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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Bill will help keep tobacco from gripping our youth ($$)

Washington might become the first state in the union to raise the smoking age to 21 if Attorney General Bob Ferguson can muster enough support for a proposal he introduced to the Legislature last week.
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Jan 26, 2015 22:14
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Smoke Free ($$)

Public health should trump raw libertarianism in the plain-packaging dispute...Smoking is one of the most acute public health problems this country faces. It causes more preventable deaths, some 80,000 a year, including 28 per cent of all deaths from canc
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 11:57
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[UK] EDITORIAL: The Guardian view on cigarette packaging: smoking out Conservative thinking

So the government has shuffled reluctantly into a sensible public health policy, but with such obvious squeamishness that any political credit due belongs to the opposition. Without sustained external pressure it seems certain Mr Cameron would still be h
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:18
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Plain as day: The removal of cigarette branding will boost public health

The desperation with which the tobacco industry has fought the legislation...is in itself an indicator that plain packaging may hit sales. Smoking kills, after all. But we wouldn’t be any the wiser on that score if it were up to the likes of Philip Morri
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:16
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Take action for public health

It’s time to clear the air for Kentuckians in all communities across our state, not just the one-third of those that have smoke-free public ordinances in place. This General Assembly must accomplish what past legislative sessions have failed to do. Pass
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Jan 23, 2015 11:05
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Britain’s bold move on plain cigarette packaging

government is right to seek to pass this measure before Britain goes to the polls. If this is all that MPs achieve between now and the election, it will outweigh any cynicism about this being a “zombie” parliament.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 22, 2015 19:25
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EDITORIAL: Virginia's Indoor Clean Air Act should not apply to hookah lounges

This is no victory for the Virginia Health Department either. If this establishment ever closed, more students and customers would turn to the outdoors to smoke their hookah, contaminating everyone’s clean air. Making a hookah establishment liable to foll
Collegiate Times (Virginia Tech)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:42
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: An old plant sees new life

Cheers to Reynolds' continued generosity to its hometown, and cheers to the movers and shakers who are working to lead us into the future.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2015 14:50
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Stivers cites absurd reason for blocking statewide smoking ban

If Stivers is determined to block this long overdue public health protection — which, by the way, has bipartisan support in both chambers — he at least should come clean and explain his real reasons.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 13, 2015 15:04
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[Indiana] Editorial: Regulate e-cigarettes like tobacco products

Whether it’s simply a fad or a mistaken belief that they are safer than traditional cigarettes, the dangers, particularly nicotine addiction, remain real. That’s the motivation behind a bill that state legislators could consider this session.
Franklin (IN) Daily Journal
added Jan 12, 2015 22:47
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