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[Africa, South Africa] LETTER: SALOOJEE: Ban cigarette displays

government is proposing restrictions on the display of tobacco products in shops ... It is ironic that life-saving medicines cannot be publicly displayed by pharmacies but cigarettes, which are deadly, can be displayed alongside chocolates and ice cream.
Business Day (za)
added Oct 24, 2013 03:09
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[California] LETTER: Council members 'heroes' to us

Four members of Walnut City Council are heroes to us. My husband and I lived comfortably in Rossmoor until a smoker moved into the unit below us. Suddenly, our home, our clothing and our hair reeked of tobacco smoke.
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Oct 24, 2013 03:04
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E-cigarettes are new way for tobacco firms to profit: Letters

Tobacco companies Altria Group Inc., Reynolds American, Inc., and Lorillard Tobacco, and their stockholders don’t care about anyone’s health or those breathing the air around them. It’s about profits. Their intention is to addict new, young Americans to n
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Oct 22, 2013 13:49
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[Europe, Malta] LETTER: Tobacco industry is the real winner

Arnold Cassola called this a shameful day for the European Parliament, as a centre-right majority has done the bidding of the tobacco industry and voted for weaker rules, which are totally at odds with citizens’ interests and public health.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 20, 2013 20:00
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[Canada] LETTER: Smoking in apartments infringes in neighbour's rights

We all pay our rents and, at the same time, we non-smokers have no way to stop second-hand smoke from coming into our apartments unless we live with our windows closed and, even then, the smoke comes through the building venting system.
Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Oct 17, 2013 02:31
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LETTER: Better than tobacco

the regulations pertaining to medicines are the most appropriate as these would bring about suitable product standards, require the vetting of advertisements and provide a means to act quickly against abuses of the market.
The Economist
added Oct 14, 2013 06:48
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LETTER: Another view of e-cigarettes

truly ironic that Melrose, a former high-ranking official of the American Cancer Society, advocates policy changes that would risk more cancer deaths. '
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 13, 2013 20:59
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[Japan] LETTER: Cigarettes belie health campaign

Oct. 8 article “Japanese convenience store chain going healthy“: I enjoy shopping at Lawson, but it seems blatantly hypocritical for the chain to launch a PR campaign that says the company is “going healthy.”
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2013 15:38
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: Smokers should respect children

Should we override children’s clearly stated wishes and force them to accept smoking in the small number of areas which are truly theirs? Or do we say that if adults choose to smoke they should wait a while, or move along a little, so as not to do so in c
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 13, 2013 12:34
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[Canada] LETTER: Greater Victoria smoking ban doesn't go far enough

Smoking within a 40-foot radius of non-smokers is a hostile act.
Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Oct 13, 2013 12:26
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