Headlines Tagged with Editorial — 9,965 headlines found
Beshear's executive order, which takes effect Nov. 20, makes a lot of economic sense for state government and the taxpayers who foot the bill. It also should remind us that two-thirds of Kentuckians still lack the most basic protections from secondhand s
Sep 8, 2014 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 9, 2014 05:11
here are more than enough outlets selling cigarettes to satisfy the nicotine cravings. What it does do, however, is add to the too few retail outlets offering a healthier lifestyle alternative and that is a step in the right direction.
Sep 8, 2014 Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Sep 8, 2014 16:21
the governor said he hopes his action will create momentum for the General Assembly to pass a statewide smoking ban in 2015. We also hope state lawmakers get behind a smoking ban when the General Assembly convenes next year.
Sep 8, 2014 Kentucky New Era
added Sep 8, 2014 04:39
former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli provided some cover by saying that commission members could vote on grants to groups involving siblings under the condition that the siblings don't live together or depend financially on each other. That's a ridicul
Sep 8, 2014 Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Sep 8, 2014 04:30
For CVS leaders, the no-tobacco decision has a personal angle: The father of the company chairman and the mother of its president each died of tobacco-related cancers....good for CVS. Rite Aid, Walgreens, how about you?
Sep 6, 2014 Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 6, 2014 11:24
the possibility of harm reduction should not be lightly dismissed. Again, robust evidence will be needed to support this enticing and much discussed, but so far unproven, hope.
Sep 6, 2014 The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 5, 2014 10:33
It will ding profits, but CVS did the right thing by eliminating the sale of tobacco products. Hopefully, it will be the thing that spurs other similar businesses to do the same. You rarely find a retail business that drops a profit-ma ...
Sep 4, 2014 Burlington (IA) Hawk Eye
added Sep 16, 2014 15:15
Most of these cases are preventable deaths, so progress can be made. But the fact that so many are preventable is thanks to the late Dr. Steinfeld and others in the fight against workplace and other public smoking.
Sep 4, 2014 Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Sep 4, 2014 09:46
Driving the point even closer to home, Kentucky outpaces every other state in lung cancer deaths. Way to go, CVS.
Sep 3, 2014 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Sep 3, 2014 17:48
they do not represent dangers to passersby and do not, any more than the packaging of a sport drink or nutrition bar, represent a threat of more litter on trails and in parks areas. Government intervention ought to be about protecting public health and w
Sep 3, 2014 Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 3, 2014 09:58