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[North Carolina] Rogers: Whether you smoke it or work in it, tobacco is fraught with danger

I spent four summers in the early 1950s putting in tobacco in Columbus County. I’ve seen grown men cry, fight, pass out...illegal to sell cigarettes to minors but we can hire them to work all day in it. Does that make sense? Tobacco has been a golden cr
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 21, 2014 23:15

CHEN: Jones Day Is Not Amused

Sharyl Reisman, the hiring partner at Jones Day, took umbrage at my post about the firm's recent hiring of seven Supreme Court clerks. Here is Reisman's letter (it was also addressed to Aric Press, ALM's editor in chief), followed by my response.
added Nov 21, 2014 17:35

CHOATE: The day I realized smoking wasn't cool

It was 1986; I was 28 at the time and had smoked a pack a day since I was 15. That's about 95,000 cigarettes! All these years later, writing that figure still makes me feel sick to my stomach. (Or should I say, lungs?)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:10

[Montana] REYNOLDS: E-cigarettes: More harm than good?

But there’s no proof that e-cigarettes are the answer. Because they contain nicotine, a highly toxic and addictive substance, they may even serve as a gateway to the use of other tobacco products. Most health experts recommend using methods that have be
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Nov 20, 2014 12:51

[Australia] MacKENZIE/HAWKINS/NOVOTNY: Health risks of nicotine cast doubt on 'safer' e-cigarette

There is no evidence e-cigarettes help smokers quit. Nor are they harmless; even without the smoke, nicotine poses a number of health risks. E-cigarettes should not be sold in Australia, either as a therapy or a consumer product.
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:46

[Canada] Breakenridge: Alberta’s tobacco ban is clouded by politics

confused message is now the reality in Alberta with the proclamation last week of new legislation amending the Tobacco Reduction Act....bans the sale of flavoured tobacco products with the notable exception of the most popular tobacco flavouring: menthol.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Nov 19, 2014 13:21

[Asia, China] SCWARTLANDER: Time to bring ‘APEC blue’ indoors with entirely smoke-free environments

after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum remained satisfactory... Despite the improved air quality outside, many places inside the city presented another harmful air issue. Smoking in enclosed public spaces is permitted at restaurants, hot
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:45

[Texas] RAGLAND: The great, smoke-free outdoors

If smoking is a genuine public health threat, and the city’s already banning it in most enclosed public spaces, why do we tolerate it in parks where young kids come to play? We shouldn’t. Not when we know the dangers of secondhand smoke. Not when we’re
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 19, 2014 12:36

[Kentucky] Ky voices: James Sharp says secondhand smokes taking tragic toll on state, in dollars and lives

It's equally important to mark this day by encouraging our leaders in the General Assembly to do the same; set a date and make a plan to quit exposing hardworking Kentuckians to secondhand smoke in the workplace. Nonsmokers who are exposed to high levels
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 19, 2014 12:33

[Illinois] FERGUSON/SCHEFFLER: Parks should prohibit the use of tobacco

The Lee County Health Department and KSB Community Wellness support local students leading the effort toward a tobacco-free park policy. Both organizations identified smoking as a priority health issue in their most recent community health needs assessm
Sauk Valley (IL) Newspapers
added Nov 19, 2014 12:30
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