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An OPEN LETTER

to Rep. Frank Hoffmann, chairman, Louisiana House Health & Welfare Committee:
By George S. Ellis, Jr., M.D., President, Orleans Parish Medical Society

Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable deaths in the United States. On behalf of Orleans Parish Medical Society, I would like to express our sincere appreciation to you as House Health & Welfare committee chairman for sponsoring two House Resolutions (numbers 107 and 109) to study the impact of further limiting smoking in Louisiana. I would also like to express our thanks to the members of the House for overwhelmingly backing those resolutions on May 7th.

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