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[Washington] Smoking-cessation drug triggers violent reaction

That night he finally saw what the drug was doing to him, and he broke down and cried. He quit taking it the next day. His kidneys returned to normal within a week, and everything is back to normal. Never again will I take that drug. I almost lost the m
Seattle (WA) Times
added Sep 22, 2013 12:43
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Tear down that tobacco billboard

Last week, the world celebrated World No Tobacco Day. We did so at the Smokefree Action Coalition in Spanish Town where we have the first smoke-free square in the Caribbean. Two days later, Carreras erected a large billboard.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 14, 2013 18:58
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Smoking ban

This is in response to the story “19 clinics shut down in Riyadh.” The government should also strictly ban people from smoking around the medical facilities and near pharmacies as it is a serious health hazard. This is what happens during prayer times.
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 16, 2013 12:43
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[Missouri] LETTER: County Council should consider 'over 21' rule on smoking ban

The playing field would then be level. Every establishment of every type would have a choice: Allow smoking or allow minors. Pick one. What could be more simple, commonsensical and fair?
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 1, 2013 02:10
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LETTER: Cigarettes, unsafe at any number

A comment in the article suggests the need to determine a relationship between the number of cigarettes smoked daily and the extent of disease that results. . . . To parse the degree of damage by number of tobacco units may seem to imply that there migh
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 28, 2013 23:00
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[Colorado] LETTER: SHARPE: Marijuana use could take path of tobacco in U.S. if legal

In her Oct. 22 op-ed, Dawn Nannini makes the common mistake of assuming that marijuana prohibition deters use. . . . Thanks to honest public education, legal tobacco use has declined considerably, without any need to criminalize smokers or imprison toba
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Oct 29, 2012 12:23
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LETTER: WHO's undermining tobacco control

In addition to fighting tobacco industry interference, we must also fight for a stronger WHO that is capable of correctly reporting national FCTC implementation data and leading the global tobacco control movement. Given WHO's budget crisis and staff lay
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 24, 2012 05:56
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[Canada] LETTER: Truth about Canadian health care

The Fraser Institute is a think tank, Canada’s Heritage Foundation, financed by money that is often untraceable... In the 1990’s, for example, tobacco companies financed “studies” by these Fraser people to prove that second hand smoke was not harmful.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 6, 2017 03:32
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[Canada] LETTER: Butt out around the hospital

People with breathing problems should not be subjected to second hand smoke at their local hospital, it just does not make sense. What will it be like after July 1 of 2018? Will patients have to put up with marijuana smoke as well on hospital grounds?
The Oshawa Express (ca)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:49
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LETTER: The FDA’s new plans could just switch one form of nicotine addiction with another

As a physician who treats patients devastated by tobacco-caused lung disease, I was concerned ... Mr. Gottlieb appears willing to risk future generations of young people to nicotine addiction by granting Big Tobacco free rein to hook children on e-cigare
Washington Post
added Aug 10, 2017 03:50
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