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[Wyoming] LETTER: Smoking does infringe on rights

Summing it all up, smoking kills people. Killing people is mostly considered illegal and punishable by sentences including death to the perpetrator. Your private property rights do not allow you to damage other people's health without their permission. A
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Aug 16, 2013 01:35

Smoking Isn'T Only Cause Of Emphysema

#Smoking is the greatest cause of COPD, emphysema and chronic bronchitis, but not the only cause. In past days, workers in mines inhaling the dust were subject to emphysema, as were people who worked in cotton mills. Those who made a living in grain-proc
Payson (AZ) Roundup
added Jul 17, 2013 15:53

[Asia, Thailand] LETTER: Policy on e-cigarettes needs clarification

I am confused whether the Public Health Ministry aims to control e-cigarettes through banning imports and sales, or allowing imports and then gradually controlling them. If it is the latter, what is the ministry's purpose and how will it be useful for th
The Nation (th)
added Jul 13, 2013 23:56

[Australia] LETTER: Packer's collateral damage: non-smokers' health, others' creeds

So much for work health and safety. So much for public health. So much for Australia's and NSW's commitment under international treaty to protect all people from tobacco smoke - that's ''all'', not ''all except gamblers and casino employees''. For the rec
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 9, 2013 05:30

Dr. Zorba Paster: Nicotine gum is safer than tobacco

The bottom line is: We know unequivocally that gum is safer than tobacco. Now regarding that pesky FDA mandated label implying “thou shall not use it for more than 3 months or else.” Are you really worried that some government gumshoe agent with an FDA
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 7, 2013 11:17

[New York] Letter: Rein in tobacco's targeting of kids

tobacco companies should have to abide by a set of laws that does not make children as vulnerable. Signs placed higher, limited use in television and TV of a certain rating and an ad campaign that does not shadow over all of the risks and dangers of tobac
The Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, NY)
added Jun 16, 2013 12:05

[Minnesota] LETTER: Columnist unfairly generalizes smokers as bad employees

People do not plan at an early age ... hmm, think I will be a smoker ... think I will battle my weight all my life ... think I will develop a chronic disease. Really, enough already, we get it.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jun 12, 2013 18:14

[Massachusetts] Readers React to 'Smoke-Free' Breaks - Jamaica Plain, MA Patch

Jamaica Plain responds to the call for the proper disposal of cigarettes along Centre Street.
added May 26, 2013 12:50

[Asia, Australia, Japan] LETTER: Limits of planning good health

Chris Flynn (May 2 letter, “Australia’s declining smoking rate“) seems to believe I’m a shill for the local agricultural interests here in rural Kumamoto based on my opposition to tobacco restrictions.
Japan Times (jp)
added May 15, 2013 13:52

[Asia, Australia, Japan] LETTER: Secondhand smoke is the enemy

In Joseph Jaworski’s May 9 letter, “Limits of planning good health,” ... No matter how the pro-smoking lobby plays it, nobody should be subjected to toxic tobacco smoke against their will. Smoking is not illegal in Australia, but forcing nonsmokers to bre
Japan Times (jp)
added May 15, 2013 13:49
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