Headlines Tagged with Editorial — 10,106 headlines found
Washington might become the first state in the union to raise the smoking age to 21 if Attorney General Bob Ferguson can muster enough support for a proposal he introduced to the Legislature last week.
Jan 26, 2015 Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Jan 26, 2015 22:14
Public health should trump raw libertarianism in the plain-packaging dispute...Smoking is one of the most acute public health problems this country faces. It causes more preventable deaths, some 80,000 a year, including 28 per cent of all deaths from canc
Jan 23, 2015 Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 11:57
So the government has shuffled reluctantly into a sensible public health policy, but with such obvious squeamishness that any political credit due belongs to the opposition. Without sustained external pressure it seems certain Mr Cameron would still be h
Jan 23, 2015 Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:18
The desperation with which the tobacco industry has fought the legislation...is in itself an indicator that plain packaging may hit sales. Smoking kills, after all. But we wouldn’t be any the wiser on that score if it were up to the likes of Philip Morri
Jan 22, 2015 The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:16
government is right to seek to pass this measure before Britain goes to the polls. If this is all that MPs achieve between now and the election, it will outweigh any cynicism about this being a “zombie” parliament.
Jan 22, 2015 Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 22, 2015 19:25
This is no victory for the Virginia Health Department either. If this establishment ever closed, more students and customers would turn to the outdoors to smoke their hookah, contaminating everyone’s clean air. Making a hookah establishment liable to foll
Jan 20, 2015 Collegiate Times (Virginia Tech)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:42
It’s time to clear the air for Kentuckians in all communities across our state, not just the one-third of those that have smoke-free public ordinances in place. This General Assembly must accomplish what past legislative sessions have failed to do. Pass
Jan 18, 2015 Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Jan 23, 2015 11:05
Cheers to Reynolds' continued generosity to its hometown, and cheers to the movers and shakers who are working to lead us into the future.
Jan 16, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2015 14:50
If Stivers is determined to block this long overdue public health protection — which, by the way, has bipartisan support in both chambers — he at least should come clean and explain his real reasons.
Jan 12, 2015 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 13, 2015 15:04
Whether it’s simply a fad or a mistaken belief that they are safer than traditional cigarettes, the dangers, particularly nicotine addiction, remain real. That’s the motivation behind a bill that state legislators could consider this session.
Jan 12, 2015 Franklin (IN) Daily Journal
added Jan 12, 2015 22:47