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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoke out: The Legislature must fix the indoor tobacco law

Despite the state’s indoor smoking ban of 2008, smokers can light up on large portions of the gambling floors at casinos, bars that don’t serve much food, private clubs, fundraisers and truck stops... This state can do better, and it’s something for lawma
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 11, 2014 01:53

[Oregon] Editorial: Smoke 'em if you've got 'em on the beach

“If we can accomplish those goals without a rule that would be difficult to enforce, we should try that first,” said a spokesman for the Parks and Recreation Department, and we wish that sentiment were more common in government.
Corvallis (OR) Gazette-Times
added Nov 10, 2014 23:39
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[Singapore] EDITORIAL: Hubble-bubble trouble

when bans are applied liberally, these can turn into a default solution for a range of ills and might inadvertently breed a certain leaning towards intolerance among the populace. Restrictions are likely to be accepted when the reasons are sound but a ba
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 10, 2014 11:10
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[Singapore] EDITORIAL: Shisha ban misguided, might backfire

A better solution? Applying a flat tax on tobacco at all shisha cafes, combined with registration and licensing, may be a better solution to keping business liberties and the competitive advantage of Arab St. The government gets its cut, consumers keep t
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Nov 10, 2014 11:06

[Colorado] EDITORIAL: A smoking ban on 16th Street Mall?

But there are greater concerns facing the 16th Street Mall... Surely the increased police presence will make a difference on the mall. But the city should think long and hard before impinging on a traditional personal freedom there.
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 8, 2014 20:53
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[Oregon] Editorial: Park officials wisely turn away from beach smoking ban

We’re delighted that public comments have stemmed this particular tide of nanny-state regulation, and we urge all beachgoers to cooperate by being considerate of others so we won’t face another round of proposed regulations in the near future.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Nov 8, 2014 12:07

[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Record View: Reasons not to smoke are already stacked against you without the black market cigs

The risks are just too big and the immorality of the illegal market is too great. You wouldn’t give your money to a gangster and you wouldn’t put yourself in unnecessary danger. So think twice about buying those black market fags.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 6, 2014 17:44

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Westminster should focus on smoking prevention, not tobacco ban

Health officials in the small central Massachusetts town propose snuffing out the sale of tobacco products ... Focusing on kids makes sense, but the town would be better served by stepping up tobacco prevention education instead of arbitrarily hurting loc
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 5, 2014 15:19

[Uae] EDITORIAL: Tough policies to curb dangers of smoking

there is a strong argument for a three-pronged approach to the problem: raise prices, use advertising deterrents and enforcing existing legislation... By taking these three steps, access to cheap tobacco will be reduced, the glamour associated with smokin
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:29

[Africa, Nigeria] EDITORIAL: Regulating tobacco production and smoking

THE anti-smoking bill currently in the National Assembly has joyfully, brought unto the front burner the issue of tobacco smoking and its health implications.... lawmakers should pass it into law.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 3, 2014 20:41
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