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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Heroux's anti-smoking proposal would be hard to enforce

Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux has proposed a bold initiative to “protect little lungs,” with a ban on smoking in a vehicle when a young child in a car seat is aboard. While the goal is admirable — in fact, it’s downright noble — we question just how pract
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jul 30, 2018 21:16
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EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco effort a long slog in Oklahoma

Yet recent public approval of smoking marijuana runs counter to the trend of reducing tobacco smoking. And some who tout cannabis as a medical treatment also tout “natural” tobacco. ...Oklahoma's pattern may continue of never taking two anti-tobacco step
NewsOK
added Jul 27, 2018 23:27
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Tran's point well-taken on new tobacco law

Given all the facts, someone who's reached 18 -- the legal age for most of life's duties and responsibilities -- should be allowed to make an informed decision about tobacco use.... Like Tran, we're not advocating tobacco use, just the exercise of free wi
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Raising age to buy tobacco products is common-sense legislation

Banning tobacco sales in pharmacies should have been done long ago...We hope that Baker signs the package into law and puts Massachusetts in the forefront of the nationwide effort to discourage smoking and vaping by teenagers.
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Community input important in Tobacco 21 hearing

Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners will be hosting a public hearing ...on an ordinance that would prohibit the provision of tobacco, tobacco products, tobacco-related devices, electronic-delivery devices, and nicotine or lobelia-delivery devices to
Fergus Falls (MN) Journal
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: 'Stop using the world as your cigarette-butt can' [editorial]

it seems some people seem to think cigarette butts are in some special category that makes it acceptable to drop them on city streets, suburban sidewalks, parks, beaches, anywhere people stroll. It’s not acceptable. And yet people who never would hurl a
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:30
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Legislature advances public health in state

Tobacco should not be sold under the same roof as medications and other health-care products. We hope that Baker signs the package into law and puts Massachusetts in the forefront of the nationwide effort to discourage smoking and vaping by teenagers.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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Editorial: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

this continues to the present day in Japan. The influence of tobacco industry money on science and policy is insidious and has never been proven to be beneficial to public health. Ignoring the past will only condemn us to repeating our mistakes, at the co
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:13
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[Canada] Editorial: Privacy rights being eroded

Had the Supreme Court of Canada not struck down the lower-court rulings, patient privacy could have been seriously compromised. The real question raised by this lawsuit is whether we are sufficiently alert to ongoing advances in information technology. C
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:46
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[Massachusetts, New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: Raise tobacco age to 21

we urge New Hampshire legislators to follow the lead of those in Massachusetts by raising the minimum age for tobacco purchases to 21. Doing so will make it more difficult for children to get their hands on cigarettes and tobacco, which, in turn, will red
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14
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