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[Colorado] Enticing e-cigarettes pose health risks for teens

Dear Gary: I have been raising my 16-year-old grandson and found out that he has been smoking electronic cigarettes with his friends. I confronted him and he assured me that e-cigarettes are not the same as real ones. He said they come in different flavor
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Apr 16, 2015 10:24
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[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: Let's protect kids from second-hand smoke in cars

Success in England and Wales means that young people there will be protected from second-hand smoke in cars from October. Scotland's government is planning on introducing similar protections soon. We have to make sure Northern Ireland's children aren't l
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 15, 2015 08:12

[Minnesota] Letter: Senator's stance on cigar smoking fails to consider science of tobacco use

Smoking a large "premium" cigar can be the equivalent of smoking a pack of cigarettes and puts very dense secondhand smoke into the surrounding environment. Sen. Senjem should be ashamed to take such a position. If not, I am embarrassed for him to again b
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Apr 14, 2015 16:30

LETTER: Tobacco products' cheap price hurts Indiana

Hoosiers shell out $570 per household annually in tobacco-related health-care costs, totaling an estimated $2.93 billion per year for our state. Beyond that, more than 11,000 of our friends, family members and neighbors pay the price of premature, tobac
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Apr 13, 2015 12:09

Can smokers still go to heaven?

A. I’m confident that the priests of the 1970s who smoked tobacco products are probably in heaven ... Today, though, there might well be a stricter moral calculus as information grows about the risks of tobacco use.
Catholic News Service/U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
added Apr 13, 2015 11:18

[Washington] LETTER: Smoking sullies Fox concert

I attended the March 14 Widespread Panic concert at the Fox Theater. Imagine my alarm when those around me, and throughout the entire theater, began to light up both marijuana and tobacco cigarettes...Isn’t the theater worth protecting just as much as th
The Spokesman-Review
added Mar 28, 2015 07:54

Ask the Rabbi: Tattoos, tobacco and a Frozen themed seder

At the beginning of the last century, Rabbi Yisrael Meir of Radin, the Chofetz Chaim, wrote that it is forbidden for a person to accustom himself to smoking. In more recent times, the dangers of smoking have become undeniable. The Torah is emphatic when
Jewish News (uk)
added Mar 28, 2015 06:59

Is Occasional Smoking Risky?

Yes. Inhaling smoke is harmful to the tiny delicate cilia in your lungs that help protect them. Smoke exposure to your mouth, gums, larynx, and vocal cords — even if periodic — elevates your risk for malignant changes, and also adversely affects lung f
added Mar 20, 2015 21:59

[Illinois] LETTER: Dey misses point on smoking suit

News-Gazette columnist Jim Dey misses the point of the class-action lawsuit consumers brought against Philip Morris over fraudulent claims regarding the health effects of so-called "light" cigarettes ...Deceptive advertising practices are illegal, period
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Mar 18, 2015 16:42

LETTER: E-Cigarettes Are an Improvement for Tobacco Smokers ($$)

Regarding Michael B. Siegel’s “The Misbegotten Crusade Against E-Cigarettes” (op-ed, Feb. 25): Mr. Siegel paints those who have expressed their concerns about e-cigarettes as being ridiculous alarmists, as if getting people addicted to nicotine has no co
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 10, 2015 16:37
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