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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: Legislators still attack vaping, even as evidence of its benefits mounts

Some state legislators are trying again to cripple the vaping market. ...We agree with the Royal College of Physicians, that regulations should encourage smokers to switch to e-cigarettes, and not try to inhibit their development and use.
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jul 12, 2017 03:06
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[Ohio] Editorial: Kent State, Akron go smoke-, tobacco-free; others should follow

There’s no debate that smoking can be deadly. Though Kent and Akron aren’t breaking new ground, their boards of trustees deserve praise for enacting these common-sense policies. Other institutions should follow suit.
Canton (OH) Repository
added Jul 7, 2017 03:17
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Our View: Other universities should follow smoke-free lead of Kent State, Akron

And in Ohio, a state in which the smoking rate has exceeded the national average, it’s especially important that a concerted effort is being made by major employers and educational institutions...Though Kent and Akron aren’t breaking new ground, their boa
New Philadelphia (OH) Times-Reporter
added Jul 5, 2017 17:17
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Bad decision on passive smoking

The LDP lawmakers who shot down the proposed regulations to prohibit indoor smoking in public spaces should face up to the health problems posed by secondhand smoke and drop their opposition....government should not place its financial interest in tobacco
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[Florida] Editorial: For the people, Morgan should forgo lawsuit

How can you tell legitimate patients who smoke from recreational users? Would police have a free hand to harass patients who do smoke, believing they might not be legitimate users? Would landlords who can turn down tobacco smokers be forced to accept ten
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jun 30, 2017 16:57
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EDITORIAL: It’s the 21st century: isn’t it past time to ban menthol cigarette sales?

Tobacco companies’ fight to keep menthol suggests that this policy measure definitely passes the ‘tobacco industry scream test’17 by which to appraise the likely effectiveness of public health policy measures. Almost a century of Big Tobacco’s menthol dec
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:49
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[California] EDITORIAL: Smoking Ban

We were pleased to see the Pleasanton City Council expand its smoking ban to include multifamily rental units... At one time, there was concern that a ban on smoking would impact the ability to rent units; just the opposite has proven to be true. Pleasan
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Jun 29, 2017 09:35
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[Asia-pacific] EDITORIAL: June is No Smoking Month in the Philippines

The observance of June as No Smoking Month throughout the country is a very important reminder to those concerned of the serious effects of smoking to the smoker, and those exposed to second-hand smoke (exhaled by the smoker in a room) and third-hand smo
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:14
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Change in age to purchase tobacco is very bad idea

Besides being unenforceable, any law that raises from 18 to 21 the legal age for tobacco sales is unreasonable and unfair. What are we saying, that we trust you to get killed in uniform overseas in whatever way we happen to be fighting at the time, or to
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jun 20, 2017 10:04
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: MALDEN’S SENATOR TAKES A STAND

The key word in the bill’s title is “addiction.” By pushing for an increase in the legal age to purchase tobacco and attacking vaping, Lewis is exposing the continued push by the tobacco industry to target young people.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 20, 2017 10:01
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