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LETTER The Old Cigarette Ploy

tobacco industry’s marketing of electronic cigarettes to teenagers reminds me of the 1940s, when Big Tobacco would hire pretty girls to pass out free cigarette samples to teenagers at recess while we sat on the steps of our high school in Chicago. ’Twas
New York Times
added Sep 23, 2013 00:15
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[Washington] Smoking-cessation drug triggers violent reaction

That night he finally saw what the drug was doing to him, and he broke down and cried. He quit taking it the next day. His kidneys returned to normal within a week, and everything is back to normal. Never again will I take that drug. I almost lost the m
Seattle (WA) Times
added Sep 22, 2013 12:43
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[Iowa] LETTER: Jumer's is close, non-smoking casino

If a person wants an enjoyable time at a non-smoking casino, Jumer’s Casino in Rock Island, Ill., is a short distance down Interstate 80. It has no smoking, an affordable buffet that runs all day and daily drawings for some sort of prizes. The drive is w
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 21, 2013 16:12
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[Uae] LETTER: Smoking drivers in grave danger

I was shocked to see drivers smoking at leisure and throwing cigarette butts out on the road. The cigarettes can ignite other flammable substances, which could be disastrous for other vehicles on the road and lead to a great calamity.
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:15
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[Missouri] LETTER: HANNEGAN: Consider smoking regulations, not a ban, in St. Charles County

The St. Charles County Council should take a hard look at Councilman Joe Cronin's new public smoking ordinance ("St. Charles County discusses new proposal for smoking ban," Sept. 10). Unlike his previous proposals, this ordinance is really not a true smo
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 21, 2013 14:14
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[Europe, UK] McAVAN: Brussels right to regulate e-cigarettes

THE letter by Hugh Rogers (Yorkshire Post, September 13) was a disappointing misrepresentation of the discussion on tobacco products at present in the European Parliament. The draft Tobacco Products Directive, on which I am leading in the European Parli
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Sep 21, 2013 16:19
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LETTER: Compensation for smoke?

millions from the NFL for old head injuries, could former musicians be compensated for secondhand tobacco smoke-related injuries or illnesses from performing in bars?
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Sep 18, 2013 02:46
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[Minnesota] Reader's View: Editorial misinformed readers about e-cigarettes

The News Tribune’s Sept. 8 editorial (Our view: “Obvious danger requires fair and responsible rules”) was not just a little opinionated, it was almost entirely factually incorrect. This letter would be too long if I pointed out every error, but I will hit
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Sep 17, 2013 11:56
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Bob Suh: Tax other tobacco products same as cigarettes

Even though we have seen a decrease in cigarette smoking, we have seen an alarming increase in the use of Other Tobacco Products (OTPs) among youth. Examples of OTPs include chewing tobacco, little cigars, snus and snuff. These products do not fit under
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Sep 17, 2013 11:25
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PATT: E-cigarettes are not safe to smoke around babies

Q. My husband is a smoker and we are expecting our first baby in a few months. He is having a difficult time kicking the habit and has asked whether e-cigarettes are a safe alternative. Is second-hand smoke from an e-cigarette dangerous?
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Sep 16, 2013 23:01
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