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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: Tobacco defence is disingenuous

But what manufacturer of any product hides behind the façade of ‘legality’ to avoid responsibility for knowingly marketing products that sicken and kill consumers when used as intended? If “people” were expected to know that cigarettes cause heart attacks
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:24
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[New York] Sale of tobacco items at pharmacies is senseless

The Price Chopper in Latham recently opened an in-store health center and Hannaford has a Healthy Living Center in its Central Avenue store. I applaud them, but only half-heartedly as they also continue to sell tobacco, the No. 1 cause of preventable dea
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Sep 21, 2014 23:42
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[Nevada] LETTER: The reality of smoking at casinos

Over the past several months, I have been observing smokers in our local casinos playing the slot machines. There is approximately one smoker for 15 nonsmoking gamblers. The one smoker stinks up the entire area, and the smoke eventually spreads through
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 18, 2014 18:30
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[New Jersey] Letter: Public favors ban on smoking at parks, beaches

Gov. Christie vetoed a supermajority in the New Jersey Legislature. The bill was S-1772/A-1080...New Jersey was once a leader in tobacco prevention and control. Now we are the only state that spends zero dollars on cost-effective and life-saving tobacco c
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:10
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Outdoor smoking ban would violate rights

the editor of the Asbury Park Press (Editorial: “Latest Christie veto unhealthy,” Sept. 12) and Jeff Tittel, director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, wants to protect me from the dangers of secondhand cigarette smoke in parks and on beaches. What is wrong
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Sep 16, 2014 03:56
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Override veto of outdoor smoking ban

Kudos to the Asbury Park Press (Editorial: “Latest Christie veto unhealthy,” Sept. 12) and The Record of North Jersey for calling out Gov. Christie for his veto of a bill that would have banned smoking at all public parks and beaches.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Sep 16, 2014 03:55
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[UK] LETTERS: Regulation of electronic cigarettes: Rapid Responses [Updated]

British Medical Journal
added Sep 15, 2014 10:38
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[New Jersey] Letter: Override Christie's veto of smoking ban on beaches, parks

Next time you go to a playground and someone is smoking and your kids are breathing secondhand smoke, or you are lying on the beach surrounded by cigarette butts, thank Gov....The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support; we need an override to pr
Trenton (NJ) Times
added Sep 14, 2014 12:44
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[UK] LETTERS: Regulation of electronic cigarettes: Rapid Responses

ASH believes, in line with the MHRA and NICE, that alternative nicotine sources like e-cigarettes can be both a quitting aid and a long-term alternative to smoking.(1,2) ASH takes its lead from Richard Peto, who says that “helping large numbers of young
British Medical Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 21:28
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Christie's cop-out on smoking: Letter

New Jersey remains the only state that spends zero dollars on life-saving tobacco prevention and cessation programs; yet annual health care costs directly caused by smoking are around $4.6 billion. We are extremely disappointed in Gov. Christie’s decisio
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Sep 13, 2014 17:53
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