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[Texas] Letter: Secondhand smoke is a health hazard

I am writing to you as a concerned Lubbock citizen in support of a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance for our city. Plain and simple, secondhand smoke is a health hazard. Studies have shown secondhand smoke is full of disease- and disability-causing age
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Nov 1, 2014 16:42
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[Texas] Letter: Doubts secondhand danger

I have serious doubts inhaling secondhand smoke has the same results. If inhaling secondhand smoke kills, then everyone born before 1970 would be dying from emphysema and lung cancer.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 27, 2014 21:55
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[Singapore] LETTER: No recourse over neighbour's second-hand smoke

I do not seek to curtail anyone's right to smoke within his home, but it is another matter when second-hand smoke drifts into a neighbour's home. I am certain this issue affects many residents in high-density HDB estates, condominiums and even landed prop
AsiaOne (sg)
added Oct 27, 2014 11:45
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Public action against 'tobacco control' needed to bring balance

I think more and more people are feeling, at best, uneasy about the extremist direction the "tobacco control" movement has undeniably taken since the 90s, and its use of political clout to make it more and more expensive, inconvenient, prohibited and aso
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:58
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LETTER: We'll get Ebola in control; smoking is a bigger problem

almost a half-million people will die in the United States this year alone due to the legal sales of tobacco products — all in the name of profits, tax revenues and illogical rationalizations about civil liberties.
The Tennessean
added Oct 26, 2014 19:34
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[Texas] Letter: Medical student warns of smoking danger

My decision to go to medical school here four years ago stemmed from Lubbock being known for its strong culture of community and West Texas friendliness.... Everyone, including these patients, should have the right to go into any business and not worry a
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 25, 2014 18:24
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[UK] LETTER: Outdoor smokers would soon find another spot

Sir, While I am firmly in the antismoking camp, I find myself in complete agreement with David Hockney about the proposal to prohibit smoking in public parks. There cannot be any health grounds for this ban; any smoke generated will be dispersed well befo
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 18:18
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[UK] LETTER: The health benefits of smoking

Sir, I would like to lend my support to David Hockney in his views on the health-giving benefits of enjoying a quiet fag... I am 70. I am healthy. I smoke a pipe (I am smoking it as I write). I loathe the modern obsession with health. I hope that I shall
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 18:17
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[Russia] LETTER: STEWART: A front group for Big Tobacco

International Tax and Investment Center attempts to cast itself as a key stakeholder ... a front group for big tobacco. Its main financial sponsors includes four of the largest tobacco corporations, including Philip Morris International and British Americ
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 22:27
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[UK] LETTERS: Banning smoking in parks is not the way to stop children from lighting up

SIR – Owing to a medical condition, my husband rarely takes walks. When visiting parks or gardens, he will sit on a bench and have a smoke while I take a short walk around on my own. A ban on smoking in public parks would deny both of us this small pleas
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:46
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