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[Michigan] Letter: Second-hand marijuana odors

I went to my doctor in Tecumseh. Upon entering the waiting room I was hit smack in the face with the reeking smell of marijuana...my granddaughter’s eyes watering as we sat there. We both have asthma so this really triggered things...have common sense. C
Adrian (MI) Daily Telegram
added Mar 3, 2018 17:18
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: Will e-cigarettes see Hong Kong side with science or fearmongering on tobacco use?

Policymakers elsewhere should be mindful that rejection of reduced health risk because of inadequate evidence does not automatically prove that the product is as harmful as traditional cigarettes. Unfortunately, the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health
South China Morning Post
added Feb 28, 2018 17:40
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[Maryland] LETTER: Raising age to legally buy tobacco promotes disrespect of the law

As a public health professional, I have to disagree with The Baltimore Sun....and my more orthodox public health colleagues... To come now and say to young adults that “you are old enough now to do all the above adult activities, except drink alcohol and
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 24, 2018 14:04
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Don't make a case for vaping

Do we need to study the habit for a few decades just to simply produce concrete evidence that chronic vaping causes irreparable harm, when there are so many precedents that show addiction and chronic abuse are almost always detrimental to health?
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:28
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[Idaho] Cheers and jeers: Feb. 20, 2018

Jeers to the “vaping fad” and the filthy cigarette smokers! It’s bad enough being subject to ignorant people’s second-hand smoke, now we also have to be subject to second-hand vapors from disrespectful, silly-looking people who think they are “cool” suck
Idaho Press-Tribune
added Feb 20, 2018 00:13
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[Florida] How far can condominium board go in regulating smoking?

if an association wishes to ban smoking within the units, the governing documents must be amended to include this specific prohibition within the nuisance clause. Although amendment procedures may vary from association to association, the declarations nee
TCPalm.com
added Feb 12, 2018 06:43
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LETTER: Child Farm Workers

An effort by the Obama administration to update them was snuffed out by House conservatives, who never saw a regulation they liked. The proposal would have restricted the operation of heavy equipment, protected migrant teenagers from picking tobacco unpr
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2018 05:38
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[Samoa] LETTER: A half-hearted attempt

What a joke, Samoa is also on W.H.O’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2005, there’s Tobacco Control Act 2008 and Tobacco Control Regulation 2013 but still they build a cigarette factory in 2016. It’s double dipping by the cash strapped governmen
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:32
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[Africa, Kenya] LETTER: CS Balala is wrong on shisha, its harm negates tourism revenue

Balala has called for the revocation of the shisha ban by the Health ministry... Other East African countries — Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda — have already banned shisha. It is in order that Kenya follows suit to prevent cross-border impediments to succes
Daily Nation (ke)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:51
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LETTER: LIBERMAN: Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

Yach cited a 2012 article of mine as the sole reference for his assertion that ‘most development agencies, international research bodies, and regional development banks are stepping back from commitments made during the FCTC negotiations’. My paper provid
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:31
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