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Dear Abby: Money spent to keep kids from smoking is no bribe

Dear Abby: I was surprised to see you equate a concerned grandmother’s creative solution to smoking with bribery ... Oh me, oh my, did I get clobbered for my response to that letter. Out of the hundreds of letters and emails received, only one person agre
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added May 23, 2013 02:41
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[Canada] Letter: Ban smoking on terrasses

Smoking needs to be banned in terrasses as much as it is in restaurants and cafés. It’s a travesty of justice that non-smokers are forced to consume smokers’ fumes just because they like to spend time in terrasses.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 24, 2013 11:59
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Why quit smoking at an older age?

A. In my patients who are smokers, one of the biggest obstacles to quitting is their belief that they've already damaged their body and quitting won't reverse that damage. I tell them that many careful studies have shown that their thinking is wrong. In
Chicago Tribune
added May 23, 2013 03:49
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[South Carolina] LETTERS: Smoke gets in neighborhood's eyes

As a 20-year resident of Halsey Street and a graduate of MUSC, I feel sad that MUSC and Roper Hospital have elected to turn Cannon Park and its adjacent streets into an ashtray for their employees and contractors who smoke.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 18, 2013 22:51
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[New York] LETTER: Smoking Around Kids Should Be Criminal

With so many smoke free zones in this country, I think there should be more laws on the books regarding this, especially around kids. It should be criminal to smoke around them period, especially in automobiles. It's bad enough to run into smoke at the s
Jamestown (NY) Post-Journal
added May 18, 2013 21:32
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[Virginia] LETTER: Are smokers not considered citizens?

Your editorial hits the mark. Adult smokers are a minority of the population and, while that makes them easy targets for a tax increase, it doesn’t make it right to saddle a small percentage of those served by the town with the lion’s share of a bill fro
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 17, 2013 10:27
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[Asia, Australia, Japan] LETTER: Secondhand smoke is the enemy

In Joseph Jaworski’s May 9 letter, “Limits of planning good health,” ... No matter how the pro-smoking lobby plays it, nobody should be subjected to toxic tobacco smoke against their will. Smoking is not illegal in Australia, but forcing nonsmokers to bre
Japan Times (jp)
added May 15, 2013 13:49
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[Pennsylvania] Letter: Doctors, please help fight smoking policy

I live at 1 West Penn Street in Carlisle. ... I am now asking for local doctors to help and the use of their expert opinion in fighting our second-hand smoke issue. Please contact the housing authority acknowledging how second-hand smoke can affect our
Carlisle (PA) Sentinel
added May 15, 2013 09:48
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[New York] Letter: Cigarettes are causing more harm than guns

smoking is responsible for 443,000 deaths annually; 49,000 related to exposure to secondhand smoke. Daily, more than 3,800 people under 18 years of age start smoking. That’s more than 1 million future victims. Annually, smoking-related illnesses cost all
Buffalo (NY) News
added May 14, 2013 17:24
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[Asia, Malaysia] LETTER: Dealing with second-hand smoke is hard

I am also worried about his health, but my husband thinks it's not a big deal. He thinks we are nagging and are trying to control him. So how are we going to say no to second-hand smoke? We can't even get our loved ones to quit. What more with other pe
The Star (my)
added May 14, 2013 05:09
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