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[New Jersey] LETTER: Beach smoking ban just a feel-good bill

I am not a cigarette smoker, but I do enjoy the occasional cigar, and the beach is one of my favorite places to relax. I try to make sure I am not bothering anyone with the smoke, and I always place my butt in with the rest of my trash (even though a cig
The Press of Atlantic City
added Mar 28, 2014 11:20
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[New York] LETTER: Despite ongoing controversy, e-cigarette serves as part of young adulthood

For these “health” organizations like the FDA, it was never too early to get a jump on that inevitable nanny legislation. They’re already setting out plans for marketing and product restrictions for the e-cig in the foreseeable future. Meanwhile, no defi
Daily Orange (Syracuse University)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:06
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Q&A: Can cigar smokers get life insurance?

Three-quarters of all cigar aficionados are only occasional smokers. Most life insurance companies define that as one per month, though a couple of carriers have liberalized their rules to allow up to four per month, and under those terms they rate your r
Fox Media
added Apr 2, 2014 07:46
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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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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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[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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[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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[New York] Letter: More tobacco lawsuits needed

"Widow wins tobacco suit," Dec. 15, describes how Eileen Clinton's husband died of lung cancer . . . When a company sells a product that kills half the people who use it as directed and targets their marketing to youth to replace these customers, someth
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jan 1, 2013 12:41
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[California] LETTER: The high cost of smoking

Santa Maria (CA) Times
added May 10, 2012 04:19
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