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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Turn smoking war to poor

state governments began using some of that money for purposes other than smoking cessation and related health care. That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts and
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jun 17, 2017 14:17
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EDITORIAL: A better way to reduce tobacco use in Minnesota

Raising taxes provides resources to combat the problem and cover some of the costs that tobacco causes. Some of the monies collected from increased taxes should be used to combat the problem by raising awareness and offset health care costs paid by taxpa
Marshall (MN) Independent
added Jun 14, 2017 22:35
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EDITORIAL: Legal challenge to Oklahoma tobacco "fee" is no surprise

The lawsuit also notes that most of the revenues to be generated aren't designated for smoking-related purposes. Instead, they are set to go primarily to the state's mental health agency, the Department of Human Services and the agency that runs Oklahoma
NewsOK
added Jun 13, 2017 21:01
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco: Raising legal age to buy tobacco an easy call

Edina recently became the first city in the state to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. It’s time the rest of the state does the same. The Edina ordinance applies to all tobacco related products, including chewing tobacco and e-cigarett
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jun 13, 2017 20:50
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EDITORIAL: Legal challenge to Oklahoma tobacco "fee" is no surprise

“If a cigarette tax can be a ‘smoking cessation fee,'” the lawsuit argues, “nothing stops an alcohol tax from becoming an ‘inebriation cessation fee'...lawmakers who voted for this bill may wish they had appreciated the simple concept that words matter.
The Oklahoman
added Jun 12, 2017 14:11
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Second-hand reformation

thousands of workers in establishments exempted from the ban continue to involuntarily endure the serious health risks of exposure. Baker’s bill would end the unwarranted exemptions for casino gambling areas and for bars
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 9, 2017 12:12
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Last chance, Gov. Christie: Raise the legal N.J. smoking age to 21

If this bill is signed, the state still would collect close to $700 million in tax revenue from tobacco sales. The people opposed to this bill can comfort themselves in the knowledge that Big Tobacco still has a fighting chance... It has never been clear,
NJ.com
added Jun 7, 2017 16:34
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] EDITORIAL COMMENT: Tobacco growers must embrace clean energy

farmers can pool resources and construct solar or wind power stations to power their tobacco barns.....as farmers conduct their business, they should not only think of maximising profits, but also think of preserving the environment for future generations
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:29
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[Georgia] EDITORIAL: Going smokeless: A healthy breath of fresh air

Passage of this ban was a high moment for his administration and others on council who took a strong stand for a healthier Savannah. Today, they can look back and be proud, as their action may have saved lives.
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Jun 5, 2017 14:43
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire

Our latest claim to fame? Ours will be the first military in the world to be smoke-free....But the last cohort - and those choosing to start smoking - is likely to provide the greatest challenges. People should not get lost in the ``meeting targets'' man
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:41
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