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LETTER: Climate change deniers follow Big Tobacco strategy

Echoing Big Tobacco strategy and his own earlier letter, David Klein's latest denial (July 20 letter) could have been written by McCann-Erickson, Tobacco's flack-house (presently Big Coal's and Big Oil's). The fingerprints match:
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2014 00:52
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The Readers' Forum: Sunday letters: What’s Next?

A Florida jury awards damages amounting to $23.6 billion from the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to Cynthia Robinson, the widow of a smoker. What’s next? We'll run your responses later this week.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:13
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Readers Respond to the Editorial Series on Marijuana

John Smith of New York, for example, wrote: “We are now waking up to the serious consequences of tobacco use...." ...Readers were also concerned about the possibility that the end of prohibition would create a Big Cannabis industry in the vein of Big Toba
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 29, 2014 00:29
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[Singapore] LETTER: Dealing with smokers who flout the law

HOW should members of the public deal with smokers who flout the law prohibiting smoking at designated public areas? One recent weekend, I came across a middle-aged man puffing away on his cigarette in a bus stop.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 28, 2014 23:53
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[Australia, UK] LETTER: CHAPMAN: Still in denial over tobacco packaging

Japan Tobacco International’s Daniel Torras is wrong in claiming that Australia’s recent dramatic fall in smoking prevalence was “consistent with pre-existing trends” ... Like Monty Python’s Black Knight talking about “just a flesh wound” after losing all
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 20:58
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[Australia, UK] LETTER: If it doesn’t work, why are tobacco companies against plain packaging?

attempt by Daniel Torras (July 22) to take the moral high ground on the use of statistics in the tobacco plain packaging debate. But if participants in the tobacco industry regard it as a “fact” that plain packaging does not work, why do they continue to
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 23, 2014 20:56
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[Australia, UK] LETTER: It is wrong to suggest plain packaging has worked

As a director of the second largest tobacco company in the UK, I am concerned by some of the misleading statements by tobacco control lobbyists reported in your article “Australia smoking rates tumble after plain-packaging shift”
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 21, 2014 22:41
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[Asia, India] Letters: Clearing the smoke

As a result of high and discriminatory taxes on cigarettes, illegal cigarettes - comprising both smuggled and domestic-tax-evaded cigarettes - are now a significant 19 per cent of total industry resulting in revenue loss of Rs 6,000 crore to the excheque
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 21, 2014 02:42
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Annie’s Mailbox, 7/18

Your family and close friends should be told about your medical difficulties and even given information so they understand you have a serious problem that should not be taken lightly. (Information is available through the American Lung Association at lung
Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal
added Jul 17, 2014 08:16
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[Ohio] LETTER: Not enough is known about e-cigarettes

Accepting e-cigarettes as a social norm in public falsely justifies the safety of nicotine and is counterproductive to the recent strides in removing tobacco exposure from public areas across Ohio.
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jul 15, 2014 12:26
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