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[New Jersey] Editorial: Effort to increase NJ smoking age to 21 is bad government

make tobacco "cooler" to young people by increasing the age limit? That's just bad government.
Hunterdon County (NJ) Democrat
added Jul 16, 2014 20:40

Editorial: Burning Questions from Tobacco Shakeup

will this be good or bad for tobacco retailers? Or will it have little to no effect? It’s clearly too soon to say and, as of a May CSP tobacco survey, retailers weren’t sure either: 37% said the then-potential deal would have a positive effect on their to
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 16, 2014 20:28

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban in parks but not casinos?

Creating more smoke-free places is generally a positive thing. But if we really want to move the needle on public health as it pertains to cigarette smoke, the state should be looking at casinos, not parks.
Muscatine (IA) Journal
added Jul 16, 2014 09:10

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Clearing the air / City reaps the benefits of tobacco-control efforts

Some good news about Indiana’s smoke-free air law is particularly good news for Fort Wayne. A study shows that, two years after that law was enacted, the air in restaurants is significantly cleaner.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jul 16, 2014 09:05

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION : Meet all obligations related to tobacco funds ($$)

those concerned about Hoosier health will note that this victory doesn't have anything to do with the state's overall approach to the yearly tobacco funding it receives. In short, much of the money that is intended for smoking cessation efforts and public
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jul 15, 2014 12:24

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our View: City parks join move to ban smoking ($$)

Cumberland County has done a good job protecting the health of people using its facilities by banning smoking. First the county halted smoking in its buildings, and then outside their entrances, too. And now the county is simply banning smoking anywhere
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jul 15, 2014 04:08

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ right to extend no-smoking areas, but not smoking age

Protecting the rights of non-smokers and persuading young people not to begin a health-threatening habit are no-brainers. But at some point, people need to be able to make choices, healthy or unhealthy, for themselves. It's part of growing up.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Jul 13, 2014 19:36

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Our opinion: Tobacco ban in parks but not casinos? ($$)

The Iowa city of Epworth just got tough on smoking. Even though state law already prohibits smoking in enclosed public spaces or public places where lots of people congregate, Epworth this week made it illegal to smoke inside the perimeter of the city's
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Jul 16, 2014 09:09
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[District of Columbia] EDITORIAL: New Jersey's raising the smoking age is an experiment worth trying

There is no harm in trying. The experiment’s success could spur on the District, which has a similar bill in committee, and other states that are contemplating the move. The only way the measure can hurt is if it distracts policymakers from implementing
Washington Post
added Jul 10, 2014 02:06

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Legal smokers become illegal

The Capital Regional District latest clean air bylaw, if approved by the board today, would ban smoking in parks, public squares and playgrounds.... The clean-air bylaw has some laudable goals, but one must question whether those goals are fair and reaso
Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 10, 2014 04:43
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