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[Asia, Malaysia] LETTER: Non-smokers must be firm

It is common to see a habitual smoker simply light up a cigarette regardless of the place that he is in. Many of us are reluctant to do so, but isn't it about time we confront the smoker and say to them, "Do you mind?", especially when it is within a cle
The Star (my)
added Jun 29, 2013 12:10
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[Jamaica] LETTER: Notice too short to kick butt

During such a grace period, there should be a public education campaign by the Health Ministry, the Heart Foundation, and anti-smoking lobby groups to better sensitise the public on this cultural shift.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 29, 2013 10:30
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[Georgia] LETTER: Dump downtown smoke

It makes sense for my son, who barkeeps downtown, and the countless other people who deserve a healthy future, compromised by the bad health decisions of unfortunately too many people who smoke cigarettes. Please, do not continue the state of indoor air
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 29, 2013 09:37
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[Italy] LETTERS: EffiCiency and Safety of an eLectronic cigAreTte (ECLAT) as Tobacco Cigarettes Substitute: A Prospective 12-Month Randomized Control Design Study

PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 28, 2013 15:13
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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: What exactly is a public space?

I do not wish to oppose what is essentially a good law. However, as a smoker, I would like a precise definition of what is deemed a public space. Should I be smoking on the street, which is owned by Government, would I be smoking in a public space and c
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 28, 2013 14:57
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[North Carolina] Letter: Tobacco

The settlement dollars went up in smoke years ago and smokers will put their dollars up in smoke to pay for the whole mess for years to come. The silliness of this whole scenario is obvious.
New Bern (NC) Sun-Journal
added Jun 28, 2013 14:16
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[UK] LETTER: 'People ignored are the non-smokers who have to put up with this anti-social behaviour'

Mr Craner stated that it wasn’t ‘immoral’ to smoke and while I wouldn’t disagree with that statement, I would have to say that actually allowing your cigarette smoke to blow anywhere is immoral
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2013 11:16
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[Alabama] LETTER: Smoke-free ordinance makes sense

City Council President Johnny Witherington introduced an ordinance that would make all workplaces smoke-free. The ordinance proposed by Mr. Witherington would strengthen an existing, but weak, ordinance passed in 2006.
Troy (AL) Messenger
added Jun 27, 2013 10:42
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Smoking will affect many

The smoking ban was not repealed but amended. There were other misconceptions in this article as well. The amendments to this ordinance do not just affect a few people as was stated, or does it just affect four or five bars in Casper that want to go back
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jun 24, 2013 17:01
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LETTER: 'Smoking remains the single greatest cause of preventable death in the UK'

I’m writing in response to the Mr Craner (Letters, June 13) in which he suggested that tackling smoking was futile because none of us are immortal and that tobacco taxes more than cover the costs of NHS treatment for smokers. First and foremost, smoking
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 24, 2013 13:08
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