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LETTER: Court ruling frees millions for anti-smoking program in Pennsylvania

We at the American Lung Association are thankful for the court ruling that will allow Pennsylvania to recoup nearly $120 million in contested tobacco-lawsuit settlement funds. Spent wisely, this recovered subsidy could be the aid our state so desperately
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Apr 16, 2014 09:27

[Wyoming] LETTER: Smith: Tobacco kills more than other killers combined

Compare the number tobacco kills with those killed with guns and other awful murders combined. TV showed a woman driving her car with three children inside into the ocean. I have seen people smoking in cars with children inside....I believe we should pros
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Mar 25, 2014 16:48

LETTER: E-cig truths lost in political smoke

It is in this haze of fear that politicians who are lobbying to ban electronic cigarettes end up leaning on preconceived notions, conflicting interests and few scientific findings to base their arguments. Rather than taking the time to learn about a produ
added Mar 20, 2014 13:24

LETTER: Smoking ban in cars will benefit disadvantaged children most

A ban on smoking inside cars carrying children will benefit those from lower income groups most and reduce health inequalities. This strengthens the call for this legislation to be implemented without delay.
British Medical Journal
added Feb 26, 2014 11:40

[California] LETTER: Common ground in smoke and mirrors?

It’s hardly surprising that the Tea Party Patriots have ties to Big Tobacco. After all, they both hide behind the same pseudo-libertarian “smokescreen” when promoting their political, economic and social agendas
Grass Valey (CA) Union
added Feb 25, 2014 15:03

[Pennsylvania] LETTER: The smoking tenant

To put an old man out in the bitter cold to fend for himself in an environment that is near to the temperatures of Alaska, shame on this city. If this is how you treat your senior citizens, then I am ashamed to tell anyone that I come from Lancaster Coun
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:56

[Canada] Jan. 29: Smoking in retirement homes – and other letters to the editor

There will always be defiant smokers, so all rooms should be equipped with alarms that sound if someone lights up. A senior with a history of sneaking cigarettes into his or her room should be permanently expelled, thus preventing other seniors from havi
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:51

LETTERS: Success against smoking: Your Say

Yes, there are health issues related to smoking, but we should have the right to live our lives the way we see fit. Too many people want to force what they consider to be "the right way to live" on others. — Colin Yapp
USA Today
added Jan 13, 2014 22:11

[Massachusetts] LETTER: No smoking? Only if rules are enforced

yet people often smoke directly under one of the signs at the Davis Square bus waiting area without any T employee giving the violation a second thought. I also have smelled tobacco smoke downstairs at Park Street on the outbound side of the tracks nearly
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 4, 2014 12:33

[Europe, UK] LETTER: McAVAN: EU regulations on e-cigarettes and tobacco

As lead MEP negotiator, I am writing to clarify the outline EU agreement on e-cigarettes ... they will be treated like tobacco products. The proposals on e-cigarettes are only a small part of a much wider law which will mean big changes in tobacco regulat
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 24, 2013 23:07
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