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[Minnesota] LETTER: STOPPING SMOKING

Minnesota will be the only state in the nation without a state-run quit-plan free to the uninsured. A quit-line is a crucial element for addressing tobacco-related health disparities. Funding for the tobacco cessation helpline would cost $3 million a year
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Apr 26, 2017 12:52
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LETTER: E-Vapor Regulation

We support the bipartisan Cole-Bishop legislation mentioned in your editorial because it maintains the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate e-vapor products while also preserving the ability for us and thousands of other companies to create innovative products
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2017 14:25
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LETTER: Dear Chairmen Cochran and Frelinghuysen and Ranking Members Leahy and Lowey:

As negotiations continue on the fiscal year 2017 appropriations bills, we urge you to oppose inclusion of either of two policy riders originally included in a House Appropriations Committee’s bill that would weaken FDA’s authority to oversee tobacco pro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Sellers are overburdened with tobacco regulations

I have been a manager at a business that sells tobacco products for over 27 years and have never been cited for selling such products to anyone underage. Regardless, in June, I will have to go online for two hours and "learn" how to sell tobacco products,
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Apr 20, 2017 23:44
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LETTER: Reader's View: Tobacco lobby threatens Minnesota's youth

This legislative session there are 13 paid tobacco lobbyists at the Capitol looking to lower the price of tobacco products in our state... Currently, the House omnibus tax bill includes measures to benefit Big Tobacco by repealing the tobacco tax inflat
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 15:05
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[Canada] LETTERS: April 18: Where there’s smoke, there’s marijuana.

Now I am very worried that when pot is fully legalized, the smell will be everywhere. I presume there will be limitations similar to using alcohol, but that won’t be enough to keep the smell out of my airwaves. I’m fine with pot being legalized. I just
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:33
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[Alaska] LETTER: Youths turn to e-cigarettes, lured by industry's candy flavoring

As a leader in an Alaskan Native youth dance group that promotes positive and healthy choices, I'm excited ...Their latest tactic is to market candy-flavored products like e-cigarettes and cigars that come in flavors like Mountain Dew, Orange Creamsicle,
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 22, 2017 13:03
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[Kentucky] LETTER: FDA tobacco regulation needs review

Dear editor, My wife and I grow dark tobacco on 80 acres, and it is our sole income. Tobacco farming has allowed us to pay for our two children to attend the University of Kentucky, where our son studied agriculture. Today, he and our son-in-law, who als
Murray (KY) Ledger & Times
added Apr 15, 2017 19:20
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[New York] Letter to the Editor: On proposed T21 tobacco law

I represent the Fourth District on the Tompkins County Legislature... I would appreciate getting input prior to voting on this proposal. I represent a District with a significant percentage of 18 to 21 year olds that will be impacted by this local law.
Cornell Daily Sun
added Apr 15, 2017 15:35
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LETTER: Making a case against ban on public smoking

Is this the same WHO that repressed a 1998 study by the [IARC]...Is there a conspiracy here? As a mild smoker I wanted to find out what, if any, danger I was causing to others. I googled the subject and was overwhelmed with anti-smoking propaganda
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 14, 2017 14:54
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