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[Canada] Editorial: Coffee, tobacco, booze and pot — oh my!

Despite the perils of coffee, tobacco, booze and pot — and the cross-border temptations that accompanied them — we’re all still here, things aren’t so bad and norms continue to evolve. We’re not likely to experience the legalization of marijuana in Canad
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:36
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Kiwanis Club votes for health at fairgrounds

Many businesses and venues now ban tobacco products, but it remains significant when the list grows. The Lexington Kiwanis Club, which owns the Davidson County Fairgrounds, has decided to prohibit all tobacco products at the facility. This affects all eve
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Jul 18, 2014 01:14

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Tax revenue up in smoke with contraband tobacco sales

research suggests the B.C. government may be losing $120 million a year in tax revenue to illegal tobacco dealings. That’s money going into the pockets of organized crime from elsewhere in the country and as far away as Asia, and it needs renewed focus f
Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 16, 2014 20:44

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ right to extend no-smoking areas, but not smoking age

Protecting the rights of non-smokers and persuading young people not to begin a health-threatening habit are no-brainers. But at some point, people need to be able to make choices, healthy or unhealthy, for themselves. It's part of growing up.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Jul 16, 2014 20:42

[New Jersey] Editorial: Effort to increase NJ smoking age to 21 is bad government

make tobacco "cooler" to young people by increasing the age limit? That's just bad government.
Hunterdon County (NJ) Democrat
added Jul 16, 2014 20:40

Editorial: Burning Questions from Tobacco Shakeup

will this be good or bad for tobacco retailers? Or will it have little to no effect? It’s clearly too soon to say and, as of a May CSP tobacco survey, retailers weren’t sure either: 37% said the then-potential deal would have a positive effect on their to
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 16, 2014 20:28

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Tobacco ban in parks but not casinos?

Creating more smoke-free places is generally a positive thing. But if we really want to move the needle on public health as it pertains to cigarette smoke, the state should be looking at casinos, not parks.
Muscatine (IA) Journal
added Jul 16, 2014 09:10

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Our opinion: Tobacco ban in parks but not casinos? ($$)

The Iowa city of Epworth just got tough on smoking. Even though state law already prohibits smoking in enclosed public spaces or public places where lots of people congregate, Epworth this week made it illegal to smoke inside the perimeter of the city's
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Jul 16, 2014 09:09

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Clearing the air / City reaps the benefits of tobacco-control efforts

Some good news about Indiana’s smoke-free air law is particularly good news for Fort Wayne. A study shows that, two years after that law was enacted, the air in restaurants is significantly cleaner.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jul 16, 2014 09:05

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION : Meet all obligations related to tobacco funds ($$)

those concerned about Hoosier health will note that this victory doesn't have anything to do with the state's overall approach to the yearly tobacco funding it receives. In short, much of the money that is intended for smoking cessation efforts and public
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jul 15, 2014 12:24
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