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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: USCB right to go tobacco-free

The school system, including places of higher learning, have a role to play in educating and discouraging the practice. One out of every 13 U.S. children living today -- 5.6 million in total -- will die early because of smoking-related diseases if we don
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Oct 15, 2014 20:33
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[Alabama] Editorial: Anniston's wise decision about smoking

figures released last week by the Anniston Finance Department showed that sales tax collections from a large group — but not all — of the city’s bars, restaurants and similar haunts have increased since the ordinance went into effect. It’s a year-to-year
Anniston (AL) Star
added Oct 15, 2014 13:10
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[New York] Editorial: Out of sight, out of mind

Rather than engage in what looks to be a fruitless effort to override Mr. McCoy's veto, lawmakers should consider a broader and potentially more effective approach: getting cigarettes and other deadly tobacco products out of consumers' view altogether.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Oct 8, 2014 14:04
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EDITORIAL: Secretly Buying Access to a Governor

There’s absolutely no legal justification for any political party to have a social welfare group, which exists solely as a vehicle for nervous donors who want to stay in the shadows. But whether the money is secret or disclosed, both parties are routinel
New York Times
added Oct 8, 2014 12:49
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[Georgia, Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: Tobacco-free campuses: More colleges are banning tobacco use

Colleges and universities are uniformly finding that tobacco prohibitions serve to benefit productivity and protect the health of those who patronize their grounds. And there is no persuasive reason why schools in Utah shouldn’t follow suit.
Deseret News
added Oct 6, 2014 17:26
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[Pennsylvania] DN Editorial: Nicotine patch

The simple part is that the district needs more money to provide a sound education for its students. The complex part is getting the state to fulfill its central role in funding public education.
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Sep 30, 2014 05:19
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[Georgia, Pennsylvania] Editorial: It's time to ban smoking on campus

On Wednesday, Oct. 1, the University of Georgia will start enforcing a campus-wide tobacco ban, joining a growing trend in higher education. ...universities are justified in banning cigarette smoking on campus grounds. Pitt should, too.
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
added Sep 30, 2014 04:42
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[Asia, Korea - South] [Editorial] War against smoking / Tobacco tax hike should be upheld

The government, therefore, should push more nonprice-related policies aimed at lowering the smoking rate and make sure the new tax revenues are not diverted to spending programs unrelated to antismoking and health programs.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:28
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Don’t Vanquish Vaping / France’s plan to ban e-cigarettes in public is muddle-headed

French health minister, Marisol Touraine, wants to go further and make France the first European country to ban e-cigarettes in public places. This is a foolish idea that must not be emulated on this side of the Channel.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:25
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Burning questions

Some legislators reportedly objected to the cigarette tax on the grounds that it would not help schools outside Philadelphia. Putting aside the state's unique responsibility for a district that it does in fact run, it's a valid issue. But rather than ref
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 27, 2014 14:46
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