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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: What exactly is a public space?

I do not wish to oppose what is essentially a good law. However, as a smoker, I would like a precise definition of what is deemed a public space. Should I be smoking on the street, which is owned by Government, would I be smoking in a public space and c
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 28, 2013 14:57
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[North Carolina] Letter: Tobacco

The settlement dollars went up in smoke years ago and smokers will put their dollars up in smoke to pay for the whole mess for years to come. The silliness of this whole scenario is obvious.
New Bern (NC) Sun-Journal
added Jun 28, 2013 14:16
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[UK] LETTER: 'People ignored are the non-smokers who have to put up with this anti-social behaviour'

Mr Craner stated that it wasn’t ‘immoral’ to smoke and while I wouldn’t disagree with that statement, I would have to say that actually allowing your cigarette smoke to blow anywhere is immoral
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:16
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[Italy] GLANTZ: Italian e-cig study does not support the conclusion that e-cigarettes stimulate smoking cessation

Thus, combining the fact that there is not a non-e-cigarette control group and correcting the statistics means that the appropriate conclusion to draw about quitting smoking based on these data is that the level of nicotine in the e-cigarette (including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 4, 2013 03:04
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[Alabama] LETTER: Smoke-free ordinance makes sense

City Council President Johnny Witherington introduced an ordinance that would make all workplaces smoke-free. The ordinance proposed by Mr. Witherington would strengthen an existing, but weak, ordinance passed in 2006.
Troy (AL) Messenger
added Jun 27, 2013 10:42
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Smoking will affect many

The smoking ban was not repealed but amended. There were other misconceptions in this article as well. The amendments to this ordinance do not just affect a few people as was stated, or does it just affect four or five bars in Casper that want to go back
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jun 24, 2013 17:01
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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
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[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
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[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
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:49
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Put the smoking ban back in place

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