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[Canada] Letter: POIET: Driving tobacco companies out of business won’t end smoking

a vocal minority seems to be more concerned with simply driving the tobacco industry out of business, assuming this will see an end to smoking around the world overnight. Imperial Tobacco Canada believes these critics should be careful what they wish fo
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 31, 2013 03:21

[Japan] LETTER: Australia's declining smoking rate

Joseph Jaworski, in his April 21 letter, "Consequences of health planning," claims that the Australian public health campaign to reduce smoking and drinking has "resulted in an Australian public that is perhaps less heathy
Japan Times (jp)
added May 8, 2013 15:49

[North Carolina] LETTER: Not a hoax

In 1999, we replaced the legacy crop of tobacco with vineyards at $10,000 per acre. However, the last 12 years have been the hottest ... So, we are throwing in the towel and removing the vineyards at great loss. The climate is changing to be more humid w
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 13, 2013 15:03

[New York] LETTER: We need to stop big tobacco from targeting Staten Island's youth

United Activities Unlimited is an agency dedicated to helping Staten Island youth grow responsible. UAU is joining with other youth-serving organizations to put an end to this deadly epidemic.
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Sep 16, 2012 22:18

[Canada] LETTER: Truth about Canadian health care

The Fraser Institute is a think tank, Canada’s Heritage Foundation, financed by money that is often untraceable... In the 1990’s, for example, tobacco companies financed “studies” by these Fraser people to prove that second hand smoke was not harmful.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 6, 2017 03:32

[Canada] LETTER: Butt out around the hospital

People with breathing problems should not be subjected to second hand smoke at their local hospital, it just does not make sense. What will it be like after July 1 of 2018? Will patients have to put up with marijuana smoke as well on hospital grounds?
The Oshawa Express (ca)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:49

LETTER: A New Tobacco Product

We have applied to the F.D.A. to market an innovative product ...We need to envision a world where less harmful alternatives, efficiently delivering satisfying levels of nicotine, are available for those adults who need or want them. The F.D.A.’s bold vi
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2017 18:55

LETTER: SAROKIN: A Judge’s View of Tobacco Lobby: ‘Money Over Morality’

I repeat what I said in my opinion 24 years ago..."Who are these persons who knowingly and secretly decide to put the buying public at risk solely for the purpose of making profits and who believe that illness and death of consumers is an appropriate cost
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2016 08:16

[New Jersey] Letter: Override Christie's veto of smoking ban on beaches, parks

Next time you go to a playground and someone is smoking and your kids are breathing secondhand smoke, or you are lying on the beach surrounded by cigarette butts, thank Gov....The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support; we need an override to pr
Trenton (NJ) Times
added Sep 14, 2014 12:44

[Canada] LETTER: Health effects of e-cigarettes unknown

Re: ‘Vapers’ dispute e-cigarette health concerns, by Brian Cross, Aug. 18. The fact that the e-cigarette users interviewed in your story believe the devices to be harmless does not make it so. While the jury is still out on all the potential health impa
Windsor (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:14
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