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[Oklahoma] Editorial: No smoking, please

Gov. Mary Fallin took a commendable step in 2012 when she made all state property smoke-free. The Legislature can follow by repealing the pre-emption of stricter local smoking bans or, even better, by passing a statewide ban on indoor smoking in public p
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Dec 16, 2014 03:28
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Steer kids away from e-cigarettes ($$)

With a state law to restrict sales to minors now in effect, the onus is on parents to learn about the risks of these devices and to persuade their children not to take up the addictive, expensive habit
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Dec 16, 2014 03:24
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: Upon its one-year mark, smoking ban lacks spark

The ban has not seemed to stop smokers from smoking; those who want to smoke will continue to do so, and they have found locations — particularly vague and not well-defined locations — where the ban does not apply. Walk down Gregory Avenue across from th
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Dec 10, 2014 11:57
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[California] EDITORIAL: Jerry Brown seeks to add a point to dull Prop. 65 warnings

warnings...would get more specific.... The substances that would be named in new warnings would include tobacco smoke...These chemicals are hardly cooties. Letting consumers know specifically what they should be aware of isn’t hazardous to anyone’s health
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 8, 2014 15:43
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EDITORIAL: A trust for unclaimed property fund? Oklahoma treasurer's proposal worth a look

The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust is on its way to generating as much in earnings as it’s getting in new transfers from Big Tobacco. The endowment has grown to nearly $1 billion...As the smoking rate continues to fall, the tobacco fund faces diminis
The Oklahoman
added Dec 7, 2014 12:54
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EDITORIAL: Risk Warnings on Smokeless Tobacco

The danger is that snus might lead some nonsmokers and former smokers to take up the tobacco habit, and perhaps progress on to cigarette smoking, when abstention would be the safest approach.
New York Times
added Dec 4, 2014 21:37
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[Korea - South] [Editorial] Instead of protecting, cigarette price hike blindsides the working class

Seeing how quick the politicians were to raise cigarette prices, and how reluctant they’ve been to introduce warning images, is enough to explain why more and more people are suspecting that cigarette company lobbying is at work
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:20
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EDITORIAL: Attorneys General for Sale

an entire industry has sprung up to lobby state attorneys general on behalf of companies that are under scrutiny, or that need special legal benefits from a state. The companies give hundreds of thousands of dollars (and often much more) to the campaigns
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:34
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EDITORIAL: Slow decline: Efforts to curb smoking in America are working / But we can and should do better

will require a double-barreled approach — lots of smokers will have to give up the habit and a concerted effort will have to be made to stop young people from picking it up.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 2, 2014 07:27
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[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: OPINION: Smoking

For every study that came out proving that smoking was killing people, nicotine peddlers trolled up another shill in a white lab coat who’d be willing to concoct fictitious controversy...When you finally quit, you won’t just be saving your health. You’ll
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Dec 2, 2014 07:24
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