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EDITORIAL: Attorneys General for Sale

an entire industry has sprung up to lobby state attorneys general on behalf of companies that are under scrutiny, or that need special legal benefits from a state. The companies give hundreds of thousands of dollars (and often much more) to the campaigns
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:34
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[Kentucky] Editorial: Who’s blowing smoke about secondhand smoke?

We Kentuckians like to be No. 1 but that ranking should not be a source of pride when it says we have the highest percentage of smokers and the greatest number of persons with lung cancer... failure to pass this law in Kentucky could bring us a new motto
Morehead (KY) News
added Nov 21, 2014 12:44
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Colorado Editorial Roundup: The Montrose Daily Press, Nov. 19, on a misguided tobacco sale ban

Businesses should be allowed to decide for themselves what legal products to sell. No one, so far as we are aware, is actually being forced to hawk tobacco wares. Elsewhere, drug store chains have decided for themselves not to sell cigarettes, which seem
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 19, 2014 15:13
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Give up smoking, your body will thank you

the La Salle County Health Department in on board with the program, issuing a press release identifying smoking as the leading preventable cause of death in the country today. Smoking is associated with increased risk for cancers of the mouth, nasal cavit
My Web Times--Streator (IL) Times-Press
added Nov 18, 2014 11:03
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking fanaticism

Cigarettes are lethal, they’re expensive and they smell bad. Smokers should quit, but oppressive politicians can be worse than the evil weed.
Washington Times
added Nov 24, 2014 12:34
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Begin push for state smoke ban legislation

Chances improve every year with a growing support from the public — including tobacco users who understand that secondhand smoke puts too many Kentuckians at risk for heart disease, respiratory ailments and lung cancer. More than 50,000 Americans die eve
Kentucky New Era
added Nov 17, 2014 02:08
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[Texas] Editorial: Thanks for kick-start to ban smoking in Dallas parks

What are these city spaces for, if not promoting good health? Allowing tobacco use in the very places most frequented by the city’s youngest residents sends a dangerous mixed message. So, thanks, Dallas Park and Recreation Board, for voting unanimously
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 16, 2014 22:44
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[Kentucky] Editorial: UK should enforce smoking ban on campus

We here at The Kentucky Kernel believe that if you’re going to implement a campus-wide policy, you should make sure that your staff and students have the tools and motivation to stand by the policy. This is in reference to the tobacco-free policy UK staff
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:46
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MALONE: Power relations and the public health challenge

we must find new ways to be ‘better together’ by partnering with those communities that are hardest-hit by the suffering tobacco products cause. It's hard to do, and many tobacco control leaders simply don't know how to do it. The very first step is cult
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:43
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Tobacco ban defies logic

The Board of Health in its draft proposal cites a 1949 Supreme Judicial Court case that said the right to engage in business “must yield to the paramount right of government to protect the public health by any rational means.” Tobacco prohibition ration
Boston (MA) Herald
added Nov 12, 2014 12:03
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