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EDITORIAL: Why aren't tobacco products illegal?

the government hopes their apartment dwellers will be too frightened by the mandate to continue smoking inside their dwellings....If health and welfare were truly the primary concerns, the government would have already made tobacco products illegal.
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Nov 17, 2015 15:32
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[New York] Smoking Will Be Banned In Syracuse Public Housing

Starting Thursday, smoking will be banned in all of Syracuse’s public housing. The decision comes from a recommendation made by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development which may institute the ban nationwide. Francine Whitman lives in one of
WSKG (Vestal, NY)
added Nov 17, 2015 15:30
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Up in smoke

While we consider the balance of the public’s right to privacy and health, let’s not forget about the huge financial toll that smoking plays on our nation.
Easton (MD) Star-Democrat
added Nov 17, 2015 15:22
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[New York] Smoke-free housing proposal proves controversial in north country

Mr. Robare said the Watertown Housing Authority plans to stay ahead of the game in regard to HUD regulations, which he believes ultimately will save the agency money. “It will save in maintenance costs,” he said. “When you’re turning over units when smok
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Nov 17, 2015 14:46
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[Asia-pacific] Obama pushes to clear the smoke

From shepherding anti-smoking legislation through Congress early in his presidency to running advocacy campaigns aimed at helping smokers quit and raising tobacco taxes, the results are staggering, public health advocates say. According to various figure
The Hill
added Nov 17, 2015 14:19
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[Canada, USA] MALLICK: Public vs. private: smokers need a ruling: Mallick

we have no privacy inside the home. There is something terribly old-fashioned about a ban on wisps of smoke that leak outside a private home that we personally own.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 16, 2015 21:51
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Up in smoke

While we consider the balance of the public’s right to privacy and health, let’s not forget about the huge financial toll that smoking plays on our nation.
Cecil (County, MD) Whig
added Nov 16, 2015 15:34
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EDITORIAL: Healthy homes: HUD is right to end smoking in public housing

Enforcement may be particularly challenging in newer accommodations, which are more likely to be single-family and small multiunit dwellings rather than the crowded cluster housing of an earlier era. It may not be easy, but doing the right thing rarely i
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 16, 2015 15:32
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BRUCE: The hypocrisy of smoking bans

the issue here is the extraordinary cynicism, hypocrisy and even malevolence of the Obama administration banning smoking in the name of health and safety while at the same time importing convicted criminals whose crimes specifically destroy both.
Washington Times
added Nov 16, 2015 15:31
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: The Record: Smoke-free homes

Children living in public housing shouldn't be harmed by second or thirdhand smoke infecting their buildings. HUD should move forward with its plan to ban smoking in these residences.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Nov 16, 2015 15:26
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