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[Kentucky] Editorial: Greenup has chance to move statewide smoking ban along

report showed Greenup County indoor air pollution is four times higher than air quality reports for Lexington and Georgetown workplaces and is two times higher than the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for outdoor air.
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Feb 19, 2015 16:10
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Trade pact: why care must be key

AUSTRALIA has taken pride of place in John Oliver's satirical news program... This time he has used Australia's cigarette packaging laws to illustrate the lengths tobacco companies will go to protect their market, which is estimated to be worth $80 billio
Sunshine Coast Daily (au)
added Feb 19, 2015 12:28
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[New Hampshire] Editorial: Children of smokers deserve some protection

The proposal isn’t at variance with the state’s libertarian ethos. .. Some will no doubt criticize the bill for trampling on individual rights. But that only counts if the individuals in question are the adults with cigarettes. The right of the young pas
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Feb 19, 2015 11:35
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EDITORIAL: The day smokers got class

roots of the 1995 class action actually extend back to the early 1950s...42.1 million Americans still smoke...the leading cause of preventable disease and death ... more than 480,000 deaths every year, or 1 of every 5 deaths. Little else needs to be said.
Pine Bluff (AR) Commercial
added Feb 16, 2015 20:38
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Your cigarette, his illness

Both North Charleston and Folly Beach have rejected smoking bans in enclosed workplaces. Perhaps the new CDC data will inspire a change of heart for them....So while smokers lament having fewer places to smoke, nonsmokers can breathe a little more easi
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 16, 2015 19:49
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Clear the air

We urge lawmakers to not forget the medical science, which now suggests we are paying even more for smoking, and to put their constituents' health and the state's economy first.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 16, 2015 18:03
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EDITORIAL: The Smoking Toll Gets Much Worse

One obvious imperative is for governments to ramp up their efforts to help smokers quit, including with programs like Medicaid. . . this huge number of deaths provides ample reason to use every possible tool to help smokers quit.
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2015 18:16
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[Oklahoma] T. Gavin King: Governor, Tulsa World bullying smokers

The “Smoldering health issue” editorial concludes with the hype that the health of the state can be improved by a statewide ban. It cannot. There will always be citizens who smoke, and some would go to the casinos. We have more than 100 tribal casinos in
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 14, 2015 09:09
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: National Post View: Call off the war on smokers

At best, these new prohibitions, as harsh as they are impractical, look like solutions in search of a problem. At worst, they seem harassing and vindictive, as if smokers, rather than smoking, were the target. We are, after all, in the realm of the great
National Post (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:39
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Breathtaking figures on secondhand smoke

Last year lawmakers cut tobacco prevention and control funding to $5.8 million, which is about 7.8 percent of the CDC recommendation of $73.5 million. One way to restore some of that money — and reduce the number of smokers — is to raise the cost of cigar
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Feb 11, 2015 07:40
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