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[New York] Editorial: Schenectady taking tobacco sales regulation too far

Schenectady’s well-meaning proposal to prohibit or limit the sale of tobacco products in certain types of stores — specifically convenience stores and stores near schools — goes too far. There are plenty of laws on the books to prevent minors from obtai
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Nov 8, 2017 16:52
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Cannabis conundrum - where will smoking pot actually be allowed?

Think about it not as marijuana, but as smoke — and then think about just how complicated the federal, provincial and municipal regulation of the drug will be... Municipalities are waiting for provinces to bring down rules on marijuana use and sales to d
Truro (NS) Daily News (ca)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:29
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[Asia-pacific, Micronesia] Editorial: Guam should raise tax on tobacco products

A proposal to raise Guam's tax on tobacco products is a sensible public health intervention that could help save lives. Speaker Benjamin Cruz recently introduced legislation that would raise the tax on all tobacco products. Bill 199-34 proposes to incre
postguam.com (gu)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:39
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[Colorado] Aspen Times Endorsement: Proposed tobacco tax is another step in right direction for Aspen

Issue 2B...would establish a municipal tax on a pack of cigarettes of $3 and add a 40 percent sales tax on all other tobacco products... The tax along with the 21-older Aspen law is not only another way to help push teenagers away from smoking, but perhap
Aspen (CO) Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:39
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban fiasco

Activists believe Dispur should now move the Supreme Court, and thereby bring to centrestage the question of banning tobacco use in all forms. Whether the State government does so remains to be seen, but it needs to undertake awareness drives at school le
The Sentinel (in)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[Canada] CHEERS & JEERS: Cameron scores two aces at 84

JEERS: To die-hard smokers who ignored the new tobacco-free policy at the Bell Aliant Centre facility – which makes the entire property smoke-free...That didn’t stop some smokers from flaunting the rule on the weekend near a main entrance to the Bell Alia
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:56
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Why Tobacco Control still won’t publish tobacco industry funded work, even if the funding is laundered through PMI’s new ‘independent’ foundation

The tobacco industry will continue to exploit the harm reduction agenda to reposition itself as a legitimate stakeholder in health research and policy. Regardless of our individual views on the potential harms and benefits of emerging nicotine delivery d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 26, 2017 20:59
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Breathing better air in McAllen

we applaud the McAllen City Commission for its action on Monday night to enact a tough, no-smoking policy, for businesses and most public venues located within its city limits. In doing so, the City of McAllen becomes the 84th city in Texas to adopt what
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Oct 26, 2017 04:41
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EDITORIAL: A “Frank Statement” for the 21st Century? [FREE FULL TEXT]

The global movement public health activists built over decades of toiling in the trenches must stand together and not allow PMI to buy more time by executing a 21 st century version of the ‘Frank Statement.’
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: JUUL vapes are the 21st century cigarettes

Don’t be naive about e-cigarettes. Do your research and don’t assume they’re healthy for you just because “everyone’s doing it.” Looking “cool,” playing with a new gadget, fitting in with the crowd or getting a temporary high is not worth the money, add
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:21
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