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Editorial: Smoking Should Be Illegal

Benji Keeler, Reporter

May 31, 2019

Imagine a teen hanging out with her friends. She excuses herself and steps outside to indulge in her unhealthy addiction, a cigarette. She isn’t thinking of the health risks each cigarette brings. It never came to mind that each puff she takes shortens her life. The thought of becoming one of the ...

Editorial: Production of Tobacco Should be Illegal

Melina Dhital, Reporter

May 17, 2019

“Smoking and tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year worldwide. Current trends show that this will increase to more than 8 million deaths annually by 2030,” according to STAND, anti-tobacco organization. The cultivation of tobacco must be made illegal worldwide. Tobacco is ...

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