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[Texas] Editorial: Thanks for kick-start to ban smoking in Dallas parks

What are these city spaces for, if not promoting good health? Allowing tobacco use in the very places most frequented by the city’s youngest residents sends a dangerous mixed message. So, thanks, Dallas Park and Recreation Board, for voting unanimously
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 16, 2014 22:44

MALONE: Power relations and the public health challenge

we must find new ways to be ‘better together’ by partnering with those communities that are hardest-hit by the suffering tobacco products cause. It's hard to do, and many tobacco control leaders simply don't know how to do it. The very first step is cult
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:43

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Tobacco ban defies logic

The Board of Health in its draft proposal cites a 1949 Supreme Judicial Court case that said the right to engage in business “must yield to the paramount right of government to protect the public health by any rational means.” Tobacco prohibition ration
Boston (MA) Herald
added Nov 12, 2014 12:03

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Bad approach to tobacco problem

While it’s hard to fault the goal of the proposed ban, the only winners, unfortunately, will be those selling tobacco products in surrounding communities.
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Nov 11, 2014 11:08

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoke out: The Legislature must fix the indoor tobacco law

Despite the state’s indoor smoking ban of 2008, smokers can light up on large portions of the gambling floors at casinos, bars that don’t serve much food, private clubs, fundraisers and truck stops... This state can do better, and it’s something for lawma
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 11, 2014 01:53

[Oregon] Editorial: Smoke 'em if you've got 'em on the beach

“If we can accomplish those goals without a rule that would be difficult to enforce, we should try that first,” said a spokesman for the Parks and Recreation Department, and we wish that sentiment were more common in government.
Corvallis (OR) Gazette-Times
added Nov 10, 2014 23:39
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[Singapore] EDITORIAL: Hubble-bubble trouble

when bans are applied liberally, these can turn into a default solution for a range of ills and might inadvertently breed a certain leaning towards intolerance among the populace. Restrictions are likely to be accepted when the reasons are sound but a ba
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 10, 2014 11:10
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[Singapore] EDITORIAL: Shisha ban misguided, might backfire

A better solution? Applying a flat tax on tobacco at all shisha cafes, combined with registration and licensing, may be a better solution to keping business liberties and the competitive advantage of Arab St. The government gets its cut, consumers keep t
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Nov 10, 2014 11:06

[Colorado] EDITORIAL: A smoking ban on 16th Street Mall?

But there are greater concerns facing the 16th Street Mall... Surely the increased police presence will make a difference on the mall. But the city should think long and hard before impinging on a traditional personal freedom there.
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 8, 2014 20:53
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[Oregon] Editorial: Park officials wisely turn away from beach smoking ban

We’re delighted that public comments have stemmed this particular tide of nanny-state regulation, and we urge all beachgoers to cooperate by being considerate of others so we won’t face another round of proposed regulations in the near future.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Nov 8, 2014 12:07
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