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[Asia, Australia, Japan] LETTER: Secondhand smoke is the enemy

In Joseph Jaworski’s May 9 letter, “Limits of planning good health,” ... No matter how the pro-smoking lobby plays it, nobody should be subjected to toxic tobacco smoke against their will. Smoking is not illegal in Australia, but forcing nonsmokers to bre
Japan Times (jp)
added May 15, 2013 13:49
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[Australia, Japan] LETTER: Consequences of health planning

the campaign to improve the health of the Australian public by reducing smoking and drinking rates has resulted in an Australian public that is perhaps less healthy (or at least, no healthier) than it was before the campaign. The question remains: Will t
Japan Times (jp)
added May 8, 2013 21:49
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[New Mexico] Dona Ana County Legislators Express Serious Reservation About Gary Carruthers for NMSU President (PDF)

“As elected officials, we must express serious reservations regarding the consideration of Garrey Carruthers as the next President of New Mexico State University. We are very troubled by recent information that for five years Mr. Carruthers was the Chair
Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added May 4, 2013 11:57
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[Canada] LETTER: No evidence supports ban on smoking in parks

And now, again without supporting evidence, lives are there to be saved by banning smoking in open-air parks and beaches.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added May 3, 2013 22:57
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[New York] LETTERS: Smoking smackdown: Mike butts in — again

The Issue: Whether raising the legal age to purchase cigarettes from 18 to 21 would be a wise policy.
New York Post
added Apr 30, 2013 15:53
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[UK] LETTER: Coalition must act on cigarette packaging

The arguments in favour of standardised packaging are compelling and we have yet to see any credible evidence from the tobacco industry against legislation. ... we urgently need assurances from Jeremy Hunt that he will listen to health experts and stand f
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 24, 2013 09:24
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[UK] LETTER: Tobacco industry lobbyists and their health-care clients

We therefore call on all health-care organisations, and especially the UK Department of Health, to send out a clear message by severing any links they have with public relations companies that work to promote the interests of the tobacco industry. Additio
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 9, 2013 12:38
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Don’t be fooled by Big Tobacco

I hope the North Dakota Legislature doesn’t make a fool of itself and fall for the latest ploy by the tobacco industry and its allies to divert funds from the state’s Tobacco Prevention and Policy Program. The industry must think we North Dakotans are re
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Jan 29, 2013 16:08
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No exception for public e-smoking

Dear Miss Manners: Where is it impolite to e-smoke? ... The now-accepted rule against smoking near nonsmokers is perhaps the most dangerous one to break. People will excuse heinous crimes before condoning that.
Merrillville (IN) Post-Tribune
added Jan 26, 2013 04:08
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[Missouri] LETTER: Businesses must adapt to a ban on smoking

The most common refrain is, “If this passes, it will put me out of business.” If that is true, then the cold, hard fact is they don’t deserve to stay in business. Name one business category that hasn’t had to adapt to the rapidly changing marketplace. Th
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 26, 2013 03:56
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