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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Passive smoking

The Saudi authorities are mulling a ban on smoking at public places. If the ban is enforced, it will be a commendable action on part of the government. We all know that smoking is injurious to health. Passive smoking poses similar threats. Passive smoki
Arab News (sa)
added Nov 9, 2013 15:10
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[Canada, Florida] LETTER: Second-hand smoke kills

I was informed today that my 55-year-old daughter was diagnosed with a rare mouth cancer. She has never smoked ... Are you who smoke willing to risk the health problems of others? Please pray for my daughter.
South Lake Press (Clermont, FL)
added Nov 9, 2013 11:32
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[New York] Letter: Veterans at Risk for Lung Cancer

As we salute the men and women who served our nation on Veterans Day, the American Lung Association wants veterans and their loved ones to know that those who served have a higher incidence of lung cancer ... Our Lung Helpline, at 1-800-586-4872 is avail
Anton Newspapers
added Nov 7, 2013 03:38
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[North Dakota] Erin Hill-Oban, Bismarck, N.D. letter: E-cigarettes’ safety, impact remain in doubt

Tobacco companies are promoting e-cigarettes as a means to help users quit, but until science backs up that claim, Tobacco Free North Dakota cannot and will not endorse it.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 2, 2013 14:54
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[UK] LETTER: Where is the proof?

why smoking is now banned in British pubs. It is because 54 people from the hotel and catering industry were deemed to have died from lung cancer and associated ailments caused by passive smoking. This was seized on by ASH (Action on Smoking and Health)
Midhurst and Petworth Observer (uk)
added Nov 2, 2013 05:52
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[Iowa] LETTER: No poison in e-cigarettes (Editor's Inbox)

E-cigarettes do not deliver the poisons present in tobacco that cause emphysema, cancer, heart attacks and strokes. Some contain nicotine, and people may be able to use them to help themselves quit smoking in the same way they use nicotine patches or gum
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Oct 29, 2013 15:55
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] LETTER: Steep tobacco tax hike puts young people off starting to smoke

By failing to match international city taxation levels this pathetic Govt leaves tobacco affordable to inquisitive youth, ignores FCTC Treaty requirements & sentences the young nicotine addicts to a slow lingering death. Plain packs?
South China Morning Post
added Oct 29, 2013 15:08
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[Massachusetts] Weed out pot-smoking tenants with ultimatum

My next-door neighbors smoke weed. Lots of weed. I come home and it’s like there’s a stoner convention in my living room, it smells so bad. There’s only so much stink a spring mist air-freshener can mask. Any suggestions?
Boston (MA) Herald
added Oct 28, 2013 01:04
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[Europe, Malta] LETTER: Tobacco industry is the real winner

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. The only real victors are tobacco firms, whose aggressive and expensive lobbying campai
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 24, 2013 16:36
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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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