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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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[Michigan] Editorial: Snyder should veto e-cigarette legislation

Snyder signaled his support for health care groups who generally oppose the bills on the premise that e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products.... The bills on Snyder’s desk simply give big tobacco continued leeway to market a product that, in
Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer
added Jan 3, 2015 22:44
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Ahead of the curve on smoking limits ($$)

The area's policies on smoking are thoughtful and forward-looking, something of which we can be proud.
Henderson (NC) Dispatch
added Jan 3, 2015 22:40
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EDITORIAL: Smoking in Florida: Progress Made, More Needed

Through the state's pioneering educational efforts, our teens are more aware of smoking's risks, and can be spared what happened to Richard Boatright...With a big budget surplus in hand, Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature should give some serious thought
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jan 3, 2015 12:40
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Smoking ban working

Unfortunately, stricter laws on tobacco use have contributed to increase use of e-cigarettes, particularly among youth. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cites a study that finds youth who have used e-cigarettes are nearly twice as likely to
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Jan 1, 2015 11:51
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EDITORIAL: Cigarettes flame out as more Americans quit smoking

This is one of the greatest public health triumphs in American history, saving millions of lives. Back in 1965, more than half of American men and a third of American women smoked. Today, 1 in 5 men and 1 in 6 women smokes.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 2, 2015 22:10
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Child labor and tobacco

President Obama has shown a new willingness to enact executive orders...he must order labor officials to protect young children from the Dickensian practice of laboring for minimal pay and long hours, often alongside parents hired to work in tobacco field
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 30, 2014 07:17
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[Indonesia] Editorial: Taxing smokers

The average rise of only 8.7 percent in the excise taxes the government will slap on tobacco products starting in January seems to ignore the urgent need for stronger tobacco control to minimize the health hazards inflicted by smokers on themselves and o
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 29, 2014 23:06
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EDITORIAL: A Ban on Child Labor in Tobacco Fields

David Cicilline...has introduced a bill that would prohibit children under the age of 18 from working in tobacco fields. But it is unlikely to pass in a Republican-controlled Congress, which is why the Obama administration should act on its own. The Depar
New York Times
added Dec 28, 2014 20:54
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