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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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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Bob Suh: Tax other tobacco products same as cigarettes

Even though we have seen a decrease in cigarette smoking, we have seen an alarming increase in the use of Other Tobacco Products (OTPs) among youth. Examples of OTPs include chewing tobacco, little cigars, snus and snuff. These products do not fit under
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Sep 17, 2013 11:25
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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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[Indonesia] Letter: WHO, tobacco and farmers

These farmers have no hope without cultivating tobacco, or alternative crops. The situation is compounded by fluctuations in market demand. Now is not the time for the WHO to ban tobacco.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:02
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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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[Ireland] LETTER: Ban on smoking at open-air events

I attended the fantastic Bruce Springsteen concerts at the RDS . . . On Wednesday my wife and I were positioned towards the front, wedged in tight next to a man who chain-smoked throughout the show and ignored our obvious discomfort and annoyance.
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 20, 2012 11:10
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[Maryland] LETTER: Electronic cigarettes merit FDA oversight

considering grandfathering in e-cigarettes...American Lung Association in Maryland respectfully asks Mr. Ruppersberger to oppose this provision and instead act to protect our kids. Congress should not give a free pass to the tobacco industry and open the
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jul 4, 2015 16:51
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Ask Amy: Try counseling over anger about husband's cigar smoking habit

this is probably not really about the cigars. This is about your relationship, his ennui, your inability to control him and your fears for the future. You should commit to counseling and urge him to join you (perhaps this is your nonnegotiable). You'll h
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Feb 7, 2015 13:19
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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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[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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