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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking before age 21 ($$)

the importance of making it harder for young people to purchase tobacco products in the first place.
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Aug 25, 2014 17:33

[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Deadly Ebola has nothing on tobacco

This year, 8,000 Kentuckians will die from smoking-related causes... That's far more deaths than Ebola has caused in the almost 40 years since its first diagnosis. The onus is on the legislature to act; Kentuckians should demand it.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2014 05:55

[Africa, South Africa] EDITORIAL: Learn from cigarette tax

using taxes as a blunt instrument to achieve social goals does not work. Alcohol is also heavily taxed, yet alcohol abuse remains rampant. Sales of fuel-guzzling SUVs have actually increased since an emissions tax was imposed. Taxing sugar is not the way
Business Day (za)
added Aug 21, 2014 07:00

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Youth and e-cigarettes

But there are public officials across America, including Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, who believe the FDA’s approach is not aggressive enough when it comes to young people and e-cigarettes. We think those officials are right and support their d
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 21, 2014 06:03

Why Can't the Pentagon Stop Smoking?

why would Congress insist that the Pentagon sell cigarettes -- at a discount, no less?...Sadly and predictably, political forces are fighting back. In response to the Navy's possible sales ban, Representative Duncan Hunter...Defense Department spends more
Bloomberg View
added Aug 19, 2014 16:33

[Canada] Editorial: E-cigarettes should be regulated like tobacco

the wait-and-see approach is backfiring disastrously. It is urgent that the electronic devices that mimic the act, appearance and sensations of smoking while claiming to be something wholly other, be regulated like traditional tobacco. This means an imme
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:21

[Illinois] EDITORIAL: What is the FDA smoking?

given the known costs -- lung cancer, other cancers, heart disease, stroke, emphysema, COPD, reduced fertility, higher infant mortality -- we suggest a different name for this whole exercise. Let's call it the misery avoided index.
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2014 07:14

EDITORIAL: Duelling letters: which one would you sign?

we are dismayed at the eagerness with which some on both sides have fanned the flames of division—and baffled at how the e-cigarette issue has consumed attention that should be directed to the real killer products: conventional cigarettes, the manufacture
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 10:29

EDITORIAL: Smoking in New Jersey / Don't raise legal age

The state trusts their judgment in all these matters, but some lawmakers apparently think they are too immature to understand the facts about tobacco. That's a bit of government overreach that can't be justified. Reducing the number of people who smoke is
The Press of Atlantic City
added Aug 14, 2014 02:55
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Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Are e-cigarettes a smarter, healthier choice?

We ask that the FDA push for quicker approval for a product that's been on the market for more than five years....We do hope the conclusion is one that allows for e-cigarettes to be a healthier alternative to traditional smoking, but until then, we can t
Victoria (TX) Advocate
added Aug 14, 2014 01:52
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