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[Canada] LETTER: Science doesn't support public smoking ban

Re: "VIHA: Ban smoking on beaches, in parks," July 12. As there is no science to back such a ban, this proposed action must simply be viewed for what it is - a mean-spirited attack on a portion of the population, denying them full use of public spaces.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jul 14, 2012 14:24
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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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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: Tobacco defence is disingenuous

But what manufacturer of any product hides behind the façade of ‘legality’ to avoid responsibility for knowingly marketing products that sicken and kill consumers when used as intended? If “people” were expected to know that cigarettes cause heart attacks
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:24
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[North Dakota] Letter: REP. THORESON: Use all anti-tobacco strategies

Several weeks ago, a letter from Dr. Eric Johnson appeared in The Forum in which Johnson made inaccurate accusations regarding a resolution I introduced in the 2013 North Dakota Legislature aimed at reducing the risk of death and disease among smokers. By
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 7, 2013 11:11
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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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Evidence, Policy, and E-Cigarettes.

We have written a document to correct Bates' misconceptions about who we are, what our experience is, why we decided to write about this topic in the first place, what we actually said, and why we said it.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Sep 12, 2016 16:33
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[Florida] LETTER: Nelson, stand up to tobacco industry

Senator Nelson, I urge you not to fall for the industry’s latest trick to avoid critical FDA oversight of these addictive and potentially lethal products by refusing to support any amendments to the agriculture appropriations bill that would hurt the pro
Bradenton (FL) Herald
added Jun 13, 2016 22:12
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LETTERS: Children Who Labor in Fields: Yes, Here

For years, Big Tobacco denied the harmful effects of its product. It now stands guilty of asphyxiating the lives of children toiling amid its lucrative commodity...Unless funding is given back to enforcement, young people will remain at risk in the field
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2015 20:01
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[Tennessee] LETTER: Roll-your-own cigarette businesses enjoy loophole

Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added May 8, 2012 14:04
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[Missouri] LETTER: Ban e-cigarettes in indoor public places

I write as a concerned St. Louis resident, consistently disgusted at the fact that I am offered an e-cigarette every time I pass by Supreme Nicotine, a kiosk in the center of the Galleria mall. Not only am I offered an e-cigarette, I am forced to breathe
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2012 11:04
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