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[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

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our View: City parks join move to ban smoking ($$)

Cumberland County has done a good job protecting the health of people using its facilities by banning smoking. First the county halted smoking in its buildings, and then outside their entrances, too. And now the county is simply banning smoking anywhere
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jul 15, 2014 04:08

[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 13, 2014 19:36

[Europe, Malta] EDITORIAL: EU must reveal all tobacco meetings ($$)

One key point to emerge is the emphasis of Mr Barroso on the impropriety of the undeclared meetings that Mr Dalli had with the tobacco industry. He also made the point that had Mr Dalli stayed on, in the lack of a convincing explanation for the allegati
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 10, 2014 05:14

[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

[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

[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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