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[Massachusetts] Readers React to 'Smoke-Free' Breaks - Jamaica Plain, MA Patch

Jamaica Plain responds to the call for the proper disposal of cigarettes along Centre Street.
Patch.org
added May 26, 2013 12:50
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[New York] LETTER: Cigarette ad sets a poor example

I was quite startled when I viewed the prominent yellow sign on the front of a store in Weedsport advertising "cigarettes sold here" as though it was some kind of great honor. Really? Just when we as a community are striving to improve the health of all
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added May 26, 2013 10:50
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[New York] LETTERS: NYC's smoking problem: illegal cigs, misguided pols

New York Post
added May 26, 2013 02:15
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[Australia, Japan] LETTER: Weighing the costs and benefits

Secondhand smoke does pose a health risk to people who work in bars and restaurants that allow smoking, but those workers are consenting third parties. Many jobs are hazardous
Japan Times (jp)
added May 25, 2013 13:37
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[Illinois, Missouri] COMMENTS: St. Charles city and county need smoke-free air

Martin Pion: Jenine K. Harris has a PhD in Public Health Studies/Biostatistics and works at the Brown School of Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis. She agreed to work on this study in her spare time at my urging, and my only provisos were t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 24, 2013 17:37
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[Canada] Letter: Ban smoking on terrasses

Smoking needs to be banned in terrasses as much as it is in restaurants and cafés. It’s a travesty of justice that non-smokers are forced to consume smokers’ fumes just because they like to spend time in terrasses.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 24, 2013 11:59
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[Canada] Letter: Smokers don't have the privilege of eating or drinking indoors

Mr. Perel seems to suggest that his rights on a terrasse are taken away by us pariahs. Dare I suggest that, if he is that offended by our actions, having a cigarette outdoors, he might take advantage of eating/drinking indoors — a privilege not afforded
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 24, 2013 11:57
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Why quit smoking at an older age?

A. In my patients who are smokers, one of the biggest obstacles to quitting is their belief that they've already damaged their body and quitting won't reverse that damage. I tell them that many careful studies have shown that their thinking is wrong. In
Chicago Tribune
added May 23, 2013 03:49
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Dear Abby: Money spent to keep kids from smoking is no bribe

Dear Abby: I was surprised to see you equate a concerned grandmother’s creative solution to smoking with bribery ... Oh me, oh my, did I get clobbered for my response to that letter. Out of the hundreds of letters and emails received, only one person agre
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added May 23, 2013 02:41
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[South Carolina] LETTERS: Smoke gets in neighborhood's eyes

As a 20-year resident of Halsey Street and a graduate of MUSC, I feel sad that MUSC and Roper Hospital have elected to turn Cannon Park and its adjacent streets into an ashtray for their employees and contractors who smoke.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 18, 2013 22:51
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