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[California] LETTER: DUBLIN: Does not take tobacco money

by Jim Knox of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, I was mentioned as accepting campaign funds from a tobacco company. My campaign does not and will not accept funds from tobacco companies. This is a policy I had in place during my campaign
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 25, 2015 09:43
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Research letter / Is the illicit cigarette market really growing? The tobacco industry's misleading math trick

A growing body of evidence suggests that estimates of the illicit cigarette trade levels presented in the industry-commissioned reports are often inflated. Another tactic used by the tobacco industry to exaggerate the scope of the illicit cigarette trade
Tobacco Control
added May 23, 2015 14:31
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[Minnesota] LETTER: New billboards raise important issue

We have been enjoying the health benefits of smoke-free bars and restaurants in Minnesota since 2007. Now it’s time to turn our attention to our homes. Single-family homes and apartment buildings should all be smoke-free, for the health of our children.
Lakefield (MN) Standard
added May 23, 2015 12:09
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[Asia-pacific, Uruguay, USA] LETTERS: In the Heat of the Pacific Trade Battle

--TPP is not about free trade.... it is a corporate giveaway / --Investor-State Dispute Settlement accords are already included in many bilateral trade agreements, and we know what they bring — a Philip Morris suit against Uruguay for $25 million for the
New York Times
added May 22, 2015 12:37
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[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: E-cigarettes don't promote smoking

As a director for Fontem Ventures, an e-cigarette manufacturer, I agree with Dr McBride that stopping children from smoking is a "public health priority"....no scientific evidence to support the assertion that e-cigarettes "normalise smoking", or that the
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2015 11:25
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[Nevada] LETTER: Blocking smoking bill bolsters freedom

I have rarely been prouder of my old plumber, Ira Hansen, than when I read in the RGJ that he may hold up passage of UNR President Johnson’s bill to prohibit smoking on the UNR campus [“Assembly Republicans skeptical of college smoking ban,” News, April
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added May 15, 2015 10:02
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[Asia-pacific, USA] Letter: Trans-Pacific trade deal is bad for country, workers

benefit is Big Tobacco...Philip Morris, Lorillard and other tobacco firms to sue the member governments in cases involving product packaging and advertising, resulting in the dissolution of the very laws that we have used for nearly 20 years to drive down
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added May 13, 2015 12:37
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[Missouri] LETTER: Now show me you can quit, St. Louis

The calls, feedback and outpouring of interest we heard during Smoking Cessation Awareness Week was clear — St. Louisans want to quit... It’s clear most smokers want to quit, and the resources and support are out there — so now is the time to step up, ac
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 9, 2015 13:14
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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes are creating the next generation of addicts

I note from The BMJ (2015;350:h2083) that e-cigarette use has tripled in middle and high school students in the United States from 2013 to 2014. This makes clear the intentions of the companies that market these products. More of the American school stud
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added May 7, 2015 14:52
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LETTER: Gasp: The FDA Must Regulate E-Cigarettes

The article “Rules of the Game: Take Deep Breath, Try to Vaporize Rival”...fails to address public-health concerns surrounding e-cigarette use, and instead glorifies competitive vaping as the newest entrant in the extreme-sports category. This is extreme
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 6, 2015 20:37
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