Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Letter 11,813 headlines found

18 Views

LETTER The Old Cigarette Ploy

tobacco industry’s marketing of electronic cigarettes to teenagers reminds me of the 1940s, when Big Tobacco would hire pretty girls to pass out free cigarette samples to teenagers at recess while we sat on the steps of our high school in Chicago. ’Twas
New York Times
added Sep 23, 2013 00:15
18 Views

[Africa, Uganda] Your Mail: Time to ban tobacco adverts

I was principal investigator in a survey to investigate Uganda’s compliance with the ban on tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotions. The good news is that our research team did not come across any billboard advertising tobacco in the streets of
The Observer (ug)
added May 30, 2013 17:16
18 Views

[Ireland] LETTER: Message in the cigarette pack

a leading tobacco company is about to offer free cartons of 200 cigarettes in exchange for each collection of all 14 images. The Ministers responsible for this hasty piece of legislation will have to look on helplessly as a frenzy of “GI” exchanges on the
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 6, 2013 12:22
18 Views

[West Virginia] LETTER: Tobacco industry must come clean

It is well past time for policy makers and court adjudicators to make the tobacco industry come clean, for tobacco prevention and cessation, as well as strong tobacco product taxation and other policies to be given more than just lip service in West Virgi
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jan 1, 2013 12:44
18 Views

[North Carolina] LETTER: Smoking ban violates the rights of smokers

By forcing smokers out of the public eye society is subtly implying that not only is smoking bad, but that those who smoke are bad people who need to hide this habit from the rest of us.
Daily Tar Heel (UNC)
added Oct 10, 2012 04:39
18 Views

[Tennessee] LETTERS: Dodging The Smokers - And Response

Chattanoogan.com
added Jun 18, 2012 14:30
18 Views

[New Jersey] Smoker, 18, feels discriminated against

Merrillville (IN) Post-Tribune
added May 12, 2012 00:30
17 Views

LETTER: Tobacco control: a victim of political instability in Greece

None of the past Greek Governments have shown much interest in strengthening tobacco control measures or enforcing smoking bans; on the contrary, a former Greek Prime Minister, while in office, publicly praised the Greek subsidiary of Philip Morris Intern
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:39
17 Views

[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Smoke and mirrors

(Nicotine nazis hate one thing: pleasure) Leon Louw shows his warped understanding of addiction, tobacco control organisations and the history of the tobacco industry. He makes many false and weird assertions....what he seeks is freedom to harm, not freed
Business Day (za)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:07
17 Views

[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: E-cigarettes don't promote smoking

As a director for Fontem Ventures, an e-cigarette manufacturer, I agree with Dr McBride that stopping children from smoking is a "public health priority"....no scientific evidence to support the assertion that e-cigarettes "normalise smoking", or that the
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2015 11:25
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines