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[Illinois] John Roska: No right to smoke-free environment when renting

A: The news is not good for nonsmokers. In general, there's no right to a smoke-free environment in rental housing. That's changing in public housing, where Uncle Sam is the landlord. HUD has been encouraging smoke-free housing for years, and will requi
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Dec 4, 2017 14:52
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[Missouri] LETTER: Time to undo the damage of tobacco companies

How many tobacco users would have made a different choice about starting if tobacco companies had only acknowledged what science has long shown? I am a former smoker. I know what it took to quit. I also know some people are never able to break the addict
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2017 01:58
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Marion Board of Health

As a member of the LGBTQ community who works on town-level tobacco control policy...I would like to provide perspective on the tobacco industry’s targeting of the gay community which has led to much higher smoking rates today.
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Dec 3, 2017 19:11
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LETER: Big Tobacco and the Army

“smoke if you’ve got ’em.” The little sample packs were wonderful. They had the same branding and four cigarettes in a neat row. The industry addicted millions of troops over the course of 30 years. If you doubt this, pay a visit to any V.A. hospital an
New York Times
added Dec 2, 2017 01:28
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[Florida] LETTER: Smoking dangers should spark legislative action | Letters

States and/or the federal government should pass laws banning cigarette smoking without a doctor's written permission. Provide a five-year period before such laws take effect. You would think 438,000 people killed by cigarettes annually would wake us up.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Can nothing be done about neighbours smoking on balcony?

I live in a condominium and the people living two floors below me smoke constantly on their balcony from the minute they get home in the evening. This happens to be the time when my family likes to sit and relax on our balcony. Because of the smoking
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:37
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong policy on heated tobacco products is baffling. Can we learn from Japan?

Its present approach to these heat-not-burn tobacco products is in contrast to the policies of the Japanese government, and I do not believe this is beneficial from a public health viewpoint. It seems that the administration has an agenda, that is, to of
South China Morning Post
added Nov 19, 2017 01:21
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[Florida] Legal Matters: Can my association send notices electronically?

I personally feel that a rule banning smoking at the condominium swimming pools will be found to be reasonable. .. Perhaps you could ask your board to establish an outdoor smoking area on part of the property where other residents would not typically go.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Nov 18, 2017 21:48
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[Asia, Israel] LETTER: SO WE’RE LIVING LONGER...

Health Ministry is deceiving the public. Most people smoke, including doctors and dentists; even inside Ichilov Hospital, the smoking room for the staff leaks toxic smoke to the entire floor....Litzman and his ministry are perpetrating a crime by colludin
Jerusalem Post
added Nov 15, 2017 22:49
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[Canada] LETTER: MAHOOD: A different view

Your obituary of Murray Koffler, the pharmacist founder of Shoppers Drug Mart...While he served as chair of Shoppers from 1971 to 1986, pharmacies were major tobacco retailers. Shoppers resisted the health community's efforts to persuade pharmacists that
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:23
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