Headlines Tagged with Editorial — 10,068 headlines found
At first glance, it might seem surprising that the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has made raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 one of its nine priorities... By itself, the age increase won’t solve the problems that regularly land Indiana on lists of
Dec 16, 2017 Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 8, 2018 14:44
Smoking: We said here recently that raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 is a no-brainer. But we also think it’s silly to have a smokers’ bill of rights that provides employment protection to smokers. We come down on the side of the Indiana Ch
Jan 5, 2018 Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 8, 2018 14:44
[Kansas] EDITORIAL: Are Missouri prisons prepared for mass nicotine withdrawal when smoking ban takes effect?
Missouri should long ago have followed the example of Kansas, which banned smoking indoors in the 90s and stopped allowing it outside in 2003. But it is a reason to make sure prison staff and inmates are as prepared as possible. “It’s going to be a chall
Jan 4, 2018 Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2018 07:22
TV ads running on the three traditional networks don’t pack the wallop they once could have. But getting Big Tobacco to admit any culpability in the wake of death and destruction they’ve left behind must be counted as some kind of victory.
Jan 2, 2018 Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Jan 2, 2018 03:26
ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: The FDA just unveiled one of the most important public-health initiatives of the century
The sooner the FDA makes good on its long-term vision — low-nicotine cigarettes along with a well-regulated e-cigarette industry — the better. Congress gave the agency wide authority over tobacco products nearly a decade ago. The FDA should move with det
Aug 4, 2017 Washington Post
added Jan 1, 2018 03:56
About 15 percent of Missouri women smoke during pregnancy, compared to 8.4 percent nationally...many experts think at-risk women need the conscious support of the people around them – whether family or other members of the community. Protecting mothers fr
Dec 26, 2017 St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 26, 2017 15:29
Japanese restaurateurs and entrepreneurs who seek to attract the widest possible international clientele during the Olympics — and after — will ban smoking. Wouldn’t it be terrific if the Tokyo Olympics sparked a Great Japanese Smokeout?
Dec 22, 2017 Chicago Tribune
added Dec 22, 2017 20:46
The complete ban on e-cigarettes forces enthusiasts to buy them from abroad, or via unlicensed local sources, meaning no taxes are paid and no safety checks on the products are enforced. We need a moderate...
Dec 16, 2017 Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:36
Toledo City Council is wisely considering raising the tobacco purchase age to 21. It should be a simple decision that would mirror action taken by nine other cities in Ohio, including Cleveland and Columbus.
Dec 19, 2017 Toledo (OH) Blade
added Dec 20, 2017 19:14
[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: Karnataka HC ruling on pictorial warnings on tobacco is a setback to public health
These measures, aimed at discouraging people from starting tobacco use and nudging smokers to quit, helped reduce tobacco consumption in India by 6% in seven years. Tobacco use fell from 34.6% in 2009-10 to 28.6% in 2016-17, with 810,000 fewer people usin
Dec 20, 2017 Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 20, 2017 15:05