Headlines Tagged with Letter — 11,815 headlines found
Japan must catch up with the rest of the world to protect the health of its people. We are appalled to read the recent decision by policymakers in the Nov. 17 story “After LDP resistance, health ministry waters down planned smoking rules at eateries and
Dec 8, 2017 Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:46
I emailed the Premier's office and complained about smokers smoking outside the Prince County Hospital and re-entering the hospital emergency subjecting people to their second hand cigarette smoke. I wanted the proper inspectors to investigate and then c
Dec 6, 2017 (Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:29
The Fraser Institute is a think tank, Canada’s Heritage Foundation, financed by money that is often untraceable... In the 1990’s, for example, tobacco companies financed “studies” by these Fraser people to prove that second hand smoke was not harmful.
Dec 5, 2017 Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 6, 2017 03:32
A: The news is not good for nonsmokers. In general, there's no right to a smoke-free environment in rental housing. That's changing in public housing, where Uncle Sam is the landlord. HUD has been encouraging smoke-free housing for years, and will requi
Dec 3, 2017 Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Dec 4, 2017 14:52
How many tobacco users would have made a different choice about starting if tobacco companies had only acknowledged what science has long shown? I am a former smoker. I know what it took to quit. I also know some people are never able to break the addict
Dec 4, 2017 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2017 01:58
As a member of the LGBTQ community who works on town-level tobacco control policy...I would like to provide perspective on the tobacco industry’s targeting of the gay community which has led to much higher smoking rates today.
Dec 3, 2017 The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Dec 3, 2017 19:11
“smoke if you’ve got ’em.” The little sample packs were wonderful. They had the same branding and four cigarettes in a neat row. The industry addicted millions of troops over the course of 30 years. If you doubt this, pay a visit to any V.A. hospital an
Dec 1, 2017 New York Times
added Dec 2, 2017 01:28
States and/or the federal government should pass laws banning cigarette smoking without a doctor's written permission. Provide a five-year period before such laws take effect. You would think 438,000 people killed by cigarettes annually would wake us up.
Nov 30, 2017 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
I live in a condominium and the people living two floors below me smoke constantly on their balcony from the minute they get home in the evening. This happens to be the time when my family likes to sit and relax on our balcony. Because of the smoking
Nov 22, 2017 Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:37
[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong policy on heated tobacco products is baffling. Can we learn from Japan?
Its present approach to these heat-not-burn tobacco products is in contrast to the policies of the Japanese government, and I do not believe this is beneficial from a public health viewpoint. It seems that the administration has an agenda, that is, to of
Nov 19, 2017 South China Morning Post
added Nov 19, 2017 01:21