Headlines Tagged with Editorial — 9,973 headlines found
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
Dec 26, 2017 St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Dec 26, 2017 15:29
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?
Dec 22, 2017 Chicago Tribune
added Dec 22, 2017 20:46
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...
Dec 16, 2017 Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:36
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.
Dec 19, 2017 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
Dec 20, 2017 Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 20, 2017 15:05
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
Dec 19, 2017 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
Dec 18, 2017 Kansas City (MO) Star
added Dec 18, 2017 16:21
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
Dec 17, 2017 Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Dec 18, 2017 16:13
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.
Dec 16, 2017 Kentucky Standard
added Dec 17, 2017 12:52
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
Dec 11, 2017 The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05