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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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[Canada] LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: Downsides of e-cigarettes are not trivial

There may be a way to help smokers like Nathan Friedland’s wife with e-cigarettes, just as some people are helped by nicotine patches, gum, and inhalers, or medications like Zyban, but the current regulatory free-for-all poses grave public health risks t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:32
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[Jamaica] LETTER: No need for concern over smoking ban in tourism sector

the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica (PSJ) supports the introduction of the no-smoking policy in the interest of public health. Concerns have been expressed that this ban may have negative effects on our tourism industry. Could this be based on the assu
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 25, 2013 06:35
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[New York] LETTER: Banning Tobacco Displays

As you note, advertising would still be permitted. Therefore, a store owner could take a photograph of his current display of cigarettes, enlarge it to life-size, incorporate it in an advertising poster and place the poster where the cigarettes had been
New York Times
added Mar 26, 2013 03:33
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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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[Illinois] LETTER: Giant lawsuit against tobacco companies keeps coming back

In Madison County, there is a lawsuit, which much like a zombie attack, keeps coming back again and again. Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth is currently deliberating on whether or not to bring back a $10.1 billion lawsuit against tobacco companie
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 4, 2012 12:28
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LETTER: Climate change deniers follow Big Tobacco strategy

Echoing Big Tobacco strategy and his own earlier letter, David Klein's latest denial (July 20 letter) could have been written by McCann-Erickson, Tobacco's flack-house (presently Big Coal's and Big Oil's). The fingerprints match:
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2014 00:52
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[North Carolina] Letter: Tobacco

The settlement dollars went up in smoke years ago and smokers will put their dollars up in smoke to pay for the whole mess for years to come. The silliness of this whole scenario is obvious.
New Bern (NC) Sun-Journal
added Jun 28, 2013 14:16
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[Canada] Letters: Nanny state rules -- again

any adult smoker who now says he was not aware cigarettes were a major health hazard is either a liar or a damned fool, or both. The Quebec decision is an example of judicial activism on a grand scale; a judicial transfer of enormous wealth from the toba
National Post (ca)
added Jun 4, 2015 12:55
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