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[Massachusetts] LETTER: CHA should be commended for proposed smoking ban

“Cambridge Housing Authority looks to ban smoking in public housing,” ... CHA should be commended for taking action that is in line with a memo published by the U.S. Office of Housing and Urban Development in July 2009, which “strongly encouraged” pub
Wicked Local (MA)
added Sep 2, 2013 00:14

[New York] Letter: Scrutinize tobacco advertising

According to the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, more than 50 percent of tobacco retailers are located within 1,000 feet of an elementary or secondary school in New York state, which means most kids can’t avoid passing tobacco marketing to and
The Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, NY)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:15

[Nevada, Utah] Letter: Tobacco contract

somehow Utah’s state purchasing office forgot to include a conflict of interest clause in the Request for Proposal for the tobacco contract that would have revealed R&R’s conflict. As a result, R&R didn’t reveal its pro-tobacco work,
Salt Lake Tribune
added Sep 1, 2013 02:03

[Maryland] LETTER: O'HARA: Holy smoke!

“IT’S A MAN’S WORLD, Think Manly Man.” I was shocked when I saw that the first three items listed were cigars, Jim Beam and tequila. I wonder if the pastor of Ascension really believes that the use of tobacco and alcohol reflect manhood when in reality t
Capital Gazette Communications
added Aug 31, 2013 13:02

[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Numbers game

stores are now hiding cigarettes behind blank screens, it’s difficult to see any point in pursuing plain packaging. I fully support all moves to prevent children from taking up this dangerous habit, but I seriously object to the near hysteria behind thes
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 30, 2013 11:53

LETTER: Obama’s Trade Policy

Michael R. Bloomberg’s apt criticism ... This would give a green light to abuse of the patent system, keeping medicine prices higher for longer and leading to preventable suffering and death.
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2013 13:13

[Washington] A surprise $250 smoking fee from my hotel -- but I don't smoke!

A: If La Quinta wanted to charge you a $250 cleaning fee, then it should have notified you of the problem after your stay and provided you with evidence of the damage. It did neither. Instead, it charged your card without so much as a courtesy call. Then
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 27, 2013 16:44

[UK] LETTER: Where's common sense with e-cigs and tobacco?

I stock e-cigarettes and they are very popular. They are also a huge leap forward in moving people on to healthier alternatives. Restricting their availability would reduce the health benefits and needlessly impact the commercial interests of shopkeepers
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:37

[USA] LETTERS: Tobacco, Trade Agreements and Public Health

The United States government’s proposal on tobacco in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations represents a step forward for public health in the international trade community. -- BILL CORR ... it already has a safe harbor in our trade agreements and u
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2013 23:50

[Canada] Letter: Terrasse smoking is hardly our worst health problem

fruits and vegetables contaminated by pesticides, and experience health-threatening stress levels at work. And we’re spending our time coming up with laws to eliminate smoking on an outdoor terrasse?
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 15:45
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