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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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[Washington] A surprise $250 smoking fee from my hotel -- but I don't smoke!

A: If La Quinta wanted to charge you a $250 cleaning fee, then it should have notified you of the problem after your stay and provided you with evidence of the damage. It did neither. Instead, it charged your card without so much as a courtesy call. Then
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 27, 2013 16:44
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Letter: Tobacco tax hurts Minn. businesses

With the Dayton tax plan, a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota will be nearly $3.30 a pack cheaper than they are on this side of the border. And while people are in North Dakota to buy their cigarettes, they might just happen to notice that the gas and sa
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 6, 2013 12:56
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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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[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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[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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[New Hampshire] Letter: Keep tobacco control on track

the public health protection this law provides from the deceitful tactics of the tobacco industry is now being threatened by some members of Congress, who want to exempt many cigars from regulation. Cigars cause disease and death. Just like cigarettes, th
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Apr 2, 2013 00:13
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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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