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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking versus vaping: which one is more harmful?

A: When it comes to the debate of smoking versus vaping, the one that wins is often just the lesser of two evils. Vaping involves the inhalation of vapourized e-cigarette liquid which consists of water, nicotine, a base of propylene glycol or vegetable
AsiaOne (sg)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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[Montana] LETTER: FERN: Taxing Tobacco

I too was hammered by e-mails mainly from users of vape products. Many said that they would have to go back to smoking if such a tax was implemented. I think the Big Tobacco/vaping industry orientation might have fallen short on logic to some of their st
Flathead Beacon (Kalispell, MT)
added May 30, 2017 21:20
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The Ethicist: Should You Expose a Charity That Exploits Its Employees?

Given the steep price of cigarettes, would it have been unfriendly of me to offer my unused cigarettes to someone who couldn’t afford them? Seriously? Propping up the price of cigarettes is a good thing, because it discourages their consumption. The C.D.
New York Times
added May 24, 2017 22:16
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The proliferation of ‘We Sell Tobacco Here’ signs at the point-of-sale of tobacco retailers in Melbourne, Australia

are permitted to display an optional A4-size sign stating ‘We Sell Tobacco Here’.2 While exposure to antismoking signage at the POS has been associated with quitting interest,3 other POS features that signal the availability of tobacco when these products
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2017 15:42
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Toxic chemicals from cigarettes remain toxic in secondhand smoke

Dear Mayo Clinic: Is secondhand cigarette smoke dangerous to my health? A: The short answer to your question is yes, secondhand smoke is dangerous. Secondhand smoke — also known as environmental tobacco smoke — is a combination of the smoke coming from
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added May 18, 2017 01:20
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Smoking neighbours killing fresh sea air

Nine years ago, we moved from a double-storey house to an apartment... To add salt to the wound, just a month ago, another new expatriate moved into the unit right below ours. And he too puffs away on the balcony like nobody’s business.
The Star (my)
added May 10, 2017 15:59
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[Texas] LETTER: Tobacco's other big losers

Vela was mistaken...to think the only group that will lose out if the law raising the age to buy tobacco is passed is the tobacco companies. Our congressmen and senators who support government subsidies for tobacco farming and receive large contributions
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added May 9, 2017 21:06
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LETTER: Friday Mailbag: A Columnist Has a Fiery Debut and Another Goes Missing

Couldn’t an argument be made...that the NYTimes should have hired a Philip Morris-friendly, full-time columnist to tell us tobacco smoking was safe? Couldn’t that columnist argue he was open to changing his mind over time, but until then, he would take a
New York Times
added May 5, 2017 13:00
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[New York, Virginia] LETTER: COD, May 5, 2017: Cigarette smuggling not our problem

Locking away poor and desperate people, as the vast majority of those caught in this net are, for making what would otherwise be a lawful purchase here in Virginia on behalf of another state is a bad deal for all Virginians.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 9, 2017 20:46
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Don’t be fooled, e-cigarettes a health hazard

As a pediatrician at a busy Newark clinic, I ask my teenage patients whether they drink alcohol, take drugs or smoke cigarettes. This question doesn’t always elicit an honest response, but lately, my teen patients don’t hesitate to volunteer information
Parsippany (NJ) Daily Record
added Apr 29, 2017 02:41
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