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[California] LETTER: Justina Felix and Celeste Ramos: FDA must regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigs

We’re up against an escalating public health threat in the fight against tobacco. The tobacco companies aggressively marketing e-cigarettes stand to addict new generations to these new types of products and increase the risk of poisonings. Join with us i
Merced (CA) Sun-Star
added Apr 22, 2015 19:11

Q&A: Marijuana and the Body

Q. Leaving aside questions of addiction and brain effects, what is known about the effects of marijuana on things like the lungs and digestive tract? A. The limited formal studies that have been done on marijuana and cancer have yielded complex and often
New York Times
added Apr 20, 2015 14:09

[Latin America, Uruguay] LETTER: Blood smoke

It’s a quite scary scenario: a single company with a product which kills beyond any doubt could succeed in defeating the laws made to protect general public. It’s often blamed that World Bank courts generally take sides with corporations, but this is an
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Apr 17, 2015 13:19

[Washington] LETTER: Smoking sullies Fox concert

I attended the March 14 Widespread Panic concert at the Fox Theater. Imagine my alarm when those around me, and throughout the entire theater, began to light up both marijuana and tobacco cigarettes...Isn’t the theater worth protecting just as much as th
The Spokesman-Review
added Mar 28, 2015 07:54

Ask the Rabbi: Tattoos, tobacco and a Frozen themed seder

At the beginning of the last century, Rabbi Yisrael Meir of Radin, the Chofetz Chaim, wrote that it is forbidden for a person to accustom himself to smoking. In more recent times, the dangers of smoking have become undeniable. The Torah is emphatic when
Jewish News (uk)
added Mar 28, 2015 06:59

[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Cigarette packets

British Lung Foundation exists only to support those affected by lung disease and to ensure that future generations enjoy the best possible respiratory health. The Tobacco Retailers’ Alliance exists to promote the sale of tobacco and is funded by the tob
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 23, 2015 13:02

[California] LETTER: Response to Carol Denney's comment on smoking

Non-smoke ingestion of tobacco such as nicotine patches and gum--none of them are very effective as an alternative to inhaling cigarette smoke when someone is both mentally ill and a nicotine addict. I tried, at your suggestion, to find studies on the U
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Feb 7, 2015 19:33

[Wisconsin] LETTER: David McCune: Joel Kleefisch's bill favoring e-cigarettes appallingly stupid

of pressing issues Kleefisch could have excreted a bill for, endorsing e-cigarettes is among the stupidest. Akin to promoting the health benefits of Ebola because some businesses profit. Appallingly stupid.
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Feb 1, 2015 16:54

[Louisiana] Letter: Smoking ban not as prevalent, beneficial as asserted

your map shows 18 states with total bans. Since when is 18 out of 50 “most”? ...Has anyone who supports this measure actually read the Surgeon General’s original report on smoking? Pipe smokers actually lived longer than nonsmokers.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 26, 2015 21:47

[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: McELWEE: Plain packaging for tobacco will help save lives

Cancer Focus NI believes that standardised packaging of tobacco products will help protect our future generations...any new regulations must be put before parliament by mid-January so that a vote can be taken in March. Standardised packaging could and sh
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 14, 2015 09:36
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