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[Asia] LETTER: ‘Big Tobacco’ is at it again in Japan

But “Big Tobacco” uses the same playbook everywhere — it hides in the shadows and lets more respected players serve as its advocate. JT and its industry friends are surely the real players on this stage — they’re just staying out of sight, again.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 24, 2017 17:42
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[Minnesota] Letter to the editor: North Dakota fortunate to have BreathND

I am CEO of Minnesota’s tobacco prevention organization Clear-Way Minn. I am writing to urge North Dakota lawmakers to continue funding BreatheND... ClearWay Minnesota has been around longer than BreatheND, so we can illustrate what comes from a long-ter
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 21, 2017 21:06
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Numbers provide little relief to non-smokers

It makes little sense to say that smoking is prohibited in more than 32,000 premises and that the NEA issued about 19,000 enforcements last year, as there is no basis to compare how effective it is in stopping smoking in prohibited places.
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10
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[North Carolina] Edith Lank: Worried About Transfer on Death

Do you think a lawsuit against secondhand smoke would be a success? .... I’m not a lawyer, so I’ll just send you my sympathy. Perhaps some readers will have advice. Beyond that, my only suggestion would be to sell
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Feb 19, 2017 21:31
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[Hawaii] LETTER: Tighten up secondhand smoke law

My condominium is in a complex that has two- and three- stacked units with common air handling vents in the bathrooms....The law needs to be amended to include multi-unit buildings with common air handling, regardless if they are publicly or privately own
West Hawaii Today
added Feb 19, 2017 16:14
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Agencies each have role in tobacco fight

contact your legislators and ask them to vote yes on Senate Bill 2024, allowing BreatheND to continue the work needed so today’s youth might be the first tobacco-free generation.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 19, 2017 01:13
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[Oklahoma] Letter to the editor: Second-hand smokers need helping hand

Oklahoma has a poor rating in regard to overall health...Our governor, before her re-election, promised to address this issue during this term. To date, I am unaware of any accomplishment. She has given lip service to an attempt to raise the cigarette tax
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 18, 2017 21:53
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[Washington] Letter: Smoking bill would be costly

Washington voters already spoke loudly and clearly by passing the smoke-free law. Ask your representatives to vote “no” on Bill 1919 to prevent cancer, save lives and save money.
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 17, 2017 21:17
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Ban has not stopped smoking in public places

Unfortunately, without more effective policing and enforcement, the Act that prohibits smoking in certain places is useless. Smokers continue to smoke in public toilets or corridors, and no one is doing anything about it. Non-smokers are exposed to secon
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 12, 2017 21:10
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[New York] Real estate: STAR tax break OK for sibling co-owners

Dear Edith...Do you think a lawsuit against secondhand smoke would be a success? Our goal isn't to make anyone quit smoking, just the ability to enjoy our porch and condo...my only suggestion would be to sell. That brings up the question of whether you’
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Mar 3, 2017 13:04
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