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[Ireland] Editorial: Stand up to the drink and tobacco lobbyists

You do not have to be the Einstein of the political world to understand what must be done immediately: We must not allow the alcohol lobby access to our schools and the Government must resist the bullies of global tobacco with all its resources.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 10, 2015 13:04
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: The lesson from CU smoking ban

a "community enforced" outdoor smoking ban at the University of Colorado at Boulder has gotten off to a rocky start....ostracizing smokers and enacting hard-to-enforce bans is a strategy that is likely to cause more strife than success.
Denver (CO) Post
added Mar 10, 2015 11:27
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[Alabama] VIDEO: Editorial: Yes to the cigarette tax increase

years down the road as there is a reduction in tobacco use we should see a reduction in health care costs caused by tobacco use. This could be millions of dollars a year in health care savings. So, in the end, it's an easy YES for me on the proposed tob
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Mar 8, 2015 17:03
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Blowing smoke: Restrictions on e-cigarettes are long overdue

It’s time for the FDA and Pennsylvania lawmakers to stop blowing smoke and act. Electronic cigarettes, introduced five years ago, are hawked as a healthier alternative to smoking. For adults addicted to regular cigarettes, e-cigs can be useful in helping
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 8, 2015 16:26
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Our view: Clear the air over e-cigarettes

So the question becomes this: After spending millions of dollars to get people to end tobacco use because of its well-known health effects, why would we be willing to allow a new generation to get hooked on a similar product? Ryan provided a good answer
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Mar 8, 2015 15:37
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[California] Editorial: When is a ban on smoking not about smoking?

"This is about methamphetamines, heroin, loitering, trespassing, sexual harassment, defacing of public property.”... We don’t envy Arcata’s City Council members the task of cleaning up Arcata’s problems...Moving smokers to and fro doesn’t address any of t
Eureka (CA) Times-Standard
added Mar 8, 2015 15:21
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Our view: Effects of smoking ban hard to anticipate

we wondered if one can truly quantify the benefits of such a decision as banning smoking in such a large outdoor area....We think the campaign, as well as the signage funding plan, should have been fully developed before getting a thumbs-up from City Coun
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Mar 8, 2015 08:24
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[Mid-east] EDITORIAL: Who is more respectable among the lawyers here?

Yet somehow there is little disparagement of lawyers who defend corporations responsible for causing major harm....finance terrorism in the Middle East and evading U.S. sanctions against Iran. The banks — Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, S
Manchester (CT) Journal-Inquirer
added Mar 6, 2015 17:17
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[New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: We shouldn't have to legislate common sense Senate bill seeks to ban smoking with children in the vehicle

Yes, smokers have the right to smoke. That right stops at the end of other people’s noses — particularly those of children. The Granite State motto is Live Free or Die, not Live Free and let anyone around you Die while you make bad choices.
Foster's Democrat
added Mar 4, 2015 17:56
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco tax: Grounds for bipartisan cooperation

If the percentage of adult smokers is lowered, and lives saved in the process, it would be well worth the effort. We see no reason why both Democrats and Republicans should not work together in support of this important bipartisan measure.
Bluefield (WV) Daily Telegraph
added Mar 4, 2015 12:50
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