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[Florida] Editorial: Don't change law to limit damages for Big Tobacco

The Florida Legislature should beat back the tobacco industry’s latest attempt to avoid taking responsibility for misleading smokers about the dangers of its products....Lawmakers should make sure Floridians' right to a jury trial and to collect punitive
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Feb 27, 2015 09:42

[Alaska] Empire Editorial: Secondhand smoke is a threat statewide

We believe smokers shouldn’t have the right to inflict their smoke upon others. As Zechariah Chaffee Jr. wrote in a 1919 issue of the Harvard Law Review, quoting another judge: “Your right to swing your arms ends just where the other man’s nose begins.”
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Feb 26, 2015 09:02

[California] EDITORIAL: It's time to tighten the rules on e-cigarettes

The Legislature should approve SB 140, which would make the sale of e-cigarettes to minors a misdemeanor...a new report by the California Department of Public Health casts doubt on one of the informal claims about e-cigarettes: that they help smokers qui
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 25, 2015 19:42

EDITORIAL: Our View: Battle against Big Tobacco far from over

the limited ad campaign pales in comparison to what the tobacco industry has pumped into the public consciousness...rates of decline have slowed…That is reason enough to call for better use of the funds awarded to states in the 1998 tobacco settlement…It
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Feb 25, 2015 19:33

[Maryland] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes: Still a mystery

We hope the CDC will make haste in giving us answers. The easiest way to cap the e-cigarette debate in quick time would be to impose an all-encompassing federal ban. But that would be neither universally popular nor obeyed. Government edicts are funny t
Cecil (County, MD) Whig
added Feb 24, 2015 14:40

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Governments who want to ban smoking from films should butt out

Public health groups say censorship will stop teens from taking up smoking. But the proof isn’t in the puffing. / These should be salad days for anti-smoking crusaders. New data show only 15 per cent of Canadians currently smoke, and just 11 per cent on
Macleans Magazine
added Feb 24, 2015 14:07

[Kansas] Editorial: Tobacco, liquor taxes destined to increase

Soliciting the testimony of medical experts is a nice ploy, but legislators and the governor are interested in the money to be made from those who continue to consume tobacco and alcohol. Convincing people to shun those substances isn’t their game plan a
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 10:54

[Ireland] EDITORIAL: Rule of law must be the bedrock of society/ Tobacco packaging wars were inevitable

The Government is on a sure footing when it cites the public health and moral imperative to be radical in reducing addiction to a product responsible for more than 5,000 deaths annually. But it remains to be seen if it will be legally thwarted in its eff
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 20, 2015 14:13

Editorial: Smoke-free Kentucky can become a reality

The legislation was amended in the House to pick up enough votes to get it passed. Those changes could leave some workers unprotected but HB 145 is a giant step in the right direction.
Morehead (KY) News
added Feb 20, 2015 10:33
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[Kentucky] Editorial: Greenup has chance to move statewide smoking ban along

report showed Greenup County indoor air pollution is four times higher than air quality reports for Lexington and Georgetown workplaces and is two times higher than the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for outdoor air.
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Feb 19, 2015 16:10
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