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[South Africa] EDITORIAL: Proposed smoking law a step too far

Thys Visser, the late CEO of investment holding firm Remgro, is credited with having said something to this effect: "There are more serious problems than smoking a cigarette." Of course, Visser had to say that — he made a living from manufacturing cigare
BusinessLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 19:25
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[South Africa] Editorial | Tighter tobacco laws need teeth

What the new bill does offer in way of a concrete move to reduce health hazards is the regulation of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine devices for the first time. There has been growing evidence for some years now that such smoking alternatives
HeraldLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 18:04
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Treat e-cigarettes same as tobacco

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
Lowell (MA) Sun
added May 2, 2018 18:20
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: State budget snuffs out fight against tobacco use

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
Yakima (WA) Herald
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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[Illinois] Editorial: Raise the age to buy tobacco and vaping products

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.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 28, 2018 15:42
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[Georgia] Editorial: Augusta Commission should strengthen city’s smoking laws

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
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 23, 2018 00:35
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL; Do what it takes to deter tobacco

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.
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Apr 14, 2018 22:06
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EDITORIAL: An FDA tobacco announcement could save millions of lives

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.
Washington Post
added Apr 8, 2018 16:06
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] EDITORIAL: Second-hand smoke is lethal too ($$)

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
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 8, 2018 15:28
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[California] Editorial: Yes on Prop. E to uphold S.F. tobacco ban

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
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Apr 7, 2018 18:33
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