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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Take action for public health

Nonsmokers in Kentucky deserve the protection a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law would provide in eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke in public places. It’s time to clear the air for Kentuckians in all communities across our state, not just
Middlesboro (KY) Daily News
added Jan 27, 2015 17:22
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Smoking decline shows local, state efforts paid off

Boyle cited good reasons for why fewer of today's young adults are opting not to smoke. Among them is the fact that they're in the generation that came of age after the state's Freedom to Breathe Act was passed in 2007, banning smoking in the workplace.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jan 26, 2015 22:18
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Smoking decline shows local, state efforts paid off

Boyle cited good reasons for why fewer of today's young adults are opting not to smoke. Among them is the fact that they're in the generation that came of age after the state's Freedom to Breathe Act was passed in 2007, banning smoking in the workplace.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jan 26, 2015 22:18
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Bill will help keep tobacco from gripping our youth ($$)

Washington might become the first state in the union to raise the smoking age to 21 if Attorney General Bob Ferguson can muster enough support for a proposal he introduced to the Legislature last week.
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Jan 26, 2015 22:14
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Smoke Free ($$)

Public health should trump raw libertarianism in the plain-packaging dispute...Smoking is one of the most acute public health problems this country faces. It causes more preventable deaths, some 80,000 a year, including 28 per cent of all deaths from canc
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 11:57
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[UK] EDITORIAL: The Guardian view on cigarette packaging: smoking out Conservative thinking

So the government has shuffled reluctantly into a sensible public health policy, but with such obvious squeamishness that any political credit due belongs to the opposition. Without sustained external pressure it seems certain Mr Cameron would still be h
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:18
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Plain as day: The removal of cigarette branding will boost public health

The desperation with which the tobacco industry has fought the legislation...is in itself an indicator that plain packaging may hit sales. Smoking kills, after all. But we wouldn’t be any the wiser on that score if it were up to the likes of Philip Morri
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:16
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Britain’s bold move on plain cigarette packaging

government is right to seek to pass this measure before Britain goes to the polls. If this is all that MPs achieve between now and the election, it will outweigh any cynicism about this being a “zombie” parliament.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 22, 2015 19:25
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EDITORIAL: Virginia's Indoor Clean Air Act should not apply to hookah lounges

This is no victory for the Virginia Health Department either. If this establishment ever closed, more students and customers would turn to the outdoors to smoke their hookah, contaminating everyone’s clean air. Making a hookah establishment liable to foll
Collegiate Times (Virginia Tech)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:42
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Take action for public health

It’s time to clear the air for Kentuckians in all communities across our state, not just the one-third of those that have smoke-free public ordinances in place. This General Assembly must accomplish what past legislative sessions have failed to do. Pass
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Jan 23, 2015 11:05
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