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[West Virginia] Letter: Tobacco Prevention Program zeroed out before settlement

In 1994, when I was hired by the West Virginia Tobacco Control Program... We would still be receiving that $70 million today, until 2023, if we had not sold out. Which brings me to another sad piece of news. West Virginia’s Tobacco Prevention Program, w
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: An offence to give tobacco to those under 18

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) takes a serious view of errant retailers who sell tobacco to youngsters, as well as individuals who give tobacco to them. The HSA will not hesitate to take strict deterrent action against them.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 29, 2017 09:01
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[North Carolina] Letter: No salvation in clean air?

Where is Healthy Rowan with all of their professionals?...Here are some of the “quotes” I’ve heard from preachers, deacons, Sunday school teachers and churchgoers....“It ain’t never been proved that secondhand smoke hurts anybody.”
Salisbury (NC) Post
added Aug 27, 2017 07:31
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTERS: DOES BEING IN A PRIVATE SPACE MEAN ONE CAN DO ANYTHING ONE WISHES TO? HOW CAN WE BALANCE HAVING FREEDOM AT HOME WITH BEING CONSIDERATE TO NEIGHBOURS?

If you aren't allowed to blast loud music out of your house at 2am, why are you allowed to smoke on your balcony, where the cigarette smoke goes all over your neighbourhood?
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:01
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness on display by hospital smokers

Sir, – A few weeks ago my wife and I had the pleasure of having a baby boy in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. Unfortunately he contracted an infection and had to stay in for a week. I would like to thank all the staff in the neonatal department for their e
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:23
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[Ireland] LETTER: Young people and e-cigarettes

Vaping is not a gateway to smoking, and there is no evidence to suggest that it is....the Irish Vape Vendors Association do not sell vape products to young people, but as a responsible trade association for the independent industry in Ireland, we do feel
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:32
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[Canada] LETTER: Lawsuit drags on while criminal trials dropped

Methinks it has something to do with the fact that there are two very deep pockets (government and tobacco industry) providing money to lawyers. Let’s face it, the justice system is run by lawyers (judges) and often their sons and daughters become lawyer
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 19, 2017 16:42
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[Canada] LETTER: Non-smokers deserve to breathe fresh air at home

I would like to discuss second-hand smoke in strata condominiums and non-market apartment balconies in communities across B.C., an issue that is often overlooked. Many non-smoking individuals, including families with children, the elderly and people of a
Delta Optiist (ca)
added Aug 17, 2017 15:49
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LETTER: The FDA’s new plans could just switch one form of nicotine addiction with another

As a physician who treats patients devastated by tobacco-caused lung disease, I was concerned ... Mr. Gottlieb appears willing to risk future generations of young people to nicotine addiction by granting Big Tobacco free rein to hook children on e-cigare
Washington Post
added Aug 10, 2017 03:50
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[Kentucky] LETTER: Death by smoking saves money

Smokers reduce health care costs by billions of dollars by dying younger. Chesney ignores that thousands of small farmers in Kentucky and North Carolina in the U.S
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Aug 10, 2017 03:36
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