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EDITORIAL: Tobacco has affected Virginia politics since Colonial time

As long as states impose onerous tobacco taxes, a black market will thrive…Human history often can be interpreted as the history of natural resources. Mundane workings by the Virginia State Crime Commission have cosmic connotations.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 2, 2014 06:11
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: Smoking: Are we getting the message?

But the hefty tax could very well discourage Philadelphia adolescents from smoking. Apparently young people are getting the message. In 1997, nearly half of male high school students and more than one-third of female students reported using some form of
York (PA) Evening Sun
added Dec 1, 2014 18:40
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are safer than tobacco. Why is the government making it harder to access them?

If the Ontario Liberals really believe in evidence-based policy making, they should treat e-cigarettes as a harm-reduction technology that should be freely available to anyone over the age of 19, instead of pretending they have anything in common with th
National Post (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:28
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking remains health concern despite progress

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout came and went without much ado this year. ..The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking fanaticism

Cigarettes are lethal, they’re expensive and they smell bad. Smokers should quit, but oppressive politicians can be worse than the evil weed.
Washington Times
added Nov 24, 2014 12:34
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Effort to repeal Smoker's Bill of Rights goes too far

“Smoker’s Bill of Rights” that was passed into state law back in 1991. That law prevents employers in Indiana from discriminating against employees or potential employees who smoke. Indiana is one of 29 states that protects the rights of smokers in such
Goshen (IN) News
added Nov 24, 2014 03:18
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: Nation’s youth getting the message about deadly habit

This is especially impressive considering the pervasiveness of cigarettes in the movies and TV. The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool, is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:17
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[New York] ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: SMOKING IN THE SUBWAY

Tobacco smoke should be banished from the platforms of the underground railway....the odor of one partly burned cigar, disagreeable anywhere, is positively nauseating in a Subway car.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:06
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[Kentucky] Editorial: Who’s blowing smoke about secondhand smoke?

We Kentuckians like to be No. 1 but that ranking should not be a source of pride when it says we have the highest percentage of smokers and the greatest number of persons with lung cancer... failure to pass this law in Kentucky could bring us a new motto
Morehead (KY) News
added Nov 21, 2014 12:44
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Colorado Editorial Roundup: The Montrose Daily Press, Nov. 19, on a misguided tobacco sale ban

Businesses should be allowed to decide for themselves what legal products to sell. No one, so far as we are aware, is actually being forced to hawk tobacco wares. Elsewhere, drug store chains have decided for themselves not to sell cigarettes, which seem
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 19, 2014 15:13
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