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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Legal smokers become illegal

The Capital Regional District latest clean air bylaw, if approved by the board today, would ban smoking in parks, public squares and playgrounds.... The clean-air bylaw has some laudable goals, but one must question whether those goals are fair and reaso
Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 10, 2014 04:43
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[South Africa] EDITORIAL: Analysis: Thanks for not smoking

Those inveterate puffers who just can’t go without their “cancer sticks” should be mindful of the fact that illegal products are likely to carry an even higher percentage of nasty substances than the legal brands, with an adverse effect on our economy.
The New Age (za)
added Jul 10, 2014 04:39
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Track impact on smoking

The House has passed the tax increase and the Senate should do so, not simply to raise the revenue but to improve public health. About 25 percent of Philadelphians smoke, the highest rate for any major U.S. city.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 10, 2014 03:16
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[District of Columbia] EDITORIAL: New Jersey's raising the smoking age is an experiment worth trying

There is no harm in trying. The experiment’s success could spur on the District, which has a similar bill in committee, and other states that are contemplating the move. The only way the measure can hurt is if it distracts policymakers from implementing
Washington Post
added Jul 10, 2014 02:06
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: State should raise age to buy tobacco ($$)

Eighty-eight percent of adults who smoke every day picked up the addictive, deadly habit before they turned 18, according to the 2012 report "Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults."
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 7, 2014 21:02
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[Kentucky] Our Opinion: Smoking violations stink ($$)

The Hopkinsville ordinance that bans smoking at most indoor public places is not enforced at the Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds convention center. That became clear last week during the fair. Despite assurances from the fair board’s leadership that sm
Kentucky New Era
added Jul 7, 2014 20:43
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: State should regulate e-cigarettes while awaiting tougher action from FDA

Administration waited too long to produce regulations on a fast-growing industry that FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg herself describes as the “wild, wild West.” Unfortunately, the proposed regulations announced this spring fail to address some of the
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 7, 2014 16:25
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] EDITORIAL COMMENT: Time tobacco farmers went green

Even the Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Dr Joseph Made has warned tobacco farmers to be mindful not to destroy trees and urged them to start using coal. We hope the advise will not fall on deaf ears as we are very much c
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 4, 2014 13:07
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Up in smoke: UPMC takes the right course on tobacco

Health care workers in all capacities are part of an enterprise committed to helping people maintain their health or improve it. In banning smoking by all of its personnel, UPMC is demonstrating adherence to its core mission.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 4, 2014 13:03
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Frontline: Unknown e-cigarette dangers

it is still very difficult to confirm the legitimacy of practices in the making of e-cigarettes, which is a potential danger to users, who cannot know exactly what they are putting in their bodies.
The Western Front (Western Washington University)
added Jul 4, 2014 11:57
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