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EDITORIAL: A Ban on Child Labor in Tobacco Fields

David Cicilline...has introduced a bill that would prohibit children under the age of 18 from working in tobacco fields. But it is unlikely to pass in a Republican-controlled Congress, which is why the Obama administration should act on its own. The Depar
New York Times
added Dec 28, 2014 20:54
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EDITORIAL: Maryland's cigarette tax is saving lives

Nor is there any serious doubt that tax increases have played a critical role in cutting cigarette use, especially among price-sensitive teens. If Mr. Hogan intends to cut taxes, as he has promised, the tobacco tax is one he’d be well advised to leave in
Washington Post
added Dec 28, 2014 17:41
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Less smoke

Governor Christie vetoed a bill that would have banned smoking in all public parks... if the governor has left it to municipalities to fix, then Franklin Lakes did what more municipalities in New Jersey should do as well.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Dec 28, 2014 13:14
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[Indiana] Editorial: Warn teens about e-cigarette dangers

But this much is clear: E-cigarettes are a nicotine delivery vehicle, with all of the attendant addiction issues. There no such thing as a “safe” cigarette, whether traditional or electronic. This message needs to be carried to young people on a regular
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Dec 28, 2014 21:20
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban may not pass, but statewide support is clear

One would think a bill that seven out of 10 Kentucky adults say they support would sail through the General Assembly with only token opposition. On any other issue, that may be true, but when it comes to tobacco and smoking, polls do not matter. Tobacco
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Dec 28, 2014 17:47
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[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Focus on big picture with smoking ordinance

Libertarians don’t like the idea of government getting involved in how businesses operate, but some involvement is necessary, especially when the public interest is involved. Getting into the minutia of how long breaks are really does seem to be overre
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 27, 2014 23:17
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EDITORIAL: Choosing health could pay off

People who light up or won’t lighten up are driving up health-care costs by a combined $360 billion a year...this nation is primed for sickness: 1 in 3 Americans are obese; and 1 in 6 smoke. And while losing weight or quitting cigarettes certainly isn’t
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Dec 27, 2014 15:44
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Beyond smoke-free

A series of opinion pieces in today's Forum section make a compelling argument for the law that would protect people from secondhand smoke... It is a drain on the economy, worker productivity, the health of the citizens and the state's ability to attract
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 27, 2014 12:18
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[Texas] Editorial: Put out the fire on smoking ban

State Bill 87 by state Sen. Rodney Ellis, a Houston Democrat, should flame out the same as its predecessors....The issue is the rights of private property owners and the personal responsibility of Texans compared to government intrusion. (Amarillo voters,
Amarillo (TX) Globe-News
added Dec 28, 2014 21:31
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[New York] Editorial: Face e-cigarette dangers

THE ISSUE: E-cigarettes and the liquid nicotine used with them are dangerous to health. THE STAKES: Both federal and state governments should take steps to regulate the devices.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Dec 28, 2014 21:21
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