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LETTER: LISS: Raising the Cigarette Tax

Gail Collins writes (column, June 6) that President Obama’s plan to strengthen early childhood learning with a tobacco tax increase needs a “groundswell” of public demand. I agree: all Americans should urge their members of Congress to pass this.
New York Times
added Jun 13, 2013 09:58
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[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
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Tear down that tobacco billboard

Last week, the world celebrated World No Tobacco Day. We did so at the Smokefree Action Coalition in Spanish Town where we have the first smoke-free square in the Caribbean. Two days later, Carreras erected a large billboard.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 14, 2013 18:58
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Inquirer Letters Extra: Revel policy's foul smell

Nobody should be forced to risk their health - or their life - because they're trying to earn an honest wage. It is clear smoke-free casino policies do not hurt gaming. In 2012, New York's smoke-free Resorts World Racino was the nation's leader in slot r
Philly blogs
added Jun 10, 2013 20:18
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Groominations: SMOKE ALARM

Unfortunately, our wedding planner seems to be a smoker. When I met her she had such a nicotine wreath that I almost gagged. Can I say something?
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 10, 2013 11:20
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[Malaysia] LETTER: Smokers can be civic-minded, too

After he was done, he took out a cigarette pack from his pocket and put the used butt in it. He then put the box in his pocket and walked away. I think he must be the only smoker in the country who does that. Many smokers would just throw their cigarett
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:54
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[Virginia] LETTER: Smokers get no sympathy here for higher tax

It’s not just about smokers and the extra tax they have to pay. They harm others with their actions, just as we are all in danger if someone chooses to drink and drive. People in the Roanoke Valley are trying to feed their children, heat their homes and
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jun 7, 2013 10:23
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[Nevada] LETTER: Don't blame state for smokers' health

articles like this headlining Nevada as “unhealthy” don’t help. It’s not right to imply the fault is in the state, especially when the health issues are driven by personal choices that would be ameliorated by just quitting smoking and going for a walk.
Las Vegas Sun
added Jun 7, 2013 10:13
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[Washington] LETTER: YWCA smoke gets in your eyes

Out of 75 women on floors six through eight are a handful who choose not to smoke ... How is this situation empowering women? Most of us living at the YWCA are not there by choice; we are there because we are in the grips of poverty due to having been m
Real Change
added Jun 6, 2013 11:09
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[Indiana] LETTER: Indy's ban on electronic cigarettes is absurd

I informed her that smoke/fog machines in nightclubs in Indy are simply a larger version of my “e-cig” but are allowed without issue. Any reasonable person can see the absurdity of that, but sadly reason is not a prerequisite for office.
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jun 5, 2013 17:20
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