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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: CVS makes right move to end tobacco sales

Critics will point out that tobacco is legal and people have the right to buy it and use. And they still can. They just can’t buy it from CVS. We don’t begrudge anyone the right to smoke. We just ask that they look into its health effects and ask themsel
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Sep 13, 2014 17:54
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[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Making park play areas smoke-free a healthy move (Globe Gazette editorial)

There is nothing worse to many of us than being out in the fresh air and getting a disgusting whiff of cigar or cigarette smoke. So we’re pleased to see City Councilman Alex Kuhn taking the issue personally and urging the Parks and Recreation Board to r
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 13, 2014 07:49
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[Massachusetts] Allow Smoking in the Yard

exclusion of e-cigarettes tobacco, which does not seem to present the same secondhand smoke risks or problem of discarded butts as traditional cigarettes, indicates that the policy is born out of moral judgment rather than an objective, health-based analy
Harvard Crimson
added Sep 11, 2014 10:44
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EDITORIAL: Other drugstore chains should join CVS in banning sales of tobacco products

The bottom line is a hard concept to ignore, and the prospect of $2 billion in forfeited sales will cause many other companies to hesitate or simply refuse. But CVS is facing the future and living up to its new name. It deserves all the accolades its dec
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 9, 2014 05:13
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: No-smoking order aids Ky. taxpayers

Beshear's executive order, which takes effect Nov. 20, makes a lot of economic sense for state government and the taxpayers who foot the bill. It also should remind us that two-thirds of Kentuckians still lack the most basic protections from secondhand s
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 9, 2014 05:11
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: CVS tobacco sale ban should be applauded

here are more than enough outlets selling cigarettes to satisfy the nicotine cravings. What it does do, however, is add to the too few retail outlets offering a healthier lifestyle alternative and that is a step in the right direction.
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Sep 8, 2014 16:21
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Beshear's smoke ban good lead for 2015 ($$)

the governor said he hopes his action will create momentum for the General Assembly to pass a statewide smoking ban in 2015. We also hope state lawmakers get behind a smoking ban when the General Assembly convenes next year.
Kentucky New Era
added Sep 8, 2014 04:39
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Misuse of Tobacco Commission millions

former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli provided some cover by saying that commission members could vote on grants to groups involving siblings under the condition that the siblings don't live together or depend financially on each other. That's a ridicul
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Sep 8, 2014 04:30
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EDITORIAL: Hooray For Tobacco-Free CVS

For CVS leaders, the no-tobacco decision has a personal angle: The father of the company chairman and the mother of its president each died of tobacco-related cancers....good for CVS. Rite Aid, Walgreens, how about you?
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 6, 2014 11:24
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[Indiana] Editorial: Truly 'ban' smoking

We again urge council members not to bow to the claims of businesses arguing such a ban would hurt them financially, just as state lawmakers did in 2012 and city councilmen did in 2006. Last year’s results from Gallup’s annual Consumption Habits Poll fou
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Sep 5, 2014 13:05
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