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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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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Steer kids away from e-cigarettes ($$)

With a state law to restrict sales to minors now in effect, the onus is on parents to learn about the risks of these devices and to persuade their children not to take up the addictive, expensive habit
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Dec 16, 2014 03:24

[Illinois] EDITORIAL: Upon its one-year mark, smoking ban lacks spark

The ban has not seemed to stop smokers from smoking; those who want to smoke will continue to do so, and they have found locations — particularly vague and not well-defined locations — where the ban does not apply. Walk down Gregory Avenue across from th
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Dec 10, 2014 11:57

[California] EDITORIAL: Jerry Brown seeks to add a point to dull Prop. 65 warnings

warnings...would get more specific.... The substances that would be named in new warnings would include tobacco smoke...These chemicals are hardly cooties. Letting consumers know specifically what they should be aware of isn’t hazardous to anyone’s health
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 8, 2014 15:43
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