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LETTER: 'Smoking remains the single greatest cause of preventable death in the UK'

I’m writing in response to the Mr Craner (Letters, June 13) in which he suggested that tackling smoking was futile because none of us are immortal and that tobacco taxes more than cover the costs of NHS treatment for smokers. First and foremost, smoking
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 24, 2013 13:08

[Washington] LETTER: No to public smoking

My mother, a nonsmoker, is dying of lung cancer. She was exposed to secondhand smoke from birth. So, to those smokers who think we are trying to take away your rights, it’s time for you to step back and review what your actions are doing to those around
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jun 23, 2013 16:07

[New Jersey] LETTER: Raise drinking, smoking ages? Science suggests 28

if one wanted to use science as a basis for determining the onset of privileged behaviors such as smoking and drinking then the brain development age of 28 would be the most logical since this is based on science and not on an arbitrary standard of 21 tha (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:49

[Wyoming] LETTER: Put the smoking ban back in place

Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jun 23, 2013 15:10

[Georgia] LETTER: Stop the smoke

I lost 25 percent of my lung capacity from secondhand smoke exposure working in bars and restaurants while I was in college. Many college students work in these ... I urge city leaders to make our city’s bars smoke-free to give everyone a chance at havi
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 23, 2013 11:38

[Malta] LETTER: Smell of cigarettes at health centre

at the Well Baby Clinic of the Rabat health centre. With us there were another eight parents and their babies. As soon as we entered the building, the heavy smell of cigarette smoke was evident. When I entered the lift, the smell was so strong that my so
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jun 21, 2013 12:50

[California] LETTER: Policing smoking offenders

Each time you observe people smoking where it is prohibited, send an email to Armine Jimenez at Include the name of the business and its address, along with the details of your observation. This will allow the city to take ac
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jun 21, 2013 05:30

[Louisiana] Letter: Tobacco taxes do work

research shows that every 10 percent price increase reduces youth smoking rates by 6.5 percent and overall smoking consumption by 4 percent. Young’s point concerning cigar smoking is still well taken. Many people don’t know that cigars are addictive, har
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 20, 2013 19:24

LETTER: Factors for Dental Checkups

An individual’s susceptibility to oral decay is largely influenced by personal habits such as smoking, medications that dry the mouth, or even how well you brush and floss your teeth. All of those factors influence how frequently you need to see your dent
New York Times
added Jun 19, 2013 02:39

[Canada] LETTER: Corner stores must wean themselves off tobacco

As a society we've come a long way in our efforts to reduce the harmful impact of tobacco use, specifically cigarette smoking. Tobacco use rates in Ontario and here in the city of Hamilton are declining. Manufacturing more tobacco products, making these
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jun 17, 2013 12:05
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