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[New York] LETTER: KONIGSBERG: Raise the smoking age

I’m calling on my local and surrounding area legislators, both in the state Senate and Assembly, to push for a T21 bill to be put on the table. In addition I’m asking for them to reach out to their colleagues for support to see that their respective bill
Queens (NY) Chronicle
added Jun 7, 2018 22:32
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LETTER: CHAPMAN: The UK is hopelessly smitten with e-cigarettes

The English smoking cessation community has long framed smoking cessation as needing pharmacological assistance.1 Yet, awkwardly, most ex-smokers have quit without any professional or pharmaceutical assistance when they finally succeed.2 Aveyard et al w
British Medical Journal
added Jun 4, 2018 15:03
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Letter: Don’t support media that glorify smoking

Yet it is still glorified today in media — media that children are watching and learning from. The stigma must change, and reverence given to idols who smoke cigarettes must stop. I don’t want to lose any of my friends to smoking-related complications be
Elmira (NY) Star-Gazette
added Jun 2, 2018 10:34
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LETTER: Theresa Brilli: Marijuana tasting rooms would weaken Colorado's secondhand smoke protections

If signed into law by Gov. Hickenlooper, House Bill 1258 would allow marijuana shops to establish tasting rooms for people to consume marijuana on-site through electronic smoking devices. As a cancer survivor and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Net
Longmont (CO) Daily Times-Call
added May 28, 2018 13:53
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: FBR promotes spread of cancer

Blinded by their compulsion, FBR has become a source to promote cigarette sales, knowing that this would lead to death of thousands. We are a State where healthcare is low to the negligible extent.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 27, 2018 15:33
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[Georgia] Letter: Look at all we can prevent

The Georgia Cancer Center wholeheartedly endorses the proposed Smoke-Free Augusta-Richmond County Ordinance to ensure all workplaces and public buildings are smoke-free from combustible tobacco products and are liberated from the secondhand aerosol (vapo
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 27, 2018 15:30
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness of hospital smokers

On a clinic visit to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital yesterday with my grandson, recently a patient in the Schiehallion (children’s cancer) ward, we were dismayed to see smokers everywhere, and worse, many cigarette butts – we counted 30 of them
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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Ask Amy: Expectant parent worries about 'thirdhand smoke'

Share this information with your mother, and be honest with her about your concerns. Don’t present this as a nonnegotiable but more as a problem that you can mitigate together. She should be willing to change her smoking habits (i.e., always smoke outs
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 24, 2018 21:17
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[New Hampshire] LETTER: Landlords can enact no-smoking policies

In the absence of laws, there is still a simple solution. The landlord can amend the lease to prohibit smoking in and around the property. It is perfectly within the landlord’s right. The 2008 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report “The Health Consequences of In
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added May 21, 2018 18:46
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LETTER: Are some e-cigarette users “blowing smoke?”: Assessing the Accuracy of Self-Reported Smoking Abstinence in Exclusive e-cigarette Users

Recently, a study by Rubinstein et al. (2018) raised serious concerns regarding adolescents who vape e-cigarettes that also reported no tobacco cigarette use.5 In their study, self-reported e-cigarette users were found to have detectable levels of toba
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 3, 2018 19:59
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