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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Burden of city's newest smoking ban will fall mostly on the poor

Boston has one of the largest wealth disparities in the country. Banning smoking in its parks will, in effect, exile many of the poor. New York City mayor-elect Bill de Blasio decries New York being divided into two cities: one for the rich and the other
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 3, 2013 20:23
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[UK, Uruguay] LETTER: Smoking curbs ($$)

In 2005, Uruguay initiated a comprehensive set of measures to reduce tobacco smoking (report and leading article, Nov 28, letters, Nov 30). This involved price increases, reducing access to youngsters, restrictions in public places, and aiding cessation.
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 15:00
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[New Hampshire] LETTER: Let veterans set rules for smoking in their clubs

do not dictate it to the very people that gave you the rights you enjoy today. If not for them, you may only have to worry about learning Russian, Japanese or German or being in a labor camp for trying to enjoy your rights that many take for granted.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Dec 2, 2013 13:21
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[Europe, UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes are helping smokers ($$)

Regulating e-cigarettes in this way would make it easier to market tobacco cigarettes than the much safer e-cigarettes. We urge the European parliament to resist this attempt to introduce medicines regulation by the back door.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 11:29
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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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