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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Give up smoking, your body will thank you

the La Salle County Health Department in on board with the program, issuing a press release identifying smoking as the leading preventable cause of death in the country today. Smoking is associated with increased risk for cancers of the mouth, nasal cavit
My Web Times--Streator (IL) Times-Press
added Nov 18, 2014 11:03
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Begin push for state smoke ban legislation

Chances improve every year with a growing support from the public — including tobacco users who understand that secondhand smoke puts too many Kentuckians at risk for heart disease, respiratory ailments and lung cancer. More than 50,000 Americans die eve
Kentucky New Era
added Nov 17, 2014 02:08
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[Kentucky] Editorial: UK should enforce smoking ban on campus

We here at The Kentucky Kernel believe that if you’re going to implement a campus-wide policy, you should make sure that your staff and students have the tools and motivation to stand by the policy. This is in reference to the tobacco-free policy UK staff
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:46
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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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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