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LETTER: SHAH: Regulate E-Cigarettes

“Two Cheers for E-Cigarettes,” by Joe Nocera, implies that the science related to e-cigarettes is being ignored by the public health community. It is not. Early studies of the value of e-cigarettes as a smoking-cessation device have found that they are
New York Times
added Dec 21, 2013 06:56

Annie, help me quit using tobacco

The American Cancer Society offers a Guide to Quitting Smokeless Tobacco on its website ( and assistance by phone at 1-800-227-2345. Here are additional resources: Nicotine Anonymous ( at 1-877-879-6422; Kill the Can (ki
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Dec 20, 2013 18:13

LETTER: SODERLUND: Smoking Laws Abroad

Proposals denying anyone — including the tobacco industry — access to justice undermine the rule of law, which is at the heart not only of the international trading system but also a free and democratic society.
New York Times
added Dec 17, 2013 23:03

LETTERS: FARLEY / CALIFANO / SEIDMAN: Are E-Cigarettes a Path to Quitting?

Big Tobacco, which now owns many e-cigarette companies, can’t have it both ways. If it wants to avoid antismoking regulations, it should do the studies to prove that these devices are safe and effective in helping smokers quit. ... Subjecting e-cigarett
New York Times
added Dec 14, 2013 10:51

[Florida] LETTER: Ban smoking indoors and out

I am a permit-holder at Boca Raton's South Beach Park and find that when I am downwind of the occasional smoker who doesn't observe the smoke-free policy … Thus, your "occasional whiff" can be quite deadly. There is no place in modern society for public
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 11, 2013 23:00

LETTER: Smoking in Pakistan

There should be ban on advertising of tobacco. Government should make strict law for the sale of cigarette and also should ban on "Shisha". High tax rates on cigarettes also can reduce smoking.
Frontier Post (pk)
added Dec 11, 2013 22:38

[California] LETTER: Safety first on e-cigarettes

instead of allowing their unrestricted use until research proves that they are harmful to non-users, their use should be restricted until research proves that they are not harmful to those who don't smoke.
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 10, 2013 15:21

LETTER: Children must be protected from the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics

there is compelling evidence that children’s perceptions of cigarettes are influenced by branding.3 4 As health professionals working to prevent and treat lung disease caused by smoking, we welcome the government’s …
British Medical Journal
added Dec 10, 2013 12:34

LETTER: BRODEUR: Asbestos and Cigarettes

Mr. Nocera makes light of a claimant’s assertion that she was subjected to asbestos exposure because she lived in a house with relatives who worked with asbestos, but numerous studies link household exposure (often called “bystander exposure”) with asbes
New York Times
added Dec 6, 2013 23:05

[California] Letter: Smoke-free campus is better overall

Glendale Community College recently became a 100% smoke-free campus. ... Now the campus is much cleaner and the area has become more enjoyable and comfortable.
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Dec 4, 2013 07:18
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