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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: An e-smokescreen

The addictiveness of nicotine, which vitiates notions of customer choice, will, as it has for decades, facilitate the resulting manipulation of the vulnerable. So we have an industry which makes 99 per cent of its profits from tobacco, is utterly depend
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:32
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[New York] LETTER: A smoking nation listened, but many youths aren't hearing Surgeon General's message (Your letters)

The article "The day a nation listened" should be required reading for high school students and it should be posted in every health care facility and gym in this country. Those of us in the medical community see the effects of tobacco use on a daily basis
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Jan 30, 2014 09:12
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[Canada] Letter: The use of e-cigarettes should be mandatory for smokers in seniors' homes

Asking seniors to give up smoking may be too drastic a step to take, but fortunately now there is an alternative: the electronic cigarette. E-cigarettes don’t really burn. They just produce a vapour. And thus if an elderly smoker in an old-age home happe
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:55
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[Canada] Jan. 29: Smoking in retirement homes – and other letters to the editor

There will always be defiant smokers, so all rooms should be equipped with alarms that sound if someone lights up. A senior with a history of sneaking cigarettes into his or her room should be permanently expelled, thus preventing other seniors from havi
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:51
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Smokers ignore plain packaging

I HAVE to question whether chief executive Sheila Duffy personally believes the propaganda she promotes on behalf of Ash Scotland (Letters, 12 January). Yet again she quotes unidentified research evidence to claim that children far too young to purchase
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:19
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[Kentucky] LETTER: Worth dying for?

Mother used to say that if we could give every teenager a dose of chemotherapy first, maybe they’d think twice before smoking. Do you really believe smoking is worth dying for?
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 21, 2014 19:24
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[Oregon] RAPID RESPONSE: Readers sound off about e-cigarettes

Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jan 20, 2014 00:48
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[California] LETTER: Blowing Smoke at a Smoke and Tobacco Free UCSB

A general consensus of students seems to agree: We should have a voice on matters like these. Because if the UC President has the authority to create a radical policy like this without any student consent, what policy is next to come?
Daily Nexus- UC Santa Barbara Student Newspaper
added Jan 18, 2014 02:04
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LETTER: Dr. Samuel Gidding's opinion: We know how to solve the health threats of tobacco use

will release the 50th anniversary Surgeon General's Report on smoking and health. The report will highlight 50 years of progress in tobacco control and prevention, present new data on the health consequences of tobacco use and detail initiatives that can
DelmarvaNow.com
added Jan 16, 2014 13:38
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Anti-smoking milestone

Let's use this anniversary to turn up the heat on Big Tobacco and finish the fight we started 50 years ago against this deadly, addictive product. Let's start by increasing the Pennsylvania cigarette tax by $1, which would increase revenue by $356.43 mi
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 15, 2014 17:13
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