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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Our View: Adding a new ordinance makes smoke-free plan less appealing

After an interview with members of the West Texas Smoke-Free Coalition and two long discussions about whether Lubbock should have a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance, our board is leaning against it. Our new “virtual” editorial board also is divided on t
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Jun 25, 2014 00:21
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[Asia, Korea - South] EDITORIAL: Raise tobacco tax

A vigorous push for nonprice policies like the introduction of smoking warning graphics on cigarette packs and a radical expansion of nonsmoking zones will also help the ministry avoid the criticism that it is more focused on raising tax revenue than cur
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 16, 2014 09:49
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Ireland leads EU on plain packaging of cigarettes

will dispute the effectiveness of the proposed packaging measures and argue they represent a breach of tobacco companies intellectual property rights. In the interest of public health, the Government must stand firm against all challenges to tobacco contr
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 10, 2014 20:42
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Hike cigarette tax, tax smokeless tobacco too

Cigarettes and smokeless tobacco do no good and do much harm. Lawmakers should not hesitate to raise the existing tax on cigarettes and to levy one, for the first time, on smokeless tobacco. Pennsylvania needs these tax revenues, and if it means fewer tob
Pocono Record
added Jun 10, 2014 12:12
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: A blind eye to gruesome pics

Plain packaging deprives tobacco firms of valuable assets — the intellectual property of their marketing. That is a bad precedent. ... It’s time for a grown-up approach. We don’t support smoking. But if adults wish to indulge, that’s their choice.
The Australian (au)
added Jun 6, 2014 09:04
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EDITORIAL: Electronic Cigarettes: The New Face of Nicotine / Duffy, et al. ($$)

Pediatrics
added Jun 3, 2014 14:37
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[Indonesia] Editorial: Raise cigarette tax

Given the mysterious disappearance of the clause on tobacco in the health bill, people have reason to be suspicious. Efforts to block the passage of legal restrictions on tobacco use are occurring in a number of places, with exporting countries, includin
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 2, 2014 05:10
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[New Zealand] Herald on Sunday editorial: Ban the sweet 'alcopops' of smoking

Ash calls e-cigarettes the "alcopops" of the smoking culture. They form the same function. The sweetened tubes have no purpose except to be insidious enticements to a deadly habit.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 1, 2014 00:02
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free beaches

We would hope that over time, even these "smoking zones" would be outlawed so that all state parks and beaches would remain smoke-free, all the time. In the meantime, the new smoking ban is a great improvement and a necessary step in the progression of r
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added May 30, 2014 13:32
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[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: World No Tobacco Day

It is in the youth that the crisis of expectations is at the highest and the disappointment and frustrations will be most heavily felt. It is the youth whose morals are put at greatest risk as they resort to alcohol, tobacco and other forms of drug abus
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added May 30, 2014 06:16
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