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LETTERS: Success against smoking: Your Say

Yes, there are health issues related to smoking, but we should have the right to live our lives the way we see fit. Too many people want to force what they consider to be "the right way to live" on others. — Colin Yapp
USA Today
added Jan 13, 2014 22:11

LETTER: How to Reduce Deaths From Cancer

These include eliminating tobacco use ... American Cancer Society, the World Health Organization and other major health organizations support the notion that a large percentage of cancers and cancer-related deaths are, in fact, preventable.
New York Times
added Jan 13, 2014 21:36

[UK, Massachusetts] LETTER: As for ’64 surgeon general report on smoking’s ills, the Brits beat us to it

In 1952 I was a medical student in London and had the privilege of knowing and being taught by Richard Doll, a pioneer in establishing the link between tobacco smoking and health problems. At the time, many of my fellow students — or, more accurately, th
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 13, 2014 06:45

[Minnesota, Oregon] Letters: Smoking, global warming, Boeing and student loans

My parents smoked in the car when I was a child, in Minnesota / as a volunteer in a city park, I routinely pick up hundreds of cigarette butts every week / laws, rules, regulations and restrictions which "every day renders the free agency of man less use
The Oregonian
added Jan 7, 2014 17:09

[Massachusetts] LETTER: No smoking? Only if rules are enforced

yet people often smoke directly under one of the signs at the Davis Square bus waiting area without any T employee giving the violation a second thought. I also have smelled tobacco smoke downstairs at Park Street on the outbound side of the tracks nearly
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 4, 2014 12:33

[North Carolina] Letter: Smoke-free law working

"Do not let lobbyists for a very small part of our state impact this law." ... Thursday was the fourth anniversary of North Carolina's smoke-free restaurants and bars law -- and it is working. The law has reduced the weekly average emergency room visits
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Jan 3, 2014 16:32

[New York] Unwanted Water and Smoke

unlikely that the board can evict you for your habit just by changing the house rules … take this opportunity to do your neighbors a public-health service and comply, as secondhand smoke has been known to damage the health of nonsmokers. Depending on the
New York Times
added Dec 27, 2013 22:30

LETTER: PATTY YOUNG: Secondhand smoke exposure needs more research

I know for a fact that the flight attendants who flew their trips in the tobacco smoke era have the highest incidence of breast cancer as a group in the U.S. What a tragic red flag this is for what tobacco smoke does, and no one is asking these women any
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Dec 27, 2013 22:06

[Europe, UK] LETTER: McAVAN: EU regulations on e-cigarettes and tobacco

As lead MEP negotiator, I am writing to clarify the outline EU agreement on e-cigarettes ... they will be treated like tobacco products. The proposals on e-cigarettes are only a small part of a much wider law which will mean big changes in tobacco regulat
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 24, 2013 23:07

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
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