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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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[Tennessee] LETTER: Big tobacco farms exploit children

I grew up in Middle Tennessee each year working with my dad raising tobacco... We complain of garment factories in China and India working minors making our clothes. It is sad to say, but we do little to stop the abuse of minors in our fields here at home
The Tennessean
added Sep 10, 2014 06:52
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LETTER: FERKOL: CVS Ends Tobacco Sales

The American Thoracic Society...welcomes CVS’s move to stop selling all tobacco products ...CVS has also decided not to sell electronic cigarettes. We believe that this decision will also help protect public health, since the safety of e-cigarettes has
New York Times
added Sep 9, 2014 23:22
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Research letter / Online electronic cigarette retailers can do more to prevent accidental poisonings

There are currently no regulations requiring child-resistant packaging or poison warning labels on e-cigarettes and e-liquid sold in the USA. Previous research found e-liquid cartridges lacked content and warning labels, evidence that the industry has no
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2014 05:42
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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarette fears

Where I urge caution is in being too liberal in the product’s availability. I worry that we are allowing a highly addictive drug — nicotine — to be marketed and sold. There is a danger of the next generation becoming dependent on e-cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 9, 2014 04:23
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[UK] LETTER: BJGP Replies to Electronic cigarettes: fact and faction: omits issue of advertising

Interestingly the statement also proposes renaming e-cigarettes and vaping devices to Nicotine (Replacement) Sticks or Nicotine Control Products to make the products appear less "cool" and less appealing to young people.
British Journal of General Practice (uk)
added Sep 6, 2014 11:51
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[New Jersey] LETTER: CVS takes a stand against smoking

As a training and fitness facility, we applaud CVS’ efforts to help end a terrible cycle of use and abuse of harmful substances, such as tobacco. To us, nothing is more disheartening than seeing people, especially adolescents, become hopelessly dependent
Parsippany (NJ) Daily Record
added Sep 6, 2014 11:30
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[Tennessee] LETTER: Company takes brave stand against tobacco products

I am transferring all my prescriptions to CVS Health, formerly CVS Caremark. Not because my pharmacy has done a bad job filling my prescriptions, but because my pharmacy is selling tobacco ...Everyone on my father’s side of the family who smoked died of l
The Tennessean
added Sep 6, 2014 11:13
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