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[California] LETTERS: LENO: Readers React The Times disgracefully goes to bat for Big Tobacco

One week ago your editorial board criticized the lack of regulation of e-cigarettes. Yet you now insist that regulating them in California “tramples” on the rights of smokers?..E-cigarettes are nothing more than a new delivery system for neurotoxic, addi
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 15, 2016 22:16
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[New York] Letter: Banning tobacco sales in pharmacies is wise

Those who support the bill understand that a pharmacy is a place that is supposed to support wellness. We must stop placing obstacles in front of those who want to quit using tobacco. I ask everyone to contact their legislators to seek support of this pu
Buffalo (NY) News
added Mar 15, 2016 22:12
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[California] LETTERS: Raise the smoking age? Readers respond to our question: Letters

Los Angeles Daily News
added Mar 15, 2016 13:44
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[New York] LETTERS: Raise the Smoking Age to 21?

Proponents raise health arguments, while opponents discuss the age of adulthood.
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2016 10:51
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] LETTER: Stringent rules on sale of e-cigarettes needed to protect youngsters

Before the e-cigarette business spins out of control and the population of people using them expands, it is crucial that we nip that expansion in the bud and keep them away from teenagers.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 7, 2016 08:49
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[UK] LETTER: Public health and the taxation of e-cigarettes

Taxing e-cigarettes similarly to tobacco would almost certainly lead to fewer smokers trying them as a route out of smoking and risk causing substantial loss of life. Most EU countries have high smoking prevalence and are failing to adopt evidence-based p
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 3, 2016 11:48
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[Canada] DRIVING CONCERNS: Is it safe and legal to smoke an e-cigarette with kids in the car?

“Health Canada is still hiding under their desks on this one,” says University of Ottawa law professor David Sweanor. “They have no regulations in place - no system of disclosures or approvals.” Under the Food and Drug Act, any product containing nicoti
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:56
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LETTER: Estimating the population impact of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation in England

Addiction's readers may be interested in the following analysis. It focuses on 2014, the most recent year for which full data are available. It leads to an estimate of 16K-22K as the number of additional long-term quitters generated by e-cigarettes in tha
Addiction
added Mar 1, 2016 09:04
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Mattapoisett Housing Authority

On January 15, 2016, the Mattapoisett Housing Authority had an apartment fire...All it takes is one smoker to burn the place down.... Banning smoking in state housing is not an onerous process. If New Bedford and Worcester and other large housing authorit
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Feb 26, 2016 22:28
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[West Virginia] LETTER: Health boards should make smoke-free laws

n effort in Charleston is threatening to turn back the clock and wipe out these clean air ordinances. Bills have been introduced that would yank the authority of local boards of health to pass important ordinances like these giving county commissions the
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added Feb 26, 2016 16:03
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