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[Europe, UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes are helping smokers ($$)

Regulating e-cigarettes in this way would make it easier to market tobacco cigarettes than the much safer e-cigarettes. We urge the European parliament to resist this attempt to introduce medicines regulation by the back door.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 11:29
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[New York] LETTER: Raising the Cigarette-Buying Age to 21

At Montefiore Medical Center, the largest employer and provider of health care in the Bronx, we deal with the consequences of smoking every day. We see how it starts. ... we support this long-overdue bill, which protects the children and the future of o
New York Times
added Nov 23, 2013 13:10
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[New York] Letter: Veterans at Risk for Lung Cancer

As we salute the men and women who served our nation on Veterans Day, the American Lung Association wants veterans and their loved ones to know that those who served have a higher incidence of lung cancer ... Our Lung Helpline, at 1-800-586-4872 is avail
Anton Newspapers
added Nov 7, 2013 03:38
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[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Ban cigarette displays

government is proposing restrictions on the display of tobacco products in shops ... It is ironic that life-saving medicines cannot be publicly displayed by pharmacies but cigarettes, which are deadly, can be displayed alongside chocolates and ice cream.
Business Day (za)
added Oct 24, 2013 03:09
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[Canada] LETTER: Smoking in apartments infringes in neighbour's rights

We all pay our rents and, at the same time, we non-smokers have no way to stop second-hand smoke from coming into our apartments unless we live with our windows closed and, even then, the smoke comes through the building venting system.
Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Oct 17, 2013 02:31
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[California] Letters: New cigarette, old concerns

You are correct that the scientific community does not yet know enough about the potential health effects of nicotine in e-cigarettes. However, the tobacco industry likely has all that information based on its research on nicotine and its knowledge of th
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 8, 2013 13:35
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[Minnesota] LETTER: Reader's View: Restricting e-cigarettes supports community’s health

On Sept. 9, the Duluth City Council made a strong statement in support of the health of our children and community and in support of clean air by passing three city ordinances related to e-cigarettes (“Council votes to restrict e-cigarette use in Duluth,
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Sep 23, 2013 04:23
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[Iowa] LETTER: Jumer's is close, non-smoking casino

If a person wants an enjoyable time at a non-smoking casino, Jumer’s Casino in Rock Island, Ill., is a short distance down Interstate 80. It has no smoking, an affordable buffet that runs all day and daily drawings for some sort of prizes. The drive is w
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 21, 2013 16:12
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[Missouri] LETTER: HANNEGAN: Consider smoking regulations, not a ban, in St. Charles County

The St. Charles County Council should take a hard look at Councilman Joe Cronin's new public smoking ordinance ("St. Charles County discusses new proposal for smoking ban," Sept. 10). Unlike his previous proposals, this ordinance is really not a true smo
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 21, 2013 14:14
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[New York] Letter: Scrutinize tobacco advertising

According to the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, more than 50 percent of tobacco retailers are located within 1,000 feet of an elementary or secondary school in New York state, which means most kids can’t avoid passing tobacco marketing to and
The Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, NY)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:15
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