Headlines Tagged with Editorial — 10,106 headlines found
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
May 2, 2018 Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 2, 2018 18:20
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
Apr 28, 2018 Yakima (WA) Herald
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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.
Apr 27, 2018 Chicago Tribune
added Apr 28, 2018 15:42
This newspaper’s support of a stronger smoking ban might surprise some, given our conservative bent. But we don’t happen to believe pollution is a conservative value... The proposed local ordinance would extend the ban to other public establishments such
Apr 22, 2018 Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 23, 2018 00:35
When it comes to taxes, enough is enough. With that said, though, there is one tax that makes sense...cigarettes need to be taxed and taxed appropriately. We hope a hefty tax on cigarettes will help people put down this deadly, horrendous habit.
Apr 14, 2018 Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Apr 14, 2018 22:06
As more smokers transition onto e-cigarettes, the FDA will have to keep a close watch on how those addictive products are manufactured and sold. The sooner it addresses these issues, the better.
Apr 8, 2018 Washington Post
added Apr 8, 2018 16:06
The preference for gradualism in dealing with the problem of smoking here must give way to a bolder approach, in the light of statistics released recently by The Tobacco Atlas... Such needless and highly preventable deaths are bad enough, but what makes i
Apr 8, 2018 Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 8, 2018 15:28
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has shrewdly allowed local shop owners to serve as the sympathetic face of the campaign... The primary impact of the ban, however, would be on products that are deadly and addictive. The Chronicle therefore recommends voting yes
Apr 6, 2018 San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Apr 7, 2018 18:33
Good has, to some, become the poster child for corporate greed. But she’s not alone...Nicandro Durante, the top exec of British American Tobacco, received a total compensation increase of 37.3 percent to $15.92 million
Apr 6, 2018 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 6, 2018 19:34
EDITORIAL: Secondhand toke: It’s still early in researching the effects of marijuana use, vaping; but proceed with caution
Until there’s a full body of evidence on that front, concluding they pose as big a threat to tokers/vapers, and those around them, as cigarette smoke would be a stretch. At the same time, claiming they’re safe would be a dangerous distortion.
Apr 6, 2018 Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Apr 6, 2018 19:26