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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Needed: Healthy mother and child

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
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 26, 2017 15:29

[USA] Editorial: Japan's Olympics-size challenge: Ban smoking

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?
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 22, 2017 20:46

[Asia, Thailand] EDITORIAL: Time to wake up on e-cigs

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...
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:36

[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Stop smoking before it starts

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.
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
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 20, 2017 15:05

Editorial: Declining smoking rate is good news for West Virginia

Finally. After years of little progress on smoking rates in West Virginia, a new study shows that fewer adults are smoking in the Mountain State... West Virginia and local governments expanded clean indoor air regulations, which means most workplaces and
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 20, 2017 03:08

EDITORIAL: Why aren’t Missouri and Kansas spending tobacco settlement money on helping smokers kick the habit?

Missouri’s reluctance to spend any money to help people stop smoking is fiscally irresponsible... The state has more smokers than other states because it encourages the habit. The state’s tobacco tax — just 17 cents per pack — is the lowest in the nation
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 18, 2017 16:21

[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Sunday Perspective: An ember of good news on tobacco

West Virginia’s horrible cigarette smoking rate is declining. While 28.6 percent of adults were addicted in 2011, just 24.8 percent were in 2016...That’s still considerably worse than America’s 15 percent national rate...“In high school students since 200
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Dec 18, 2017 16:13
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Now is the time to enact a Nelson County smoking ban

With more than two decades of data, those who support smoking bans in public places finally have documented proof of what they have been saying all along — protecting people from second-hand smoke can, and will, save lives.
Kentucky Standard
added Dec 17, 2017 12:52

[UK] EDITORIAL: Lung health: a costly omission

Lung disease is the third biggest killer in the UK, but is also a global issue. According to the latest 2015 Global Burden of Disease data, 3·2 million people died from COPD worldwide, and with the legacy from tobacco smokin...Unfortunately, in the UK, t
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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