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Carolyn Hax: How to gently butt out of Grandma’s smokin’ Christmas

You decide what’s meaningful and doable for your family and plant your own flag. Maybe you envisioned that transition for a distant someday, but finding new clarity in a defiant smoker’s cloud is nothing to apologize for.
The Washington Post
added Nov 25, 2015 16:38
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[Australia] LETTERS: Philip Morris should not be interfering with Uruguay’s public health legislation

the burden of proof should be on PMI to demonstrate that it is not a legitimate public health measure to ban the advertising of tobacco and otherwise limit its sale (all tobacco, on a non-discriminatory basis) instead of challenging the Uruguayan governme
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:49
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Dana-Farber lauds Walsh for targeting teen smoking

We call on other mayors and cities to follow Boston’s lead, and we hope that the Food and Drug Administration will raise the minimum age across the country. As a former smoker who started at age 18, I know how hard it is for young people to quit this dan
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 23, 2015 16:59
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[Ohio] LETTER: Adler: For tobacco-free policy, don’t include campus ban on electronic cigarettes

applying a campus-wide ban to e-cigs is unjustified, and could actually undermine the goals of the tobacco-free policy. It is one thing to prohibit e-cigs from classroom buildings and the like, but prohibiting them from campus completely, indoors and out,
The Observer (Case Western Reserve University)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:48
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[Asia-pacific] LETTER: TRADE AGREEMENT Tobacco laws are not strengthened

it does not matter how carefully the TPP is drafted: foreign investors can cherry pick another treaty the government has signed, and sue based on the provisions included in that treaty.” A handy loophole for tobacco to walk right through.
Everett (WA) Herald
added Nov 20, 2015 16:10
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[Asia-pacific, UK, Uruguay] LETTER: Philip Morris: we are defending our business, not attacking human rights

A reminder to calm the rhetoric: PMI has brought only two ISDS cases among over 600 reported cases...Governments that respect the rule of law have nothing to fear from the possibility of independent, objective review of regulatory measures.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 20, 2015 15:04
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LETTER: Corporate Takeover of Marijuana

We hope you will reconsider your position. The United States can address troubling inequities in incarceration and arrests without creating a legal marijuana industry that, like tobacco, will prey on marginalized communities and children for profit.
New York Times
added Nov 18, 2015 15:16
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LETTER: GLASSER: A Proposed Smoking Ban in Public Housing

will in its benevolence provide public housing for the poor and predominantly nonwhite, but residents will have to relinquish rights that every other citizen enjoys to remain eligible. Propose a similar law to apply to all residents of all apartment buil
New York Times
added Nov 18, 2015 00:25
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[North Carolina] Answer Man: No relief for freezing senior smokers? Haynes update?

Can’t the Vanderbilt Apartments do something for the senior citizens who have to sit outside in their wheelchairs or on a bench in the cold so they can smoke?... A designated smoking area inside, out of the cold, is not going to happen. "We're trying to
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Nov 17, 2015 23:29
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Amour Feu / Prudie advises a letter writer who carries cigarettes—just to meet women who smoke.

A: This is ... oddly charming, in a weird way! It’s not a very wholesome habit, obviously, but you don’t need me to remind you that smoking isn’t healthy. It isn’t, at all! Better to quit. Everyone who’s still at it, please quit at once.
Slate
added Nov 17, 2015 15:49
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