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[New York] LETTER: ‘Enough Is Enough’

New York funds current tobacco control efforts at only 15.5% of CDC recommendations. The amount the tobacco industry spends on marketing monetarily and through resources far outweighs prevention services. Current research states that tobacco control effor
Jamestown (NY) Post-Journal
added Feb 16, 2014 11:39

[California] LETTER: COMSTOCK: End of tobacco

Regarding "Helpful for health," editorial, Feb. 6: I'd like to thank the city of San Francisco and CVS Pharmacy for doing the right thing in taking cigarettes and tobacco products out of pharmacies. I've lost many family members and friends to tobacco-re
San Francisco Chronicle
added Feb 12, 2014 17:36

[California] LETTER: COMSTOCK: Switch to CVS

I urge all my family and friends and everyone who has lost loved ones to tobacco-related diseases to join me and switch their business to CVS, a company that cares more about their customers' health than their pocketbooks.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 12, 2014 17:34

[Illinois] LETTER: FEIGENHOLTZ: America the smoke free

During my time as state Representative, the Illinois General Assembly has worked diligently to curb cigarette usage ... CVS’ decision to no longer sell tobacco products in their stores is commendable. This forward-thinking action is a strong message that
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 12, 2014 17:03

LETTER: Smoking prevalence in England is below 20% for the first time in 80 years

For the first time in probably 80 years, smoking prevalence in England has fallen below 20%. In 2013, 22 167 adults were surveyed. The prevalence of cigarette smoking was 19.3% (95% CI 18.8% to 19.8%). Smoking was rare at the start of the 20th century bu
British Medical Journal
added Feb 12, 2014 13:51

[Nevada] Letter: More pharmacies should stop selling tobacco

In Nevada lung cancer is the leading cancer killer year over year, and 90 percent of those cases are the result of tobacco use. CVS Caremark’s historic decision to stop selling tobacco is a giant step in the right direction to creating a healthier, smok
Elko (NV) Daily Free Press
added Feb 12, 2014 12:43

LETTER: Dangers of using e-cigarettes before anaesthesia

thinking this is an innocuous plan. However, this unfettered use of nicotine is probably far from safe.2 Nicotine stimulates adrenal catecholamine release and an acute “pressor response.”3 This response can destabilise the cardiovascular and nervous syst
British Medical Journal
added Feb 9, 2014 23:04

[New York] LETTER: FEINBERG: CVS vs. Tobacco

With more than 700 drugstores in New York City selling tobacco products, including many large chain drugstores, CVS Caremark now stands apart by placing people’s health over tobacco profits. We hope that other drugstores follow its lead and join the fig
New York Times
added Feb 7, 2014 16:41

LETTER: Abusive Prescribing of Controlled Substances

CVS has continued to sell the nation's leading avoidable cause of death - tobacco - in nearly every 1 of its 7400 drug stores ... Retailers of tobacco products should no longer be granted licenses to dispense medications or to provide health care services
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Feb 7, 2014 13:40

[Wisconsin] LETTER: Nina Gregerson: Smoke-free policies are profitable

Multi-unit apartment homes that permit smoking cause harm to not only the tenants, but the landlord’s pocketbook. It costs approximately two to seven times as much to clean a unit that has been smoked in compared to one that has not. Costs include paint
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Feb 6, 2014 16:16
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