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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Everyone must try to stop sale of small packets

We, the Malaysian Women’s Action for Tobacco Control & Health (MyWATCH), on behalf of women, children and families, wish to tell the tobacco companies to stop bullying the Government and the Malaysian people. Kiddie packs are banned – keep it that way.
The Star (my)
added Sep 18, 2017 04:53
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[Canada] LETTER: Butt out around the hospital

People with breathing problems should not be subjected to second hand smoke at their local hospital, it just does not make sense. What will it be like after July 1 of 2018? Will patients have to put up with marijuana smoke as well on hospital grounds?
The Oshawa Express (ca)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:49
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Where are the e-cigarette regulations?

Honestly, I see nothing beneficial from this tiff over small or large packs, since it does nothing to actually benefit general public health. Instead, we need regulation for e-cigarettes and other harm-reducing products approved, not banned, if we are se
Malaysiakini (my)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Vaping is a Danger to Youth as School Begins

Thanks to the tobacco industry targeting our youth, Massachusetts has experienced an increase in vaping (use of e-cigarettes or vape pens) by young people. In my job, I speak with people throughout our region about the dangers of tobacco and about how th
Rehoboth (MA) Reporter
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] LETTER: Cigarette Ad Billboard Offensive

A billboard advertising Pacific Breeze cigarettes is prominently positioned on Hope Road... Is the public being asked to believe that the advertising agency that produced and installed the billboard, the company that commissioned and paid for it, the poli
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:33
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Tobacco convention bans sale of kiddie packs

THE Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) is a non-governmental organisation which aims to consolidate and coordinate tobacco control ... The proposal to reintroduce kiddie packs was mooted by lobbyists...to reintroduce the kiddie pack will be regr
The Star (my)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:58
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: An offence to give tobacco to those under 18

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) takes a serious view of errant retailers who sell tobacco to youngsters, as well as individuals who give tobacco to them. The HSA will not hesitate to take strict deterrent action against them.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 29, 2017 09:01
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[North Carolina] Letter: No salvation in clean air?

Where is Healthy Rowan with all of their professionals?...Here are some of the “quotes” I’ve heard from preachers, deacons, Sunday school teachers and churchgoers....“It ain’t never been proved that secondhand smoke hurts anybody.”
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Aug 27, 2017 07:31
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTERS: DOES BEING IN A PRIVATE SPACE MEAN ONE CAN DO ANYTHING ONE WISHES TO? HOW CAN WE BALANCE HAVING FREEDOM AT HOME WITH BEING CONSIDERATE TO NEIGHBOURS?

If you aren't allowed to blast loud music out of your house at 2am, why are you allowed to smoke on your balcony, where the cigarette smoke goes all over your neighbourhood?
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:01
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness on display by hospital smokers

Sir, – A few weeks ago my wife and I had the pleasure of having a baby boy in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Unfortunately he contracted an infection and had to stay in for a week. I would like to thank all the staff in the neonatal department for their e
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:23
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