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EDITORIAL: Maryland's cigarette tax is saving lives

Nor is there any serious doubt that tax increases have played a critical role in cutting cigarette use, especially among price-sensitive teens. If Mr. Hogan intends to cut taxes, as he has promised, the tobacco tax is one he’d be well advised to leave in
Washington Post
added Dec 28, 2014 17:41

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Less smoke

Governor Christie vetoed a bill that would have banned smoking in all public parks... if the governor has left it to municipalities to fix, then Franklin Lakes did what more municipalities in New Jersey should do as well.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Dec 28, 2014 13:14

[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Focus on big picture with smoking ordinance

Libertarians don’t like the idea of government getting involved in how businesses operate, but some involvement is necessary, especially when the public interest is involved. Getting into the minutia of how long breaks are really does seem to be overre
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 27, 2014 23:17

EDITORIAL: Choosing health could pay off

People who light up or won’t lighten up are driving up health-care costs by a combined $360 billion a year...this nation is primed for sickness: 1 in 3 Americans are obese; and 1 in 6 smoke. And while losing weight or quitting cigarettes certainly isn’t
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Dec 27, 2014 15:44

[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Beyond smoke-free

A series of opinion pieces in today's Forum section make a compelling argument for the law that would protect people from secondhand smoke... It is a drain on the economy, worker productivity, the health of the citizens and the state's ability to attract
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 27, 2014 12:18

[California] EDITORIAL: E-cigarette boom among kids more than Feds’ fault / Tobacco money keeps state sidelined

As state lawmakers return to the Capitol, they should make it a priority to shut down the teenage market, not only for tobacco in general, but for e-cigarettes and vaping. That goes, too, for Attorney General Kamala Harris, who has joined other attorneys
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 23, 2014 23:30

EDITORIAL: Curbing Tobacco Use in West Virginia

During the current fiscal year, the state will spend only about $4.9 million on such programs, according to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends West Virginia be spending $27.4 million a ye
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Dec 20, 2014 14:19

[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Portland commissioners should say 'no' to the tobacco-ban herd

they should do what – sadly – counts these days as the weird thing: Challenge the conventional wisdom by asking how, exactly, tobacco users harm others in parks and on golf courses. If the best argument ban proponents can produce is that smokers look cool
The Oregonian
added Dec 19, 2014 16:33

[Italy] Editorial: Flushing out smoking: measuring population tobacco use via wastewater analysis

Cross-sectional household surveys are the main source of smoking prevalence estimates. The reliability of these estimates relies on large representative samples of the population providing accurate information on their tobacco use. This survey data is re
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:05

[Oklahoma] Editorial: No smoking, please

Gov. Mary Fallin took a commendable step in 2012 when she made all state property smoke-free. The Legislature can follow by repealing the pre-emption of stricter local smoking bans or, even better, by passing a statewide ban on indoor smoking in public p
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Dec 16, 2014 03:28
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