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[Canada] LETTER: Probing cigarette toxins

In 2008, I measured these toxic metals in the urine of random individuals. Of the cigarette smokers, 75 per cent had elevated levels of these metals. These toxic metals are also in second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke...What is needed is a large study
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Oct 7, 2017 15:18
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Lawmakers, please snuff out smoking at private clubs

the Department of Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars believes it’s time to stop all indoor smoking. We are asking the commonwealth to eliminate the smoking exemption private clubs have... A clear majority of delegates at our state convention this summ
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Oct 6, 2017 15:25
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Root of the problem is illegal trade

The focus should be putting in place measures to bring back legal sales, not to encourage cigarettes or smoking but simply to pull back sales from illegal to legal products. The small pack (10 sticks) proposal, which we at the Malaysia-Singapore Coffees
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:26
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[Australia] Is It O.K. to Give Cigarettes to a Homeless Person? The Ethicist

But giving this man a few cigarettes won’t make him worse off. It’s his life, and he might genuinely feel that the pleasures of smoking are worth the well-known risks. Because he clearly enjoyed smoking (or disliked not smoking)
New York Times
added Oct 4, 2017 11:09
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Women’s groups against kiddie pack

THE National Council of Women’s Organisations, Malaysia (NCWO) lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Hasten passing of tobacco laws tobacco control

With such blatant disregard to legal provisions and international treaty obligations, the tobacco industry’s typical threats of loss of employment, loss to tobacco farmers, increasing illicit cigarettes and now the increased use of illicit cigarettes by
The Star (my)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LETTER: Call center or smoke center?

In 2016, Alorica reportedly opened thousands of positions in its customer engagement centers in the Philippines... In Ilocos Norte, the Centennial Arena’s facade has practically become a “smoking center.”... If smoking and vaping are allowed in this area
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 19, 2017 01:51
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Everyone must try to stop sale of small packets

We, the Malaysian Women’s Action for Tobacco Control & Health (MyWATCH), on behalf of women, children and families, wish to tell the tobacco companies to stop bullying the Government and the Malaysian people. Kiddie packs are banned – keep it that way.
The Star (my)
added Sep 18, 2017 04:53
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[Canada] LETTER: Butt out around the hospital

People with breathing problems should not be subjected to second hand smoke at their local hospital, it just does not make sense. What will it be like after July 1 of 2018? Will patients have to put up with marijuana smoke as well on hospital grounds?
The Oshawa Express (ca)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:49
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Where are the e-cigarette regulations?

Honestly, I see nothing beneficial from this tiff over small or large packs, since it does nothing to actually benefit general public health. Instead, we need regulation for e-cigarettes and other harm-reducing products approved, not banned, if we are se
Malaysiakini (my)
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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