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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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[New York] Anne Peterson: Landlord allows outdoor smoking for tenants

We own and manage 20 very nice apartments ... our leases state that the building is "smoke free." ... but someone who smokes can live there, as is the case with two of our tenants. Like everywhere else in their life, they go outside to smoke.
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jul 6, 2013 18:58
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Letter: Tobacco tax hurts Minn. businesses

With the Dayton tax plan, a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota will be nearly $3.30 a pack cheaper than they are on this side of the border. And while people are in North Dakota to buy their cigarettes, they might just happen to notice that the gas and sa
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 6, 2013 12:56
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LETTER: E-Cigarette Sales

Ballantyne Brands works hard to “self regulate” our Mistic brand, similar to the way the tobacco companies regulate their products. For example, our policy is not to market flavored products, and none of our marketing efforts are aimed at under-age consu
New York Times
added Jul 5, 2013 11:14
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Smoking Cessation, Weight Change, and Coronary Heart Disease Among Postmenopausal Women With and Without Diabetes

We used data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)5 to assess the association between smoking cessation, weight gain, and subsequent CHD risk among postmenopausal women with and without diabetes.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jul 4, 2013 23:59
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[Asia, Malaysia] LETTER: Non-smokers must be firm

It is common to see a habitual smoker simply light up a cigarette regardless of the place that he is in. Many of us are reluctant to do so, but isn't it about time we confront the smoker and say to them, "Do you mind?", especially when it is within a cle
The Star (my)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:10
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Notice too short to kick butt

During such a grace period, there should be a public education campaign by the Health Ministry, the Heart Foundation, and anti-smoking lobby groups to better sensitise the public on this cultural shift.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 29, 2013 10:30
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[Georgia] LETTER: Dump downtown smoke

It makes sense for my son, who barkeeps downtown, and the countless other people who deserve a healthy future, compromised by the bad health decisions of unfortunately too many people who smoke cigarettes. Please, do not continue the state of indoor air
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 29, 2013 09:37
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