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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking law just a small 1st step, given the global trend

Continuous efforts are needed to bring Japan closer to the international standards of smoking restrictions, which require a total ban on indoor smoking.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:34
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[Asia-pacific] Editorial: Japan needs effort to avoid health damage from passive smoking

Restrictions are not enough. More customers and local residents should approve and support voluntary tobacco control programs by restaurants and bars. Each and every member of the public must share an awareness of the importance of stopping passive smoki
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:32
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Coughing at WTO's ruling

While other health-conscious nations push for tobacco control, Indonesia defends the industry’s interests on the pretext of protecting the 6 million people who make a living from the commodity — an excuse that countries like Thailand have proven to be la
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: We're smoking mad that Harrisburg won't let Philly govern

Recently, City Council introduced legislation to ban fruit- and candy-flavored cigars and cigarillos – products that appeal to children.... Harrisburg shot them down...Altria – the parent company of Phillip Morris, and the maker of Black & Mild, the popu
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 11, 2018 21:31
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes and youth smoking: be alert but not alarmed [FREE FULL TEXT]

In determining how we respond to research on youth vaping and smoking, we need to consider the whole population (youth and adults) and longer term goals, such as a cigarette endgame. The goal of policy making should be to achieve the optimal regulatory b
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 21:13
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EDITORIAL: A cautionary note on electronic cigarettes and vascular health

The study by Franzen and colleagues adds to the growing evidence that acute e-cigarette use impairs vascular function. The cardiovascular impact of acute e-cigarette use provides a cautionary note on the concept that e-cigarettes are lower risk tobacco pr
Vascular Medicine
added Jul 10, 2018 13:04
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[Australia, UK] Editorial: Progress towards a tobacco-free world

Achieving this goal will require a turbo-charged approach that complements FCTC actions with strengthened UN leadership, full engagement of all sectors, and increased investment in tobacco control. The legal success in Australia, together with the positiv
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:24
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Doug Ford’s first acts as Ontario premier are worrisome

to the joy of the Canadian vaping industry, his government paused changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act that were to have come into effect on July 1. The new legislation would have sensibly banned vaping everywhere smoking is disallowed, and expanded the
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:17
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Anti-vape bill won't snuff out e-cigarettes

The Nassau County Legislature is due to vote Monday on a well-meaning but ultimately futile bill that would require retailers to keep e-cigarettes behind the counter and at least two feet away from toys and candy. The idea is to restrict advertising next
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jul 6, 2018 02:23
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[Virginia] End to smoking good thing for SRHA

Smoking in Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority-owned buildings will soon be a thing of the past, and that’s a good thing... We believe SRHA should go one step farther than the HUD regulation, though, and disallow smoking anywhere on its propertie
Suffolk (VA) News-Herald
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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