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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Efforts to stop passive smoking

There are reports that more than 100 LDP lawmakers receive political donations from the tobacco industry. It’s not known whether the lawmakers oppose the health ministry’s plans in deference to the interest of the tobacco business or related industries.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 25, 2017 15:43
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Efforts to stop passive smoking

opponents should realize that passive smoking is a real health hazard — and that Japan’s efforts to address the problem are long overdue...more than 100 LDP lawmakers receive political donations from the tobacco industry. It’s not known whether the lawmak
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 24, 2017 14:35
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Lane out front on tobacco / And it’s a good place for the county to be

Lane County would become the first county in Oregon to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases. It would set an example for other counties to follow — and, eventually, Oregon would join California and Hawaii in making a legal purchase age of 21 a state
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Feb 21, 2017 02:58
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EDITORIAL: Smoke-free schools can save Kentucky lives

Twenty-five senators (including both of Lexington’s) voted for SB 78, sending it to the House, where a companion, House Bill 247, also is awaiting action. Kentucky’s kids are Kentucky’s future. The House should overcome the deadly rationalizations of th
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2017 21:49
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: No place in school for tobacco

Thankfully, the Suffolk School Board has recognized that, as well, having implemented a stringent policy against the use of tobacco and e-cigarettes at school and school-sponsored events last year at the urging of Y Street student volunteers. Thanks to t
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Feb 17, 2017 04:25
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: New chance in approach to smoking

As Bahr states, what renders e-cigarettes a safer (and less expensive) option lies in the physical process itself... Tobacco policy is long due for reform. Trump may be the answer.
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Beyond concern about labels

It’s a tough call, whether companies soon to be marketing recreational marijuana should be allowed to brand their product. A precedent is in the works with tobacco, to deny manufacturers the right to have distinctive packaging. Some would extend that sa
Pictou County News (ca)
added Feb 15, 2017 01:13
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Tobacco talk

we hesitate to endorse all of the American Lung Associations recommendations for Pennsylvania in its latest State of Tobacco Control report... Trying to force smokers who don’t want to quit to give up an activity they enjoy by lightening their wallets may
New Castle (PA) News
added Feb 13, 2017 14:53
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[North Dakota] Forum editorial: BreatheND obvious success

A scheme in the North Dakota Legislature to usurp funding and dilute functions of BreatheND is wrong-headed on several counts. First, the agency, also known as the N.D. Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, is funded by money from the nation
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Feb 12, 2017 21:13
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[Arkansas] Editorial: Smoking ban at Fort Smith parks can only be a good thing

A smoking ban isn't a political issue, nor should it be one. It's about creating a healthy environment and allowing everyone to enjoy the great outdoors. We applaud the Parks and Recreation Commission's efforts and hope the Fort Smith Board of Directors
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 12, 2017 21:12
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