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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Action needed on smoking

grades ran the gamut...the dire state of West Virginians’ health and the heavy burden of paying the freight for the medical care smokers need when they fall victim to one or more of smoking’s consequences....we urge lawmakers to make smoking restrictions
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Feb 8, 2017 15:45
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EDITORIAL: Raise New York's smoking age to 21

2.1 million adults still smoke in New York; and a little more than 10,000 youth under 18 become new daily smokers annually. Who's supplying these underage tobacco users with the product? Smokers ages 18 and 19 are a big source for younger kids, according
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Feb 7, 2017 21:15
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[California] Marin IJ Editorial: Healthy breathing grades turned around in Belvedere

The F-to-A improvement was the result of the City Council taking steps to ban smoking in multi-family housing and anywhere within 20 feet of entrances... Congratulations to Belvedere for its improved report card and taking another important step to make
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06
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EDITORIAL: Are Electronic Cigarette Users at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease?

proponents of e-cigarettes argue that many of the harmful health outcomes of combustible cigarettes, such as lung cancer, emphysema, and heart disease, are unlikely to be associated with long-term e-cigarette use. Indeed, Public Health England has declare
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Feb 5, 2017 15:21
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[Oregon] Editorial: Raise the minimum legal age for tobacco to 21

That’s why Oregon should raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21 from 18. State Rep. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, D-Portland, has proposed legislation that would do so.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55
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[UK] EDITOR'S COMMENT: Burden of care for smokers is unsustainable

it’s vital that the Government, the NHS and local councils pull together to make sure the stop smoking message hits home, otherwise this is a problem that will only worsen in the years to come. Preventing people from needing care in the first place has t
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:00
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[UK] EDITOR'S COMMENT: Burden of care for smokers is unsustainable

The new statistics act as yet another very persuasive strand of evidence that smoking is not only bad for the individual but for society in general. With that in mind, it’s vital that the Government, the NHS and local councils pull together to make sure
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:16
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[Indiana] Editorial: GOP finally sees Vape law problems

Indiana House Republican leaders now want to overhaul a vape law that would have created a monopoly....the amended law stipulated that an independent security firm would inspect e-liquid products before they could be sold in Indiana.... The folly and unfa
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Jan 30, 2017 14:39
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EDITORIAL: Michigan has work to do to

This year's "State of Tobacco Control" finds Michigan's mixed grades show that much more must be done by our Governor and State Legislature to pass proven-effective policies that will reduce tobacco use and save lives:
Coldwater (MI) Daily Reporter
added Jan 28, 2017 21:00
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] EDITORIAL: Will a tobacco leaf ban stop smoking?

The introduction of banning Tobacco leaf exports have been tabled for discussions at [FCTC] headed conventions at several occasions....would see a colossal effect on the trade and economic indicators as the government enforces stringent measures to ban th
Daily FT (lk)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:32
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