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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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EDITORIAL: A Misguided Tobacco Proposal

recommended that the benefits smokers gain if they quit smoking...must be discounted by 70 percent to offset the loss in pleasure suffered when they give up their habit. You don’t have to be a genius to see that this turns common sense on its head.
New York Times
added Aug 9, 2014 11:09
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[New York] EDITORIAL: While Amherst has raised the e-cigarette issue, state and federal rules are needed

The Town of Amherst should be credited for at least attempting to tackle the issue of controlling smoking in a modern age in which the proliferation of vapor shops and electronic cigarettes is reshaping the landscape. ...the town should not have to go it
Buffalo (NY) News
added Aug 8, 2014 11:27
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Test smoke-free beaches

A Washington-to-California beach smoking ban may indeed be preposterous, but there’s a way to find out: Choose one or two beaches and see what happens when smoking is prohibited. The test sites could include one of the relatively crowded beaches of the n
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Aug 7, 2014 13:58
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban is just what the doctor ordered

cigarette filters and packaging accounted for more than 10 percent of debris collected by volunteers. By signing the bill to ban smoking at beaches, parks and forests, Christie can signal that we are worthy stewards of New Jersey's natural resources. We'
Camden (NJ) Courier-Post
added Aug 7, 2014 13:34
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Editorial: What if tobacco companies were treated like other drug pushers?

Deep inside, most Americans realize that the industry’s “get ’em hooked” strategy is evil. That’s why a Florida jury awarded $23.6 billion ... We wish that nicotine-pushers could be treated just like heroin-pushers, cocaine-pushers and similar operators.
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Aug 6, 2014 00:11
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[California] Editorial: Democrats choose tobacco money over public health

Rosenhall quoted Pérez’s political consultant as explaining Pérez’s decision to take tobacco money by saying: “He’s taking their money and using it against them to (win) the supermajority and get good Democrats elected.” That truly is a baffling answer.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 6, 2014 00:00
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax, responsibility up in smoke

Pennsylvania’s Legislature, which won’t reconvene until mid-September, has perfected the art of being paid full time for part-time work. That’s of scant help to children in Philadelphia, whose public schools are scheduled to open Sept. 8, before the leg
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Aug 5, 2014 11:39
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[Pennsylvania] Inquirer Editorial: House of cards

Although the Republican majority appeared to have settled on a plan to allow the state-run district to subsist on a new $2-a-pack tax on city smokers, the levy became mired in eleventh-hour bickering between the leaders of the House and Senate. When the b
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 4, 2014 10:21
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EDITORIAL: Raising all federal tobacco taxes can stop tax avoidance

But premium cigars may be exempted from these regulations, potentially allowing manufacturers to “sweep other cigar products under its umbrella,” as the FDA has admitted before. This proposed exemption, as demonstrated by the tax avoidance case, is a disa
Washington Post
added Aug 4, 2014 03:49
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