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[Kentucky] LETTER: FDA tobacco regulation needs review

Dear editor, My wife and I grow dark tobacco on 80 acres, and it is our sole income. Tobacco farming has allowed us to pay for our two children to attend the University of Kentucky, where our son studied agriculture. Today, he and our son-in-law, who als
Murray (KY) Ledger & Times
added Apr 15, 2017 19:20
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[New York] Letter to the Editor: On proposed T21 tobacco law

I represent the Fourth District on the Tompkins County Legislature... I would appreciate getting input prior to voting on this proposal. I represent a District with a significant percentage of 18 to 21 year olds that will be impacted by this local law.
Cornell Daily Sun
added Apr 15, 2017 15:35
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LETTER: Making a case against ban on public smoking

Is this the same WHO that repressed a 1998 study by the [IARC]...Is there a conspiracy here? As a mild smoker I wanted to find out what, if any, danger I was causing to others. I googled the subject and was overwhelmed with anti-smoking propaganda
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 14, 2017 14:54
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[Arizona] Letter: Public meetings should be held in smoke-free establishments

If the American Legion in Ash Fork, Robert Fulton Unit 57, is going to house meetings for the public, it needs to comply with Arizona law. The Smoke Free Arizona Act states smoking is prohibited in public places. Even though there are exemptions
Williams-Grand Canyon (AZ) News
added Apr 11, 2017 21:51
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[UK] 'Smoking in areas like these need to be banned' - Mercury readers react to Bradgate Park fire

Mercury readers have called for smoking to be banned in Bradgate Park after a discarded cigarette caused a blaze at the popular beauty spot. Around 100 square metres of scrubland was destroyed in the fire on Saturday afternoon.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 22:03
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: SOMASUNDARAM: Tobacco control is not just a health concern

AFTER the Deputy Health Minister announced his ministry’s plan to increase tobacco tax, comments were made that smokers would turn to illicit cigarettes... Increasing tobacco tax, implemented alongside other tobacco control programmes including education
The Star (my)
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong government’s stance on tobacco health warnings goes against WHO guidelines

If Food and Health Bureau officials genuinely wanted their health warning proposals to raise public awareness of the harm caused by smoking and of the incentives to quit, why would they insist on keeping misleading information on cigarette packets, regard
South China Morning Post
added Apr 9, 2017 18:29
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[Montana] LETTER: Smokers already pay too much

Here is something people should understand about State Senator Mary Caferro’s proposal to fund senior care by raising the state tobacco tax by $1.50 a pack.... So pay attention, Mary. It isn’t tobacco that put Grandma in a nursing home. She just got old.
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Apr 6, 2017 02:01
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[Illinois] Here's what condo associations can do about smoking in units

Without an amendment to the condominium declaration and bylaws to ban smoking in units, a condo board cannot stop a unit owner from lighting up at home. However, the board may adopt rules and regulations to limit smoke transmission between units.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 01:57
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LETTER: A voice for 'Big Tobacco'

State revenue and job retention is not a valid argument for the sale of "cancer tubes." Everyone would benefit. Don’t listen to Big Tobacco’s lackey, Patrick Fleenor.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29
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