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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Editorial warning of e-cigarettes spot on

Thank you for your editorial "Agencies should bar e-cigarette sales to children." As a cardiologist and physician member of the Luzerne County Medical Society, I can't agree more and I'm glad to learn that the Pennsylvania Medical Society is working to
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Nov 30, 2013 14:55
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[UK] LETTER: Smoking on the ward

I was amazed to see a seriously injured patient happily puffing away in bed. It emerged that he had been permitted to ease his craving with an electronic cigarette.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 10:01
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[New York] LETTER: Raising the Cigarette-Buying Age to 21

At Montefiore Medical Center, the largest employer and provider of health care in the Bronx, we deal with the consequences of smoking every day. We see how it starts. ... we support this long-overdue bill, which protects the children and the future of o
New York Times
added Nov 23, 2013 13:10
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[Canada] LETTER: Highly dangerous tobacco

It is unfortunate that Tyler Dawson did his undergraduate thesis on the history of Canadian tobacco control policy and not on the much more impressive and tragic historical marketing of tobacco to Canadians. Dawson refrains from mentioning the Youth Smok
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 22, 2013 00:52
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LETTER: RICHARD SMITH: Arguments against publishing tobacco funded research also apply to drug industry funded research ($$)

I was the BMJ editor when we decided after much discussion that we would publish research funded by tobacco companies, but I respect the decision of the current editors of BMJ, BMJ Open, Heart, and Thorax not to do so.
British Medical Journal
added Nov 20, 2013 15:33
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[Kentucky] LETTER: Ky. needs to enact smoke-free law

As president of the Kentucky Society for Respiratory Care and a board member of the Kentucky Rural Health Association, I urge state lawmakers to enact a smoke-free law, which would greatly benefit the health of Kentuckians. Secondhand smoke is a proven ca
Corbin (KY) Times-Tribune
added Nov 20, 2013 12:59
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[Jamaica] LETTER: LAPRADE: Don't intrude on smoking parents' privacy

THE EDITOR, Sir: I'm afraid that the proposal to ban smoking in cars occupied by children represents an unwarranted intrusion into the privacy and autonomy of parenthood.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 11, 2013 12:44
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Passive smoking

The Saudi authorities are mulling a ban on smoking at public places. If the ban is enforced, it will be a commendable action on part of the government. We all know that smoking is injurious to health. Passive smoking poses similar threats. Passive smoki
Arab News (sa)
added Nov 9, 2013 15:10
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[Canada, Florida] LETTER: Second-hand smoke kills

I was informed today that my 55-year-old daughter was diagnosed with a rare mouth cancer. She has never smoked ... Are you who smoke willing to risk the health problems of others? Please pray for my daughter.
South Lake Press (Clermont, FL)
added Nov 9, 2013 11:32
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[New York] Letter: Veterans at Risk for Lung Cancer

As we salute the men and women who served our nation on Veterans Day, the American Lung Association wants veterans and their loved ones to know that those who served have a higher incidence of lung cancer ... Our Lung Helpline, at 1-800-586-4872 is avail
Anton Newspapers
added Nov 7, 2013 03:38
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