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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Stivers cites absurd reason for blocking statewide smoking ban

If Stivers is determined to block this long overdue public health protection — which, by the way, has bipartisan support in both chambers — he at least should come clean and explain his real reasons.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 13, 2015 15:04
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[Indiana] Editorial: Regulate e-cigarettes like tobacco products

Whether it’s simply a fad or a mistaken belief that they are safer than traditional cigarettes, the dangers, particularly nicotine addiction, remain real. That’s the motivation behind a bill that state legislators could consider this session.
Franklin (IN) Daily Journal
added Jan 12, 2015 22:47
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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban in New Orleans would make for a healthier city: Editorial

comes down to one issue: Health... The ordinance proposed for New Orleans remedies the inequities in state law by applying the same rules to bars, nightclubs and gambling halls that restaurants have been following for almost a decade.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 11, 2015 09:24
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Be cautious on e-cigarette study

haven’t been studied enough for new legislation to be on the solid factual footing it should be. It would be reactionary and misguided to just regulate “vaping” the way smoking is, because they are clearly not the same thing.
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added Jan 10, 2015 22:46
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Protect youth from ever-popular e-cigarettes

a bill proposing to place restrictions on youth use of e-cigarettes is welcome news. State Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, says his bill would require stores to have a license to sell the battery-powered devices and would tax them like tobacco products.
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jan 9, 2015 13:25
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EDITORIAL: In Our View / Washington Smoke Free law Smoking ban is a big success

The rate of bar and restaurant employee exposure to secondhand smoke dropped from 29 percent in 2005 to about 3 percent in 2006. The law also prompted many people to quit. During the month after the law's implementation, the Washington state Tobac
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jan 9, 2015 13:05
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EDITORIAL: If Kentucky lives matter, let's go smoke-free

Heroin may seem like a nasty invader, while tobacco, well, golly, gee, it's part of the family. But nothing prematurely kills more Kentuckians than smoking cigarettes. Lawmakers who believe that Kentucky lives matter will vote to make Kentucky smoke fre
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 7, 2015 22:18
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION: Promises that have gone up in smoke

states have shortchanged the tobacco prevention and cessation programs that have proven effective....You would think that the personal and financial costs associated with smoking would make defeating such a public health enemy a priority. IIn Indiana, you
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jan 7, 2015 16:01
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: Cigarettes flame out as more quit smoking

E-cigarettes could make smoking seem normal, even acceptable again. It isn't. The best role for e-cigarettes: Helping regular cigarette smokers gradually taper off. Our hope for a headline on New Year's Day 2064, a century after the surgeon general's rep
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Jan 4, 2015 10:22
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] EDITORIAL: Towards a smoke-free tomorrow

India is serious. Sadly, Sri Lanka is not. The battle against the tobacco industry has only begun, it would seem. Let the authorities get more serious. Let them begin with imposing a ban on the sale of loose cigarettes. Let us look to a smoke-free Sri La
The Nation (lk)
added Jan 3, 2015 22:47
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