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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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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Teach teens to say no to smoking

The best way to stop them is to educate the younger generation on the dangers of smoking. It is equally important to progressively dismantle the environment that encourages smoking and other addictive socialising activities.
The Star (my)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Smuggled cigarettes pose greater risks to health

At the same time, the government needs also to come out with a plan to deal with the outcome of their proposed plan. This is because, any drastic increase of the cigarette price will ultimately give rise to another problem, namely the high demand for ill
The Star (my)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28
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[Canada] Ask Amy: Boss in small office feels smoked-out

one employee admitted that she took great pains not to smell of cigarettes prior to her interview..../ If you are contractually able to, you should ban smoke breaks. This will cut way down on the impact to you (though they can still smoke before work and
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 1, 2017 22:05
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Back rules up with tough enforcement

THE latest government proposal to increase the age limit for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21 years old should be seen as a positive step in our country’s continuous effort to clamp down on underage smokers as well as to stop our youngsters from becoming
The Star (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[Minnesota] Letter: Senjem 'carrying water' for tobacco industry

our state senator, Dave Senjem, is again carrying the water for the tobacco industry. Sen. Senjem is the sponsor of two bills in the Minnesota Senate which, if passed, will take us in the opposite and wrong direction. Senate File 1051 would completely e
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43
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