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[Louisiana] Letter: Tobacco taxes do work

research shows that every 10 percent price increase reduces youth smoking rates by 6.5 percent and overall smoking consumption by 4 percent. Young’s point concerning cigar smoking is still well taken. Many people don’t know that cigars are addictive, har
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 20, 2013 19:24
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[District of Columbia] LETTER: D.C. Council should increase tax on non-cigarette tobacco products

Did D.C. Council members really act rashly, as suggested in “Proposed cigar, gym tax riles business owners” ... Tobacco is still the No. 1 cause of preventable death...Taxes on non-cigarette tobacco products have not kept pace with those on cigarettes. T
Washington Post
added Jun 10, 2014 11:39
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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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[Minnesota] Letter: Senator's stance on cigar smoking fails to consider science of tobacco use

Smoking a large "premium" cigar can be the equivalent of smoking a pack of cigarettes and puts very dense secondhand smoke into the surrounding environment. Sen. Senjem should be ashamed to take such a position. If not, I am embarrassed for him to again b
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Apr 14, 2015 16:30
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LETTER: O'HARA: Putting Ebola in context

I find the reaction of our national leaders and the media to the Ebola issue to be somewhat bizarre... Worldwide there are approximately 5 million deaths each year, and in the U.S., there are approximately 500,000 deaths yearly from tobacco.
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Nov 6, 2014 16:09
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[Canada] Not cool for 'cool' dad to sanction daughter's smoking

in an effort to win the tug of war, the father is relaxing the rules by being the cool dad, albeit at the expense of your daughter's health. As he lets her smoke and pretend to be a grown-up, she is attracted to spending more time with him. While he may f
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Mar 18, 2014 09:32
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[Canada] Reefer madness: Dealing with marijuana-smoking neighbours

The key to any claim for bylaw breaches, from smoking marijuana to noise, is gathering evidence. Dates, times, and particulars relating to the alleged violation are critical.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:03
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LETTER TO CONGRESS RE: H.R. 662

We are writing to express our strong opposition to H.R. 662, legislation that would exempt many cigars from regulation under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should retain oversight autho
American Family Physician
added Mar 8, 2015 16:57
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[Canada] LETTER: Lawsuit drags on while criminal trials dropped

Methinks it has something to do with the fact that there are two very deep pockets (government and tobacco industry) providing money to lawyers. Let’s face it, the justice system is run by lawyers (judges) and often their sons and daughters become lawyer
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 19, 2017 16:42
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Small cigars offer too much temptation

are cheap, sweet and accessible to young people....why should it be legal to buy a single little cigar that's barely bigger than a cigarette? Requiring that little cigars be sold in packs of multiples is an important part of the work toward a tobacco-fre
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Oct 15, 2014 14:01
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