Headlines Tagged with Op-Ed — 18,488 headlines found
[Florida, North Carolina] SCHWALBE: Legal product, criminal acts: Why tobacco companies deserve punitive damages
What matters is the behavior of the company that intentionally misrepresented and cruelly manipulated the product for the sake of profit. In the case of tobacco, it is more than reasonable when imposing penalties to remember that the product is dealt by a
Aug 3, 2014 Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 4, 2014 16:11
If the choice is between not smoking at all and smoking e-cigarettes, clearly it is better not to smoke at all. But if it is a choice between smoking tobacco and puffing nicotine-free e-cigarettes, the equation is not nearly so straightforward.
Jun 1, 2013 Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jun 2, 2013 11:18
exempt “premium” cigars costing more than 10 bucks apiece. That will allow the do-gooders among us to make it more expensive and far more difficult for the poor to enjoy a good cigar while the professional and political elites continue to puff away. It’s
Sep 8, 2014 Washington Times
added Sep 10, 2014 14:25
If we'd only open our minds to what British American Tobacco and the others are saying, we'd see how remarkably public spirited they are. They're worried not for themselves but about the ''serious unintended consequences'' they fear plain packaging will
Aug 22, 2012 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:22
The transportation bill that passed last week includes language that basically shuts down the Roll Your Own tobacco movement.
Jul 2, 2012 Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 3, 2012 14:52
As someone who has spent over three decades in the forefront of national and global efforts to reduce smoking I feel a need to provide some perspective. As someone who grew up in Port Hope and observed friends starting to smoke and then, unable to break
Aug 12, 2016 Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Aug 12, 2016 18:00
there’s still not enough good evidence showing that it’s harmless...For tobacco companies, this has the potential not just to recoup the lost revenue from falling cigarette sales, but it may also be a new way to get new people hooked on their products.
Aug 31, 2015 Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 10:58
I asked whether he and his council should have evidence of harm before they ban something. Dawe said, "The municipal act is very clear in terms of if we have a concern ... Moving forward in the absence of evidence, without even attempting to gather it,
Aug 19, 2014 Sun News Network (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:26
After my column last week saluting New Jersey towns that have or are considering banning smoking in municipal parks and other public places outdoors, you’d have sworn I advocated banning free religion and pepperoni pizza.
Mar 28, 2013 phillyBurbs.com
added Mar 28, 2013 13:43
Let's face it: The government could simply make smoking illegal because of the enormous health risk. If they did that they'd also have to look at banning alcohol and perhaps processed food
Jun 21, 2012 Medicine Hat (AB) News (ca)
added Jun 22, 2012 08:57