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[New York, Virginia] LETTER: COD, May 5, 2017: Cigarette smuggling not our problem

Locking away poor and desperate people, as the vast majority of those caught in this net are, for making what would otherwise be a lawful purchase here in Virginia on behalf of another state is a bad deal for all Virginians.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 9, 2017 20:46
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LETTER: Friday Mailbag: A Columnist Has a Fiery Debut and Another Goes Missing

Couldn’t an argument be made...that the NYTimes should have hired a Philip Morris-friendly, full-time columnist to tell us tobacco smoking was safe? Couldn’t that columnist argue he was open to changing his mind over time, but until then, he would take a
New York Times
added May 5, 2017 13:00
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[New Jersey] LETTER: Don’t be fooled, e-cigarettes a health hazard

As a pediatrician at a busy Newark clinic, I ask my teenage patients whether they drink alcohol, take drugs or smoke cigarettes. This question doesn’t always elicit an honest response, but lately, my teen patients don’t hesitate to volunteer information
Parsippany (NJ) Daily Record
added Apr 29, 2017 02:41
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[Minnesota] LETTER: STOPPING SMOKING

Minnesota will be the only state in the nation without a state-run quit-plan free to the uninsured. A quit-line is a crucial element for addressing tobacco-related health disparities. Funding for the tobacco cessation helpline would cost $3 million a year
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Apr 26, 2017 12:52
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LETTER: E-Vapor Regulation

We support the bipartisan Cole-Bishop legislation mentioned in your editorial because it maintains the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate e-vapor products while also preserving the ability for us and thousands of other companies to create innovative products
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2017 14:25
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[Alaska] LETTER: Youths turn to e-cigarettes, lured by industry's candy flavoring

As a leader in an Alaskan Native youth dance group that promotes positive and healthy choices, I'm excited ...Their latest tactic is to market candy-flavored products like e-cigarettes and cigars that come in flavors like Mountain Dew, Orange Creamsicle,
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 22, 2017 13:03
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LETTER: Dear Chairmen Cochran and Frelinghuysen and Ranking Members Leahy and Lowey:

As negotiations continue on the fiscal year 2017 appropriations bills, we urge you to oppose inclusion of either of two policy riders originally included in a House Appropriations Committee’s bill that would weaken FDA’s authority to oversee tobacco pro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[Massachusetts] Letter: Sellers are overburdened with tobacco regulations

I have been a manager at a business that sells tobacco products for over 27 years and have never been cited for selling such products to anyone underage. Regardless, in June, I will have to go online for two hours and "learn" how to sell tobacco products,
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Apr 20, 2017 23:44
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LETTER: Reader's View: Tobacco lobby threatens Minnesota's youth

This legislative session there are 13 paid tobacco lobbyists at the Capitol looking to lower the price of tobacco products in our state... Currently, the House omnibus tax bill includes measures to benefit Big Tobacco by repealing the tobacco tax inflat
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 15:05
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[Canada] LETTERS: April 18: Where there’s smoke, there’s marijuana.

Now I am very worried that when pot is fully legalized, the smell will be everywhere. I presume there will be limitations similar to using alcohol, but that won’t be enough to keep the smell out of my airwaves. I’m fine with pot being legalized. I just
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:33
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