to entertainers as well as to restaurant and lounge-workers is what is driving Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux and Grammy-winning performer Chubby Carrier to press for a smoking ban in Lafayette bars. It’s a just and worthy
Feb 7, 2015 Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added Feb 7, 2015 19:41
Thayer does not see enough support in the General Assembly to pass a statewide smoking ban this year...66 percent of the state’s adults said they favored a bill to prohibit smoking in public places such as stores, offices and restaurants.
Feb 7, 2015 Kentucky New Era
added Feb 7, 2015 19:31
The overall reduction in exposure testifies to the beneficial effect of smoking bans enacted in recent decades by more than 700 cities and 26 states, including Ohio. But far more needs to be done to eliminate the risks faced by poor and black children st
Feb 6, 2015 Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Feb 6, 2015 11:56