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[Maryland] LETTER: O'HARA: Holy smoke!

“IT’S A MAN’S WORLD, Think Manly Man.” I was shocked when I saw that the first three items listed were cigars, Jim Beam and tequila. I wonder if the pastor of Ascension really believes that the use of tobacco and alcohol reflect manhood when in reality t
Capital Gazette Communications
added Aug 31, 2013 13:02
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Numbers game

stores are now hiding cigarettes behind blank screens, it’s difficult to see any point in pursuing plain packaging. I fully support all moves to prevent children from taking up this dangerous habit, but I seriously object to the near hysteria behind thes
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 30, 2013 11:53
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LETTER: Obama’s Trade Policy

Michael R. Bloomberg’s apt criticism ... This would give a green light to abuse of the patent system, keeping medicine prices higher for longer and leading to preventable suffering and death.
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2013 13:13
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[Washington] A surprise $250 smoking fee from my hotel -- but I don't smoke!

A: If La Quinta wanted to charge you a $250 cleaning fee, then it should have notified you of the problem after your stay and provided you with evidence of the damage. It did neither. Instead, it charged your card without so much as a courtesy call. Then
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 27, 2013 16:44
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[UK] LETTER: Where's common sense with e-cigs and tobacco?

I stock e-cigarettes and they are very popular. They are also a huge leap forward in moving people on to healthier alternatives. Restricting their availability would reduce the health benefits and needlessly impact the commercial interests of shopkeepers
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:37
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[USA] LETTERS: Tobacco, Trade Agreements and Public Health

The United States government’s proposal on tobacco in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations represents a step forward for public health in the international trade community. -- BILL CORR ... it already has a safe harbor in our trade agreements and u
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2013 23:50
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[Canada] Letter: Terrasse smoking is hardly our worst health problem

fruits and vegetables contaminated by pesticides, and experience health-threatening stress levels at work. And we’re spending our time coming up with laws to eliminate smoking on an outdoor terrasse?
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 15:45
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[USA] Letter: E-cigarettes not available in Canada

The tobacco lobbyists have ensured Canada is one of few places on earth where E-cigarettes are illegal. I ordered some from the States, but Customs seized and destroyed them. My family doctor (after an eight-year wait I finally have one) and cardiologis
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 15:43
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[Canada] Letter: 'Evil smokers' want to use terrasses too

he has to appreciate that we smokers also have opinions which count and we enjoy a meal, pitcher of sangria, and a smoke and are entitled to the same.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 15:42
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[Canada] Letter: The onus is on smokers to be considerate

Outdoors, even 15 feet away (more if the breeze is right) that throat-grabbing unmistakable odour interferes with taste and breathing. As a habit that inherently disturbs others, smoking places the onus on users to smoke with understanding, sensitivity
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 15:41
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