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[Canada] LETTERS: Two takes on e-cigarette ban

ban the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited is a sensible first step ... / Toronto Public Health should be handing out e-cigarettes for free, like they do with condoms, because they could form part of a very effective tobacco harm-reduction
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 07:27
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[Florida] LETTER: Tobacco award sends wrong message

there are no innocent parties in this lawsuit. The $1.2 million award should go toward the treatment and counseling of nicotine addicts who realize their life would be better by not smoking and take the first step to quit
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added May 10, 2013 12:11
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[Canada] LETTER: Woman fined for buying cigarettes at reserve store

I asked the officer: “If I’m not able to purchase these cigarettes, why is the store allowed to sell them to me?” His said it was because “they can get away with it.” . . . I might come out of this having to do some jail time but I don’t care. I will n
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Oct 20, 2012 19:37
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Nothing is at all safe about e-cigarettes

My thanks to Steve Johnson, owner of SnG Vapor of Grand Forks, for pointing out the safety of water, vegetable glycerin, flavorings and propylene glycol in e-cigarette vapors. . . there is no study that shows what a safe level of nicotine is and, persona
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 30, 2012 15:24
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[Rhode Island] LETTER: A Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

Providence, R.I., is fighting to protect our children from tobacco. We took the ruling by the Food and Drug Administration banning flavored cigarettes a step further by banning the sale of other candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco products.
New York Times
added Sep 13, 2012 06:41
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[Florida] LETTER: No Cigars, No Cigar Illness

What about tobacco’s impact on the national economy through increased medical costs and lost productivity, and on public health through more than 400,000 deaths a year? Nostalgia shouldn’t undermine the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate products that kill w
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:15
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[Malaysia] LETTER: More to be done on second-hand smoke

With reference to the report "Say no to second-hand smoke" (The Star, 13 June), it is pertinent to point out that non-smokers can also develop smoking-related diseases from exposure to second-hand smoke.
The Star (my)
added Jun 16, 2012 18:46
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[Texas] LETTER: E-cigarettes is topic of conversation for inmates

I am currently incarcerated at the Victoria County Jail, and the topic of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco or nicotine products is of great interest to many inmates and is often discussed here. Most of us can understand why smoking cigarettes isn't al
Victoria (TX) Advocate
added Sep 5, 2015 18:21
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[California] LETTER: Smokers should pay

Boy! Talk about getting my dander up. The June 16 letter "Unfair taxation" really got to me. . . . . I am not willing to pay for your cancer research, when it is you who are choosing to cause yourself the cancer.
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Jul 9, 2012 01:21
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[Canada] Letter: For the sake of our children, flavoured tobacco products should be banned

They were in brightly coloured packs labelled “Cigars,” ... I don’t want my kids to have to go through this. I am doing my part to educate them on the dangers of smoking, but the government must also do its part. Ordinary citizens like me cannot prevent
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:44
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