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[Canada] LETTER: Give smokers a break

I was employed in the industry for more than 28 years. Not once was the industry's aim to endorse smoking to those who were not of legal age or in areas that were prohibited by law. In my opinion, smoking is no more of a health risk than drinking, gambl
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:06
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[Missouri] LETTER: Springfield leading the way on colleges , universities that limit or ban smoking

Your sentiment regarding the smoking ban is shared by me and many others. Thank you for saying what so many are thinking. Personally, I wish you had gone a bit further.
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Jul 7, 2013 11:40
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Dr. Zorba Paster: Nicotine gum is safer than tobacco

The bottom line is: We know unequivocally that gum is safer than tobacco. Now regarding that pesky FDA mandated label implying “thou shall not use it for more than 3 months or else.” Are you really worried that some government gumshoe agent with an FDA
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 7, 2013 11:17
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[North Dakota] Letter: REP. THORESON: Use all anti-tobacco strategies

Several weeks ago, a letter from Dr. Eric Johnson appeared in The Forum in which Johnson made inaccurate accusations regarding a resolution I introduced in the 2013 North Dakota Legislature aimed at reducing the risk of death and disease among smokers. By
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 7, 2013 11:11
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[New York] Anne Peterson: Landlord allows outdoor smoking for tenants

We own and manage 20 very nice apartments ... our leases state that the building is "smoke free." ... but someone who smokes can live there, as is the case with two of our tenants. Like everywhere else in their life, they go outside to smoke.
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jul 6, 2013 18:58
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Letter: Tobacco tax hurts Minn. businesses

With the Dayton tax plan, a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota will be nearly $3.30 a pack cheaper than they are on this side of the border. And while people are in North Dakota to buy their cigarettes, they might just happen to notice that the gas and sa
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 6, 2013 12:56
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LETTERS: Smoking in children’s films—covert tobacco advertising causing smoking uptake or much ado about nothing? / Is censorship of films a useful solution to the problem of covert tobacco advertising? (PDF)

Response to Paynter and Chapman’s letter, “Is censorship of films a useful solution to the problem of covert tobacco advertising?”
Facebook
added Jul 5, 2013 11:39
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LETTER: E-Cigarette Sales

Ballantyne Brands works hard to “self regulate” our Mistic brand, similar to the way the tobacco companies regulate their products. For example, our policy is not to market flavored products, and none of our marketing efforts are aimed at under-age consu
New York Times
added Jul 5, 2013 11:14
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Smoking Cessation, Weight Change, and Coronary Heart Disease Among Postmenopausal Women With and Without Diabetes

We used data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)5 to assess the association between smoking cessation, weight gain, and subsequent CHD risk among postmenopausal women with and without diabetes.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jul 4, 2013 23:59
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[Italy] GLANTZ: Italian e-cig study does not support the conclusion that e-cigarettes stimulate smoking cessation

Thus, combining the fact that there is not a non-e-cigarette control group and correcting the statistics means that the appropriate conclusion to draw about quitting smoking based on these data is that the level of nicotine in the e-cigarette (including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 4, 2013 03:04
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