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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Designated smoking areas better than ban

Unquestionably, members of Cortland City Council have their hearts in the right place for considering a ban on smoking in that city’s parks, but we think they should think twice before a final vote next week that would place even more restrictions on a s
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Feb 28, 2018 14:50
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Sign of the times: State reports smoking down among several groups of adults

Much work remains to be done. But it’s good to be able to see the accomplishments made by those dedicated to eradicating cigarette use. We applaud everyone involved in this endeavor.
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Feb 26, 2018 20:33
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EDITORIAL: Tobacco tax failure highlights Oklahoma legislative dysfunction

We have supported raising the tax by $1.50 per pack, as has a large majority of the public and a large majority of lawmakers... Support for the tobacco tax runs deep across Oklahoma. Legislators should end the posturing and pointless partisanship, back t
The Oklahoman
added Feb 25, 2018 17:04
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Tobacco at 21

Our view: Raising the minimum age to buy tobacco in Maryland from 18 to 21 would save lives and bring tobacco laws in line with alcohol restrictions
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 24, 2018 14:04
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[Florida] EDITORIAL: County to do 'Through With Chew Week'

Support the tobacco-resistance efforts currently ongoing in Citrus County schools, including this week’s Through With Chew poster contest. Help spread the word about the dangers to body and wallet of continued tobacco use. Urge both youth and adults you k
Citrus County (FL) Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: NJ improving weak spots in otherwise good tobacco-control report

For seven years, budget-challenged New Jersey got nearly $1 billion from the federal settlement with tobacco companies and didn’t spend any...between the ongoing push to discourage cigarette sales and the money now being spent on helping people quit or n
The Press of Atlantic City
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[New Zealand] Herald on Sunday editorial: Law needs to be clarified on e-cigarettes

But ordinary observation suggests "vapers" are overwhelmingly former smokers and vaping is certainly better for them than tobacco. So why the hold-up in legalising them?...Vaping is obviously less harmful and its legality should be cleared up.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:50
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: State lawmakers not taking needed stand against tobacco products

After years of failing to put adequate resources into fighting the losses — measured in human lives and dollars and cents — tied to Indiana’s above-average smoking rate, state lawmakers found another way to signal their disregard for the issue. Indiana
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Hypocrisy’s stink hangs over wind farm

“Friends of the Land of the Keweenaw” (FOLK)...Steve Milloy...served on Donald Trump’s EPA transition team...with the Cato and Heartland institutes and was a paid shill for the Philip Morris tobacco company while posing as an independent journalist. He wa
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Feb 13, 2018 17:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47
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