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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: No effective recourse from neighbours' second-hand cigarette smoke

Just as a wife who is bashed daily by her abusive husband needs protection from domestic violence before she succumbs to long-term physical injury, non-smokers need protection and a way out from their neighbours who smoke.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Non-smokers will live longer with smoking ban on alfresco eateries

our support for the announcement by Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye of the ministry’s move to gazette alfresco restaurants as no-smoking...THIS LETTER IS SIGNED BY 30 MALAYSIAN MEDICAL ORGANISATIONS
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:46
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Consider rule to ban smoking in one's apartment

I am a Housing Board flat resident who suffers from the effects of second-hand smoke from inconsiderate neighbours living below. Numerous attempts to resolve the problem have failed.
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Georgia] WALLACE: Teacher responds poorly to late student

You keep harping about the evils of smoking...Isn’t it a fact that a person who has never smoked even one cigarette and never breathed one puff of secondhand smoke could still die from lung cancer?...Yes, it is true that it’s possible for a person who has
Brunswick (GA) News (goldenisles.news)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[Indiana] LETTER: Stronger smoking ordinance good

With all the talk about Portage considering a stronger smoking ordinance I’d like to point out exactly how much it costs the taxpayers to fund the health care of tobacco users. Indiana spends $2.2 billion on health care associated with tobacco use each y
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Sep 3, 2018 15:06
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[New York] Letters: Aug. 30, 2018: Backs Tobacco 21

On Monday, Sept. 4, Essex County Legislature will vote on a very important measure: Tobacco 21. I urge them to pass this law... I urge the Essex County Board of Supervisors to stand up for the health of our youth and pass similar legislation. The tobac
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Aug 31, 2018 11:26
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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes: relax rules to help more smokers quit, say MPs

We are surprised that unproven and potentially dangerous e-cigarettes are being promoted at a time when there have been substantial cuts to successful public health services including smoking cessation services.
British Medical Journal
added Aug 30, 2018 21:14
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[Europe, UK] LETTER: Repackaging rural pursuits. And cigarettes

• As the UK will have to redesign the health warning on cigarette packets in the event of a no deal Brexit, I suggest a picture of Nigel Farage having a drag as an extreme but potentially effective image to discourage people from taking up this disgusting
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:57
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Research letter: Possible hepatotoxicity of IQOS

Given the potential for synergistic hepatotoxicity with other medications (eg, acetaminophen), alcohol and herbal supplements, the public health community should focus intense scrutiny on possible liver injury in users of IQOS and other HTPs.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 21:58
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[New York] Letter: Smoking ban been good for residents

a resident of Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority contacted me desperate for relief from the second-hand smoke that was aggravating her lungs. She had developed a pulmonary illness from being on the Critical Incident Team at Ground Zero after 9/11. S
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Aug 20, 2018 15:43
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