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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL Raise the tobacco sales age to 21 — statewide

So what might have seemed ahead of the legislative curve just a few years ago now looks much more like recognizing the inevitable.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 14, 2018 02:10
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Lancaster adds weight to 'Tobacco 21' drive

Lancaster joined a growing chorus of Massachusetts communities to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. The town's Board of Health sealed the deal Wednesday night with a unanimous vote in which no public opposition was expressed.
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added May 12, 2018 22:28
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EDITORIAL: The FDA should let e-cigarettes help adults — but not hook kids

The FDA should view e-cigarettes as a viable substitute, which will require federal authorities to allow innovation in vaping products for adults. But that cannot come at the cost of hooking more teenagers for life, even on relatively less-dangerous e-cig
Washington Post
added May 9, 2018 15:33
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[Washington] Editorial: Makers of vaping liquid aiming sales at teens

In addition to its enforcement on packaging and its action against retailers selling JUUL and similar devices to youths, including online, the FDA should focus more scrutiny on the practice of using flavors and the names given to products to market e-cig
Everett (WA) Herald
added May 4, 2018 20:53
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[Minnesota] Times Editorial - Are your kids vaping? There’s probably a better chance than you think

You have to hand it to an industry that at some point would inevitably fade into oblivion if it kept counting on younger generations to light up that first cigarette, and then another, and then another, and then at some point become hooked on the nicotin
Crookston (MN) Times
added May 4, 2018 15:52
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[South Africa] EDITORIAL: Proposed smoking law a step too far

Thys Visser, the late CEO of investment holding firm Remgro, is credited with having said something to this effect: "There are more serious problems than smoking a cigarette." Of course, Visser had to say that — he made a living from manufacturing cigare
BusinessLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 19:25
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[South Africa] Editorial | Tighter tobacco laws need teeth

What the new bill does offer in way of a concrete move to reduce health hazards is the regulation of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine devices for the first time. There has been growing evidence for some years now that such smoking alternatives
HeraldLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 18:04
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Treat e-cigarettes same as tobacco

If it's inevitable that the age to buy tobacco products in this state soon will be raised from 18 to 21, shouldn't we do the same for e-cigarettes? Given the spike in popularity among teens, questionable marketing practices, and still unknown long-term
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 2, 2018 18:20
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: State budget snuffs out fight against tobacco use

The CDC’s recommended level is $63.6 million — less than half of the $150.7 million from the 1998 settlement and about 10 percent of total tobacco-related revenues. As the state grapples with rising medical and Medicaid costs, such an investment will pay
Yakima (WA) Herald
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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[Illinois] Editorial: Raise the age to buy tobacco and vaping products

The Illinois Senate has approved a measure on a 35-20 vote; the proposal now moves to the House. We urge lawmakers to vote yes, and Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign the bill into law. This is not a Nanny State overreach into the personal habits of Illinoisans.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 28, 2018 15:42
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