Headlines Tagged with Editorial — 10,009 headlines found
[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: Karnataka HC ruling on pictorial warnings on tobacco is a setback to public health
These measures, aimed at discouraging people from starting tobacco use and nudging smokers to quit, helped reduce tobacco consumption in India by 6% in seven years. Tobacco use fell from 34.6% in 2009-10 to 28.6% in 2016-17, with 810,000 fewer people usin
Dec 20, 2017 Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 20, 2017 15:05
Finally. After years of little progress on smoking rates in West Virginia, a new study shows that fewer adults are smoking in the Mountain State... West Virginia and local governments expanded clean indoor air regulations, which means most workplaces and
Dec 19, 2017 Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 20, 2017 03:08
EDITORIAL: Why aren’t Missouri and Kansas spending tobacco settlement money on helping smokers kick the habit?
Missouri’s reluctance to spend any money to help people stop smoking is fiscally irresponsible... The state has more smokers than other states because it encourages the habit. The state’s tobacco tax — just 17 cents per pack — is the lowest in the nation
Dec 18, 2017 Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 18, 2017 16:21
West Virginia’s horrible cigarette smoking rate is declining. While 28.6 percent of adults were addicted in 2011, just 24.8 percent were in 2016...That’s still considerably worse than America’s 15 percent national rate...“In high school students since 200
Dec 17, 2017 Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Dec 18, 2017 16:13
With more than two decades of data, those who support smoking bans in public places finally have documented proof of what they have been saying all along — protecting people from second-hand smoke can, and will, save lives.
Dec 16, 2017 Kentucky Standard
added Dec 17, 2017 12:52
Lung disease is the third biggest killer in the UK, but is also a global issue. According to the latest 2015 Global Burden of Disease data, 3·2 million people died from COPD worldwide, and with the legacy from tobacco smokin...Unfortunately, in the UK, t
Dec 11, 2017 The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
A delicious irony is that tobacco companies must place these ads in the very media outlets that they once threatened with expensive lawsuits ... For all who criticize government overreach, only strong federal court and government intervention could have
Dec 5, 2017 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 5, 2017 23:47
Treating adults like children may inspire them to act accordingly. Going smoke-free was a HUD mandate, but where e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are concerned, the Wilson Housing Authority ought to butt out.
Dec 5, 2017 Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 5, 2017 04:08
Being an adult means having the freedom and responsibility to make one’s own choices. The City Council should honor that distinction instead of trying to regulate desired behavior.
Dec 5, 2017 San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Dec 5, 2017 03:39
Laurels — To the town of Ayden for making its parks tobacco-free. ...The ordinance will also help lower littering in the parks and help keep children from inhaling secondhand smoke. No butts about it — Ayden is making a healthy change.
Dec 2, 2017 Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Dec 2, 2017 16:37