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LETTER: The surgeon general who raised the alarm on smoking

started this nation’s government — and the rest of the world — on the path to warning the public about the hazards of smoking, limiting advertising for cigarettes, increasing taxes on cigarettes and researching the effects of secondhand smoke. And by the
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2017 22:05
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Protect HDB residents from second-hand smoke too

Unlike the pedestrians in Orchard Road, HDB tenants are unable to "cross the road" to avoid the harmful fumes that enter their homes. I live in a HDB flat. The occupants in the flat directly below mine are heavy smokers and use the balcony to smoke. A
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 6, 2017 17:00
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[Illinois] Letter: Watch your butts; keep R.I. parks beautiful

The Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department has committed to placing signs around playgrounds in most of the city’s parks to bring awareness of smoking around children. The aim of the initiative is to encourage a smoke-free surrounding for children o
The Dispatch
added Jul 3, 2017 14:51
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[Louisiana] Letters: Support smoke-free ordinance

As a representative of Louisiana’s entertainment industry, let me give an enthusiastic vote of support for the proposed smoke-free ordinance for Baton Rouge. I’m a full-time musician. Like all young entertainers, I had to take work wherever I could. Man
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jul 3, 2017 14:41
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[Michigan] KONIGSBERG: Letters to the Editor: Editorial missed mark

“Change in age to purchase tobacco is very bad idea” indicates to me your editorial board’s thinking is absurd...teens...rely on their friends aged 18-20 to buy cigarettes for them. A 2001 published report indicates that 90 percent of persons buying cigar
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jul 2, 2017 14:14
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[UK] LETTERS: Friday, June 30, 2017

The Yorkshire Evening Post used the tenth anniversary of the smoking ban to ask readers if they thought smoking should be banned outdoors. Here’s what you told us: Barbara Bell I don’t smoke – I gave up the cigs decades ago but what harm are they doing to
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:19
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[Oregon] Does smoking pot lead to lung cancer?

Q: Does smoking marijuana cause lung cancer the way smoking cigarettes does? It’s still unclear whether smoking pot increases the risk for developing lung cancer. Hard data on the risks of marijuana smoking have been hard to come by because, until recen
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jun 25, 2017 22:43
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An Open Letter to Newly Named FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

I am writing you on behalf of a small, artisanal industry—the handmade cigar industry...They fear extinction...The Obama Administration moved control of the cigar industry to the FDA, and after years of threats and uncertainty the FDA has shackled the cig
Cigar Aficionado
added Jun 25, 2017 13:26
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[Minnesota] Letter: In the pocket of Big Tobacco

Why did Reps. Dave Baker and Tim Miller and Sen. Andrew Lang vote in favor of the big tobacco companies and against the health of our children? These three Republicans each voted at least twice to follow the wishes of Big Tobacco to freeze the tobacco t
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[Montana] LETTER: Vaping pollutes indoor air

The RiverStone Board of Health is considering a new rule on top of our existing Clean Indoor Air Act to prohibit e-cigarette use wherever smoking is also not allowed...I strongly urge the board to pass this rule.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jun 24, 2017 18:18
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