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[New York] LETTERS: Readers sound off on e-smokes, sophmoric puns and A-Rod

I was disappointed to read the Daily News’ “puff piece” on e-cigarettes (“Vapor trail,” July 31). Glorifying a product whose contents are unknown to us is questionable at best. There is no evidence that shows the vapors emitted by e-cigarettes are safe f
New York Daily News
added Aug 1, 2013 09:05
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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes face testing times

Proper regulation of these products is vital. There are simply too many unknown factors involved for there not to be full and robust testing and monitoring procedures. 2016 is still a long way off, and if the popularity and user base of these products co
The Grocer (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 12:26
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[Jamaica] LETTER: No need for concern over smoking ban in tourism sector

the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica (PSJ) supports the introduction of the no-smoking policy in the interest of public health. Concerns have been expressed that this ban may have negative effects on our tourism industry. Could this be based on the assu
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 25, 2013 06:35
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Letter | Making Kentucky a smoke-free state

Ten years ago on July 1, 11 brave Lexington Fayette Urban County Council members voted to support Kentucky's first smoke-free ordinance. This historic vote has been called the "shot heard 'round the world" since smoke-free legislation was virtually unhea
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jul 24, 2013 09:24
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[UK] Research letter = Does use of ‘non-trial’ cessation support help explain the lack of effect from offering NRT to quitline callers in a RCT?

effect of additional cessation support on the impact of free NRT provision from a quitline. The findings suggest that use of such support does not explain the negative PORTSSS trial findings with respect to NRT. We identified only one other paper investig
Tobacco Control
added Jul 24, 2013 03:38
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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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