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LETTER: Carbon Pricing and Climate Change

pricing carbon will have only a minor impact on behavior. It’s the regulation of tobacco...that have had a far greater impact. Nine of the 10 states with the lowest smoking rates in the United States have public smoking bans firmly in place.
New York Times
added Jan 25, 2016 13:32
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LETTER: People's Forum: Ban all public smoking in Indiana

I have concerns for my health when I am around my smoking co-workers. The Smoke-Free Air law is barely followed, and many people do not seem to care much about it in the workplace. This needs to change.
Elkhart (IN) Truth
added Jan 22, 2016 23:04
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LETTER: Tobacco control: a victim of political instability in Greece

None of the past Greek Governments have shown much interest in strengthening tobacco control measures or enforcing smoking bans; on the contrary, a former Greek Prime Minister, while in office, publicly praised the Greek subsidiary of Philip Morris Intern
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:39
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[New York] Letter: MILLMAN: Nassau should raise cigarette sales age

“Hawaii raises smoking age to 2l” [News, Jan. 1], should serve as a wake-up call to legislators who have prevented Nassau County from enacting this important health measure already in effect for some time in Suffolk County and New York City.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jan 21, 2016 16:39
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[Ohio] LETTER: Columbus Zoo should bar all smoking

During a recent trip to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, I noticed a young child with asthma eagerly awaiting the carousel ride. With the evening’s gentle breeze, a large cloud of cigarette smoke from a nearby “designated smoking area”
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jan 20, 2016 15:00
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Smoking does not cause poverty ($$)

I NOTE that the anti-smoking lobby has had the brass neck to link smoking to poverty, to low IQ, and mental illness and dementia (“Plea for action against smoking in deprived areas”, The Herald, January
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:33
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LETTER: Electronic cigarettes: more light, less heat needed

This is a careful, thorough study by an experienced pair of investigators. The efficacy of electronic nicotine delivery devices in helping smokers quit is a timely, clinically important topic of paramount importance...this is as rigorous a review as can
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 15, 2016 13:07
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[California] LETTER: Back anti-smoking efforts

My compliments to The Desert Sun and Barrett Newkirk for the front page article ... My late wife, a smoker for many years, contracted lung cancer in mid-1994 and passed away in September 1998. In conjunction with the American Cancer Society, I have waged
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Jan 15, 2016 01:47
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[New York] Letter: Smoke wafts throughout complex

Our lease states No Smoking, but it is niot enforced. These apartments are subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development When I go to wash clothes or pick up my mail I have to try not to breathe, the smoke is so bad. I would love to
Olean (NY) Times-Herald
added Jan 11, 2016 18:36
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[New York] LETTER: SULLY: HUD proposes smoking ban across all public housing

Deidre M. Sully, deputy director of NYC Smoke-Free, wirtes about smoking in public housing....The required implementation of smoke-free policies, as outlined by the proposed HUD rule, would positively impact the 400,000 New Yorkers who live in public hou
New York Amsterdam News
added Jan 8, 2016 01:32
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