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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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[North Carolina] LETTER: Smoking ban violates the rights of smokers

By forcing smokers out of the public eye society is subtly implying that not only is smoking bad, but that those who smoke are bad people who need to hide this habit from the rest of us.
Daily Tar Heel (UNC)
added Oct 10, 2012 04:39
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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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[Illinois] Hookahs are not harmless, in spite of what teens may think

Your teen may think that smoking a hookah is just something fun to do with his friends. Tell him about the health risks involved. Be sure to let him know that he and his friends could end up putting their health, even their lives, in danger if they con
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Nov 21, 2016 21:11
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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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[Minnesota] Letter: In the pocket of Big Tobacco

Why did Reps. Dave Baker and Tim Miller and Sen. Andrew Lang vote in favor of the big tobacco companies and against the health of our children? These three Republicans each voted at least twice to follow the wishes of Big Tobacco to freeze the tobacco t
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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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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[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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[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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