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[Asia, China] EDITORIAL: Smoking in a plane is intolerable

At least two passengers were found smoking aboard an aircraft from Chengdu to Beijing on Sunday and they got no punishment. Isn't it unbelievable?...China United Airlines, confirmed later that two people indeed smoked aboard, with one smoking in-flight w (cn)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:02

[Oklahoma] Tulsa World Editorial: Protect children from e-cigarette marketing ($$)

New data underline the need to tighten regulations on electronic cigarettes being marketed to youth. The 2013 Oklahoma Youth Tobacco Survey shows that almost 8 percent of Oklahoma high school students and about 3 percent of Oklahoma middle school studen
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 29, 2014 20:07

[New York] EDITORIAL: The 5000-hour cigar

The regs would exempt cigars designated as premium, but only if they carry an arbitrary price tag of at least 10 bucks. So a Park Avenue plutocrat will get his smoke without interference, but the working stiff Joe who wants to relax with his $3 stogie af
New York Post
added Aug 29, 2014 14:08
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Restrict e-cigarette gateway for young people

Health experts recommend that indoor smoking bans apply to e-cigarettes as well. That makes sense. Until the industry can show that e-cigarette vapor is safe, it should be treated the same way as secondhand smoke.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 31, 2014 21:32

[Indiana] Editorial: Truly 'ban' smoking

We again urge council members not to bow to the claims of businesses arguing such a ban would hurt them financially, just as state lawmakers did in 2012 and city councilmen did in 2006. Last year’s results from Gallup’s annual Consumption Habits Poll fou
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Sep 5, 2014 13:05

[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking before age 21 ($$)

the importance of making it harder for young people to purchase tobacco products in the first place.
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Aug 25, 2014 17:33

[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Deadly Ebola has nothing on tobacco

This year, 8,000 Kentuckians will die from smoking-related causes... That's far more deaths than Ebola has caused in the almost 40 years since its first diagnosis. The onus is on the legislature to act; Kentuckians should demand it.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2014 05:55

[Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Spluttering Commitment

The ease with which cigarette producers have been ignoring the regulation prompts us to ask whether the government holds any authority over the issue. ...Without firm action against cigarette producers, the main objective of controlling tobacco consumpti
Tempo (id)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:03

[Africa, South Africa] EDITORIAL: Learn from cigarette tax

using taxes as a blunt instrument to achieve social goals does not work. Alcohol is also heavily taxed, yet alcohol abuse remains rampant. Sales of fuel-guzzling SUVs have actually increased since an emissions tax was imposed. Taxing sugar is not the way
Business Day (za)
added Aug 21, 2014 07:00

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Youth and e-cigarettes

But there are public officials across America, including Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, who believe the FDA’s approach is not aggressive enough when it comes to young people and e-cigarettes. We think those officials are right and support their d
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 21, 2014 06:03
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