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EDITORIAL: Cigarettes flame out as more Americans quit smoking

This is one of the greatest public health triumphs in American history, saving millions of lives. Back in 1965, more than half of American men and a third of American women smoked. Today, 1 in 5 men and 1 in 6 women smokes.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 2, 2015 22:10
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[North Carolina] Editorial: Smoking ban working

Unfortunately, stricter laws on tobacco use have contributed to increase use of e-cigarettes, particularly among youth. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cites a study that finds youth who have used e-cigarettes are nearly twice as likely to
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Jan 1, 2015 11:51
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[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Easy Decision: State should revisit how tobacco settlement is spent ($$)

West Virginia is not alone in how state officials abuse class-action lawsuits. But the Mountain State ought to do the right thing regarding one settlement - and in the process, save some young lives.
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Dec 30, 2014 14:04
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Child labor and tobacco

President Obama has shown a new willingness to enact executive orders...he must order labor officials to protect young children from the Dickensian practice of laboring for minimal pay and long hours, often alongside parents hired to work in tobacco field
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 30, 2014 07:17
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[Indonesia] Editorial: Taxing smokers

The average rise of only 8.7 percent in the excise taxes the government will slap on tobacco products starting in January seems to ignore the urgent need for stronger tobacco control to minimize the health hazards inflicted by smokers on themselves and o
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 29, 2014 23:06
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[Texas] Editorial: Put out the fire on smoking ban

State Bill 87 by state Sen. Rodney Ellis, a Houston Democrat, should flame out the same as its predecessors....The issue is the rights of private property owners and the personal responsibility of Texans compared to government intrusion. (Amarillo voters,
Amarillo (TX) Globe-News
added Dec 28, 2014 21:31
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[New York] Editorial: Face e-cigarette dangers

THE ISSUE: E-cigarettes and the liquid nicotine used with them are dangerous to health. THE STAKES: Both federal and state governments should take steps to regulate the devices.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Dec 28, 2014 21:21
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[Indiana] Editorial: Warn teens about e-cigarette dangers

But this much is clear: E-cigarettes are a nicotine delivery vehicle, with all of the attendant addiction issues. There no such thing as a “safe” cigarette, whether traditional or electronic. This message needs to be carried to young people on a regular
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Dec 28, 2014 21:20
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EDITORIAL: A Ban on Child Labor in Tobacco Fields

David Cicilline...has introduced a bill that would prohibit children under the age of 18 from working in tobacco fields. But it is unlikely to pass in a Republican-controlled Congress, which is why the Obama administration should act on its own. The Depar
New York Times
added Dec 28, 2014 20:54
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban may not pass, but statewide support is clear

One would think a bill that seven out of 10 Kentucky adults say they support would sail through the General Assembly with only token opposition. On any other issue, that may be true, but when it comes to tobacco and smoking, polls do not matter. Tobacco
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Dec 28, 2014 17:47
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