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[Canada] Letter: Several good reasons to ban smoking on terrasses

Henry Aubin believes that the evidence for prohibiting smoking in “wide-open spaces ... is even thinner than on terrasses.” Not so. Science indicates that within 7 m (23 ft) of the source of second-hand smoke health is affected, especially among those wh
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 17, 2013 14:04
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[Canada] Letter: Terrasse smoking is hardly our worst health problem

Look around and you see crazy levels of obesity and fewer people (especially kids and young adults) exercising properly. Daily, we breath in car fumes, eat animal products laced with chemicals and fruits and vegetables contaminated by pesticides, and exp
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 16, 2013 20:02
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[Canada] Letter: Several good reasons to ban smoking on terrasses

If Montreal’s politicians show “skepticism” towards protecting the current and future health of non-smokers, smokers and children, as urged by Aubin, then surely they don’t deserve to be re-elected.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 16, 2013 20:01
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[Australia] LETTER: Sovereign House ban on smoking not fair

In response to the article in The Courier, the Lewana clinic in Warrnambool, where Andrew Rowe was chief executive, today has a Designated Smoking Area (DSA). Some patients at Sovereign House at BHS are allowed out unsupervised, others with designated p
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:18
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Smoking does infringe on rights

Summing it all up, smoking kills people. Killing people is mostly considered illegal and punishable by sentences including death to the perpetrator. Your private property rights do not allow you to damage other people's health without their permission. A
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Aug 16, 2013 01:35
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[Canada] Letter: Smoking on terrasses should be banned

It’s virtually impossible to sit on a terrasse without being exposed to cigarette smoke and even a single person smoking can create a high concentration of the carcinogen. Three provinces and a number of Canadian municipalities have already banned terra
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 15, 2013 17:32
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[Canada] Letter: No sympathy for smokers, terrasses should be smoke-free

one of life’s pleasures denied to all of us who do not wish to put our health at risk by inhaling or ingesting carcinogenic fumes emitted by those who have chosen to ignore the warnings.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 15, 2013 17:30
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[Canada] Letter: On terrasses, smoke-free cigarettes only

Fortunately for smokers, “smoke-free” nicotine cigarettes were invented so they can be used on terrasses, etc.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 15, 2013 17:28
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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: No sympathy for smokers

Everywhere that governments or businesses consider instituting smoking bans, there’s always a hue and cry about smokers’ rights and an appeal for accommodation. And then the ban comes into force and no one wants to go back to the bad old smoky days. Secon
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 15, 2013 17:26
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[Canada] Letter: I agree with Henry Aubin about smoking on terrasses

I am in fact more in favour of a ban on cellphone use in restaurants and on public transit because that is more annoying to me than smoke. I have never been a smoker. Funny, smoke doesn’t bother me at all. I have found ex-smokers to hold the most stride
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 15, 2013 17:24
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