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[California] Letter: Tobacco study reveals stores targeting youth

I am a member of the Youth Tobacco Advocacy and Policy Project. In 2016, my peers and we conducted a survey in San Pablo... There are 28 stores selling tobacco within 1,000 feet of one of the nine schools in San Pablo. Menthol cigarettes, cheap flavored
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 10, 2018 17:55

[New York] LETTER: E-cigarettes are really not better

Our efforts should include educating youth about the harms of products like electronic delivery systems, and how the tobacco industry uses manipulative marketing tactics to get people to use them. Public Health Solutions has programs like NYC Smoke-Free
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Aug 7, 2018 17:59

Letter: Ban on smoking by Corrections good for all West Virginians

The West Virginia Division of Corrections’ Jim Rubenstein needs to be applauded for having the ethical fortitude to ban the dangerous drug tobacco in 2008. He moved our state into the 21st century with his progressive forward thinking. The cost to taxpa
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2018 20:36

[Canada] LETTER: City of Peterborough has always led with smoking laws

After years of research and based on the best available science, the province was poised to further protect residents from secondhand smoke and vapour by including e-cigarettes and medicinal cannabis in the provincial law, but that was put 'on pause' whe
Peterborough (Ont) Examiner (ca)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:14

[Alaska] LETTER: Tanana Valley State Fair takes a healthy stance

This year, thanks to the leadership of the Tanana Valley State Fair board of directors, the smell of secondhand smoke will no longer be part of the fair. Thank you to the Tanana Valley State Fair board of directors for adopting a smoke-free policy that p
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Aug 15, 2018 15:07

WALLACE: If you prefer smoking, dump him

Dear Smoker: It turns out that he is making you choose between a smoking habit and him. Don’t let your pride get in the way. If you care for him and would consider living with him for the rest of your life, do your best to find a way to stop smoking. If
Brunswick (GA) News (
added Jul 26, 2018 12:03

[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Cigarette smokers are trashing scenic bayfront: Letters to the editor

I often think when we go down to the bayfront that if the city would invest in some smoker poles, maybe we wouldn’t have as many cigarette butts littering the area. But then I think that maybe if the smokers were responsible and respectful of our beautif
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57

[UK] LETTER: Beware tobacco firm’s Trojan horses

. In our view, PMI is desperate to claim it is the critical element in reducing the harm caused by its own products and will no doubt use any link to the NHS to further its lobbying and marketing. Enabling it to co-opt the NHS would be a betrayal of every
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Iowa] LETTER: Reader responds to Sullivan's column

The Koch brothers brand of libertarianism holds that if one’s freely chosen behavior cannot be shown to harm others, then regulating it is wrong.... I would argue that we need to consider much more than life-threatening harm to others when deciding how to
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 24, 2018 20:50
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[Montana] LETTER: Tobacco industry should pay share

Tobacco products have had a devastating effect on my support for the Healthy Montana Initiative, I-185... The tobacco industry has infiltrated our lives, homes and communities for decades. It’s time it pays its fair share so that 100,000 Mont
The Missoulian
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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