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[Florida] Too much unknown about vaping ingredients

A: I did go to those sources, and others, to further investigate the contention that e-cigarettes are harmless. They are even possibly beneficial in helping traditional smokers to quit. As usual, however, when delving deeper into medical issues, things g
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jul 6, 2016 02:00

[Massachusetts] LETTER: Let's stop to think of the social benefits of smoking . . . OK, done.

JEFF JACOBY compares the freedom to buy cigarettes... Jacoby wails about individual rights but is really asking the rest of us to absorb the terrible costs of unregulated corporate greed.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 4, 2016 17:19

[Massachusetts] LETTER: Must smokers bow to the oppression of the health zealots?

Jeff Jacoby points out that smokers are a “relatively powerless fraction of the population, frequently ostracized.”... poor health habits should not make any group relatively powerless in a democracy, and, while the dangers of secondhand smoke justify res
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 4, 2016 16:40

LETTER: Mailbag: Guns? What about tobacco? (June 24)

There are approximately 34,000 gun deaths a year from guns of which 60% are suicides. On the other hand, there were 480,000 deaths last year from the use of tobacco in which there was 41,000 deaths from secondhand smoke, which was basically homicide. And
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Jun 30, 2016 04:11

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] COPD – a risk for all smokers

Q. I smoke but not a lot. Can I still get chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?... There is a risk of impaired lung function for all smoking patterns, even for those who smoke fewer than five cigarettes a day. There is no such thing as a “safe lev
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 28, 2016 15:58

LETTER: Looking for Label

It was heart-wrenching to read that America’s tobacco industry has blocked all attempts to relabel cigarettes, especially next to the article on “A Hunger for Change” ...Had my mother seen a label on cigarettes, perhaps she would still be here.
New York Times
added Jun 27, 2016 22:04

Social Q’s: If a Friend Needs Therapy but Can’t Afford It, Should I Pay? / School-Zone Smokers

Report the problem to the principal, who can post a sign or send an email to all parents, asking them to restrict their smoking to the inside of closed cars with their children onboard — the way my parents did. (Kidding! Smoking is bad.)
New York Times
added Jun 23, 2016 17:37
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[Illinois] Letter: Golf course smoking policy leaves diners feeling burned

Glenview residents and their guests cannot enjoy the beautiful setting and delicious food unless they also enjoy exposure to the secondhand smoke of other diners, primarily golfers. The board did recently revise the policy, but did not revise it to inclu
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 21, 2016 16:05

LETTER: Not all lung cancer patients are smokers

Senator Feinstein became a primary sponsor on legislation regarding women and lung cancer. In doing this, she acknowledged the need to address the impact of the number one cancer killer of women to determine, among so many unknowns, why it effects women a
Alameda (CA) Sun
added Jun 19, 2016 16:28

[North Carolina] Ask SAM: Is tobacco still grown in Forsyth County?

about 800 acres are producing tobacco in Forsyth County “Since tobacco has gone contract, finding hard figures on grower and acreage numbers is very difficult,” he said. “Most of Forsyth’s tobacco would be produced around Belews Creek and Union Cross. The
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 18, 2016 11:34
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