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EDITORIAL: Smoking in New Jersey / Don't raise legal age

The state trusts their judgment in all these matters, but some lawmakers apparently think they are too immature to understand the facts about tobacco. That's a bit of government overreach that can't be justified. Reducing the number of people who smoke is
The Press of Atlantic City
added Aug 14, 2014 02:55
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Advocate Editorial Board opinion: Are e-cigarettes a smarter, healthier choice?

We ask that the FDA push for quicker approval for a product that's been on the market for more than five years....We do hope the conclusion is one that allows for e-cigarettes to be a healthier alternative to traditional smoking, but until then, we can t
Victoria (TX) Advocate
added Aug 14, 2014 01:52

[New York] Editorial: Snuff out cigarette ban in Albany

While selling tobacco may be at cross-purposes with the pharmacy industry’s primary mission of making people well, pharmacies (or stores with pharmacies in them) are still businesses. They’re trying to make money, as any business does, and to them, toba
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Aug 14, 2014 01:47

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Up in smoke

When it comes to spending tobacco settlement money to fight tobacco use, Connecticut is on a par with much of the Deep South... As long as we’re taxing low-income smokers at the rate of $3.40 per pack, maybe we could use a bit more of our tobacco income t
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Aug 12, 2014 16:02

[Florida] OUR VIEW: Ban Smoking At Mizner Park

We call on Growth Properties to grow into the year 2014 and follow the footsteps of hotel chains, restaurant chains and other shopping centers and ban smoking once and for all. Might you push away some tourists and customers? Yes. But will you attract ne
added Aug 11, 2014 15:44

[California] Editorial: Extend tobacco pharmacy ban to cities

A Marin County ordinance passed last week that bans sale of tobacco in pharmacies affects only a couple stores. But county officials hope their action will reverberate in cities and towns across the county. So do we.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Aug 11, 2014 15:37

EDITORIAL: A Misguided Tobacco Proposal

recommended that the benefits smokers gain if they quit smoking...must be discounted by 70 percent to offset the loss in pleasure suffered when they give up their habit. You don’t have to be a genius to see that this turns common sense on its head.
New York Times
added Aug 9, 2014 11:09

[New York] EDITORIAL: While Amherst has raised the e-cigarette issue, state and federal rules are needed

The Town of Amherst should be credited for at least attempting to tackle the issue of controlling smoking in a modern age in which the proliferation of vapor shops and electronic cigarettes is reshaping the landscape. ...the town should not have to go it
Buffalo (NY) News
added Aug 8, 2014 11:27

[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Test smoke-free beaches

A Washington-to-California beach smoking ban may indeed be preposterous, but there’s a way to find out: Choose one or two beaches and see what happens when smoking is prohibited. The test sites could include one of the relatively crowded beaches of the n
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Aug 7, 2014 13:58
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban is just what the doctor ordered

cigarette filters and packaging accounted for more than 10 percent of debris collected by volunteers. By signing the bill to ban smoking at beaches, parks and forests, Christie can signal that we are worthy stewards of New Jersey's natural resources. We'
Camden (NJ) Courier-Post
added Aug 7, 2014 13:34
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