114 e-Letters

published between 2005 and 2008

  • General Comments
    Sylvanus L. Burney

    I have been a smoker for many years and have never attempted or had the desire to stop.

    I will willingly compare my health care costs with any non-smoker.

    I will challenge any non-smoker to match my absenteeism due to illness work record for the past 40 years.

    Editor's comment: I can introduce the writer to alcoholics who have never had a car crash; to 5 winners in every game of Russian roulette...

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  • Re: TC and the global tobacco epidemic
    Simon Chapman
    Wasim Maziak has concerns about the small number of papers published in the journal from less developed nations (LDCs) and urges that we send more LDC papers out for review and not reject them without review. The editors share his wish to see more papers in the journal from LDCs, but there are two problems. First, we don’t get very many submissions from LDCs, and second, like those submitted from authors in wealthy nations, we...
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  • TC and the global tobacco epidemic
    Wasim Maziak

    I start by expressing my earnest pride of Tobacco Control and the status it acquired in a record time. I am certainly grateful for making it access-free for developing countries. However, I have some reservation regarding TC editorial policy that I have mentioned before, and for which I want to provide my motivations, speaking only about research articles.

    Obviously the quest for quality cannot be debated and...

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  • Age Progression Software
    Lori Laury

    I have been looking for age progression software, do you have any suggestions on where I can purchase it?