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[Canada] Letter: The onus is on smokers to be considerate

Outdoors, even 15 feet away (more if the breeze is right) that throat-grabbing unmistakable odour interferes with taste and breathing. As a habit that inherently disturbs others, smoking places the onus on users to smoke with understanding, sensitivity
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 15:41
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[Canada] Letter: Leave smokers alone

Supporters of the Nanny State should be careful what they wish for. “They” may be coming for you next!
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 15:41
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LETTER: DAUBE: Tobacco control has always challenged tobacco interests

As Proctor2 and many others have shown comprehensively, tobacco companies have consistently responded to research demonstrating the dangers of smoking by seeking to deny and undermine the evidence, and they have consistently opposed any action that might
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 23, 2013 03:15
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[Michigan] Letter: Cigarettes cause pain for families

I think that in Kalamazoo we should stop selling cigarettes. My grandmother died of lung cancer. My grandfather of throat cancer. I never got to meet them. This is all caused by smoking.
Kalamazoo (MI) Gazette
added Aug 21, 2013 10:02
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[Canada] Letter: Smoking is a slow form of suicide

I am also a very empathetic person and respect other people’s life decisions, good or bad. However, I feel banning smoking on terrasses could be a good idea in the long run. It would keep future generations from being influenced into smoking.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:01
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[California] LETTER: More needed to stop pot/tobacco smoking at race concerts

At last Friday’s race concerts, I watched several sheriff’s deputies stand in front of a group of smokers and do nothing. I guess they leave the no-smoking enforcement to the security hired by the fairgrounds. The security is far too sparse to be effec
Del Mar (CA) Times
added Aug 20, 2013 14:41
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[Vermont] LETTER: How we can do more

Other hospitals and organizations across the state, including community coalitions and Support Services at Home, are working with property managers and tenants to ensure a successful transition to healthy, smoke-free living. To learn more, visit the Ameri
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Aug 20, 2013 05:38
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Your Place: Smelling smoke from rowhouse next door

I recommend getting a heating and ventilation expert, who won't blame bricks, to find how the smell of smoke is coming through the walls, and save money on Band-Aid fixes ... even if the neighbor stopped smoking tomorrow, the odor is embedded in the wal
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 17, 2013 14:28
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Government is hypocritical on tobacco laws, taxes

Until the state and federal agencies have the guts to make this so-called lethal and addictive product illegal (as they should), then they need to stop penalizing smokers for using it. Or smokers should be able to sue the government for fraud and negligen
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Aug 17, 2013 14:17
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[Canada] Letter: Several good reasons to ban smoking on terrasses

Henry Aubin believes that the evidence for prohibiting smoking in “wide-open spaces ... is even thinner than on terrasses.” Not so. Science indicates that within 7 m (23 ft) of the source of second-hand smoke health is affected, especially among those wh
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 17, 2013 14:04
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