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[California] LETTER: Smoking laws need to be enforced

The Fresh Air Ordinance for the city of Glendale is a joke because I have been imploring Neighborhood Services to enforce the ordinance against my violating neighbors for nearly three years. The key is enforcement since smokers obviously know that the ord
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jul 14, 2013 00:01
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Shame on Holloway

It takes a lot of nerve for a bossy, righteous would-be "community organizer", who has never been in the service, much less combat, to have the nerve to tell a combat veteran he can't have a smoke and a beer with his service buddies in a private club rese
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jul 16, 2013 03:53
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LETTER: CALIFANO/SULLIVAN: Ban Menthol Cigarettes, 2 Ex-Cabinet Secretaries Say

Your July 1 editorial about the Obama administration’s leaving in regulatory “purgatory” a host of federal rules to protect the public doesn’t mention an important rule: banning menthol as a flavor in cigarettes. Menthol is the most deadly tobacco flavor
New York Times
added Jul 9, 2013 11:14
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[Australia] LETTER: Packer's collateral damage: non-smokers' health, others' creeds

So much for work health and safety. So much for public health. So much for Australia's and NSW's commitment under international treaty to protect all people from tobacco smoke - that's ''all'', not ''all except gamblers and casino employees''. For the rec
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 9, 2013 05:30
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Define 'Public Spaces' For Smoking Ban

It should be obvious that these areas do not include bars and nightclubs, because these are areas that are for adults who engage in smoking and other activities.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 9, 2013 05:40
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[Canada] LETTER: Give smokers a break

I was employed in the industry for more than 28 years. Not once was the industry's aim to endorse smoking to those who were not of legal age or in areas that were prohibited by law. In my opinion, smoking is no more of a health risk than drinking, gambl
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:06
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[Missouri] LETTER: Springfield leading the way on colleges , universities that limit or ban smoking

Your sentiment regarding the smoking ban is shared by me and many others. Thank you for saying what so many are thinking. Personally, I wish you had gone a bit further.
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Jul 7, 2013 11:40
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Dr. Zorba Paster: Nicotine gum is safer than tobacco

The bottom line is: We know unequivocally that gum is safer than tobacco. Now regarding that pesky FDA mandated label implying “thou shall not use it for more than 3 months or else.” Are you really worried that some government gumshoe agent with an FDA
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 7, 2013 11:17
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[North Dakota] Letter: REP. THORESON: Use all anti-tobacco strategies

Several weeks ago, a letter from Dr. Eric Johnson appeared in The Forum in which Johnson made inaccurate accusations regarding a resolution I introduced in the 2013 North Dakota Legislature aimed at reducing the risk of death and disease among smokers. By
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 7, 2013 11:11
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[Canada] LETTER: Cheers for hospital crackdown on smoking

On behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society, we welcome the news that the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) is committed to increasing enforcement of its smoke-free policy. The Canadian Cancer Society has been leading the fight against ca
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:43
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