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[Singapore] LETTER: Fight soldiers' smoking habit

I AM currently serving national service and am disturbed to see a large portion of Singapore Armed Forces personnel with the habit of smoking...the SAF would do well to lead the way towards reducing the number of smokers in Singapore and promoting health
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 22, 2014 06:30
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[UK] DEAR LUCY: The next problem: my smoking boss

A new boss has been parachuted into my department, who sits right next to me. He is a decent guy, but at least 10 times a day he goes outside for a cigarette, which is annoying if I need to ask him something. He returns with stinking clothes and breath. I
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 14:07
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[Canada] LETTERS: Two takes on e-cigarette ban

ban the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited is a sensible first step ... / Toronto Public Health should be handing out e-cigarettes for free, like they do with condoms, because they could form part of a very effective tobacco harm-reduction
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 07:27
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LETTER: Michigan needs to focus on tobacco prevention

The tobacco industry spends millions of dollars a year on sponsorships for pride events and advertising meant to make buying tobacco products seem like an expected part of LGBT identity and community....Michigan has one of the most under-funded tobacco pr
Macomb (MI) Daily
added Aug 15, 2014 14:30
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] LETTER: Tobacco giant ($$)

Philip Morris... is also suing Australia and Uruguay. These cases are taken to “investor state dispute” processes, rather than the countries’ own courts, so they will be heard in secret with no appeal. If the UK signs up to the TTIP... it too would be bo
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 14, 2014 03:09
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Round up the usual smokers

this summer, The Eagle has run three articles on smoking tobacco... The Eagle is always telling me where I can go to get a drink. Somehow, cirrhosis of the liver is not a serious worry, although second-hand smoke will get your every time.
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Aug 11, 2014 11:37
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[Colorado] LETTER: Communities right to ban e-cigarettes

We respectfully disagree with the Denver Post position that community e-cigarette bans are premature. With so little known about the health effects of unregulated e-cigarettes, we commend communities that want to exercise caution in protecting the health
Denver (CO) Post
added Aug 10, 2014 22:05
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[Texas] Letter: A single mom tells her smoke-related story

When I got home from work, I had to change clothes in the garage and shower because my son was highly allergic to the smoke on my clothes. So to answer their question, that’s what kind of single mom, or single parent, who works in a bar. One who is wil
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Aug 10, 2014 17:54
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[Australia, UK, Texas] LETTERS: The Government should not delay on introducing plain packaging

"Texas Tech" ...major sponsor appears to be the US oil co Phillips 66... Phillips 66 were sent a warning letter by the US Food and Drugs.../ "Why would a so-called professor at an obscure Texas tech college bother to write to an English paper on such a ma
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 8, 2014 16:18
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LETTER: CHAPMAN: Re: Australia sees large fall in smoking after introduction of standardised packs

Your tobacco industry correspondent G Roca is either poorly informed or engaging in the sort of misleading spin the world has witnessed from that industry for over 50 years. The fall recorded in smoking prevalence between the Australian Institute of Healt
British Medical Journal
added Aug 8, 2014 12:02
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