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[New York] LETTER: Ready to fight e-cigarette ban

Electronic cigarettes are not included in the definition of “smoking” in the New York State Clean Indoor Air Act, which is to say that the New York state Legislature has not added e-cigarettes to any smoking ban other than sales. That the Long Island Rai
New York Journal News
added Jul 24, 2013 03:28
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LETTER: Which smoking cessation aids are proven effective according to smokers who want to quit smoking? A report from the Netherlands

The use of evidence-based smoking cessation aids (SCA) is an important strategy in helping smokers to quit successfully ... do smokers know which SCA are evidence-based and which are not? This study sought to find an answer to this question.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2013 05:22
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[Singapore] LETTER: Actors puffing away in movies are not 'cool'

But there are other things to consider, such as excessive scenes of actors smoking, which make puffing away at a cigarette seem "cool". Movies and TV shows with such scenes could perhaps be given a rating that prohibits children from watching them.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jul 22, 2013 18:29
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[Canada, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: The 'right' to die?

Heather died on May 22, 2006. Her goal was to be the last person to die from second-hand smoke in her country. Let us support our minister of health as he tries to ensure that this will never again be the fate of a Jamaican worker. Deborah Chen
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 22, 2013 05:23
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[Canada, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] LETTER OF THE DAY - The danger of second-hand smoke

Heather died on May 22, 2006. Her goal was to be the last person to die from second-hand smoke in her country. Let us support our minister of health as he tries to ensure that this will never again be the fate of a Jamaican worker.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 22, 2013 05:21
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[New York] Real Estate Q & A: Neighbors’ Refuse in a Garden

When I started working on my garden, I noticed that an amazing number of cigarette butts were being thrown out the windows of the rental. What is the best way to motivate the owner of the building to deter tenants from throwing the butts into my yard?
New York Times
added Jul 19, 2013 15:15
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[Minnesota] Tobacco tax: Myth vs. facts

The following points address several myths presented by Mr. Peterson: ... Myth: Raising the tobacco tax is unfair to smokers. Fact: The cost of treating tobacco-related disease far exceeds the amount of tobacco tax collected by smokers. Every man, wo
Marshall (MN) Independent
added Jul 17, 2013 16:07
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Smoking Isn'T Only Cause Of Emphysema

#Smoking is the greatest cause of COPD, emphysema and chronic bronchitis, but not the only cause. In past days, workers in mines inhaling the dust were subject to emphysema, as were people who worked in cotton mills. Those who made a living in grain-proc
Payson (AZ) Roundup
added Jul 17, 2013 15:53
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[Canada] Letter: Most smokers can't afford to quit

Reader says smokers can't afford to pay for methods to quit, so smoking cessation should be covered by insurance.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jul 17, 2013 14:59
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[Canada] LETTER: Drive-thrus must be smoke-free

As a 22-year-old student, I work with people younger and older than me, smokers and non-smokers who share the same problem. We find it hard to serve you and your families with a smile as we open the window and get a puff of smoke blown into our faces.
Windsor (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 17, 2013 08:26
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