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[Canada] LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: With smoking, there is nothing left to debate

Imperial does not join in that effort but merely “supports open and honest debates about public health.” What is left to debate? Tobacco products sicken and kill. Imperial has a duty to its stakeholders to promote, market and sell as much of its legal b
National Post (ca)
added Jun 2, 2013 22:45
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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: There’s nothing left to debate about tobacco

Marie Polet, the president and CEO of Imperial Tobacco Canada, says the company conducts its business “in a professional and responsible way.” When a firm has the leading market share of products that kill close to 40,000 Canadians every year, caution sh
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 2, 2013 22:43
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Health minister blowing smoke?

Jamaica, despite having ratified the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control in July 2005, has yet to fully satisfy its obligations under the treaty. We fail to enact legislation to ban tobacco advertising and sponsorship, as well as smoking in publ
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added May 31, 2013 11:59
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[Canada] Letter: POIET: Driving tobacco companies out of business won’t end smoking

a vocal minority seems to be more concerned with simply driving the tobacco industry out of business, assuming this will see an end to smoking around the world overnight. Imperial Tobacco Canada believes these critics should be careful what they wish fo
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 31, 2013 03:21
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[Africa, Uganda] Your Mail: Time to ban tobacco adverts

I was principal investigator in a survey to investigate Uganda’s compliance with the ban on tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotions. The good news is that our research team did not come across any billboard advertising tobacco in the streets of
The Observer (ug)
added May 30, 2013 17:16
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[District of Columbia, New York] KELLY: When e-smokers breathe out, what do we breathe in?

I don’t know whether electronic cigarette users are as pugilistic, but after my column last week on whether using those devices — what’s known as “vaping” — is allowed on Metro, I heard from both sides of the matter.
Washington Post
added May 30, 2013 01:13
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[California] LETTER: Smoke Free, The Way It Should Be

Why doesn’t the Laguna Beach City Council protect our multi-dwelling homeowners and tenants from being the recipient of second hand smoke?
Laguna Beach (CA) Independent
added May 30, 2013 01:08
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[UK] LETTER: Plain packaging is a must

The Royal College of Physicians is urging the government to introduce legislation that introduces plain packaging as soon as possible.
The Grocer (uk)
added May 29, 2013 09:06
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Blame big agriculture and cell phone towers

Are these anti-smoking zealots in reality just the useful tools of big agriculture, telecommunication and big pharmaceuticals as well? It seems to be the case and if so, they're doing a whole lot more harm than any good because they're diverting attentio
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added May 28, 2013 07:30
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[Uae: Dubai] Letter - Forget a hike in price, kick smokers outside

never mind the cost of cigarettes or taxes. As much as I'd like to occasionally go to a bar in Dubai, it's the second-hand smoke that keeps me away, unless it's outdoors and well ventilated.
7 Days (ae)
added May 28, 2013 07:27
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