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[New York] Letter: Cigarettes are causing more harm than guns

smoking is responsible for 443,000 deaths annually; 49,000 related to exposure to secondhand smoke. Daily, more than 3,800 people under 18 years of age start smoking. That’s more than 1 million future victims. Annually, smoking-related illnesses cost all
Buffalo (NY) News
added May 14, 2013 17:24
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[Asia, Malaysia] LETTER: Dealing with second-hand smoke is hard

I am also worried about his health, but my husband thinks it's not a big deal. He thinks we are nagging and are trying to control him. So how are we going to say no to second-hand smoke? We can't even get our loved ones to quit. What more with other pe
The Star (my)
added May 14, 2013 05:09
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LETTER: Why jury found tobacco companies partly responsible for smoker’s death.

As a member of the jury, I would like to respond. … When we speak of responsibility, if you are a company selling an unusually dangerous product, designed to addict when used as directed, shouldn’t that come with some shared responsibility? At least towa
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added May 13, 2013 02:58
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Electronic cigarettes may be bad for your health - A column by Drs. Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz

We think smokeless electronic cigarettes threaten the progress that's been made in helping people get free of nicotine and tobacco. E-cigs deliver pure nicotine to the lungs. And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that, if people start
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added May 13, 2013 02:54
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[Texas] Letter: Smoking ban logic goes up in flames

Why should the government tell them how to care for their food and drink, but also allow them to expose their staff and customers to cigarette smoke? The editorial staff of the Amarillo Globe-News should either use better logic or stay out of the argume
Amarillo (TX) Globe-News
added May 13, 2013 04:21
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[Canada] LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: Smoke and mirrors

The exact same criticism could and must be made of Canada's major tobacco firms. Their products may be legal but they knowingly sell deadly poison to consumers and that is both criminal and immoral. But, of course, Mr. Grant can't make the connection bec
Windsor (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 11, 2013 13:44
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[Florida] Reservation for nonsmoking room should have been honored

This is a clearcut case of a hotel offering a product and failing to deliver. But things aren't always so defined. I checked into a Hampton Inn in Van Buren, Ark., recently, and had a nonsmoking room, but it was on a smoking floor. When my kids walked int
Everett (WA) Herald
added May 11, 2013 13:42
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[California] LETTER: Change needed in Glendale apartment smoking laws

Would the members of the Glendale City Council wake up on May 14 and recognize the need for a multi-unit residential amendment to Glendale's Fresh Air Ordinance -- one that will protect the city's nonsmoking apartment/condo tenants from inter-unit drifti
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added May 11, 2013 12:54
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[Canada] LETTER: POVAH: Big tobacco will make a buck no matter cost to society

Bearing in mind, of course, that it has been clearly established that, in some cases, the “legal” tobacco industry has actually, and intentionally, fuelled the contraband market. If there’s a buck to be made, big tobacco will do it, no matter the cost t
Windsor (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 10, 2013 15:50
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[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
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