Letter: Tobacco industry's too powerful

Cigarette packs are displayed at a smoke shop

Cigarette packs are displayed at a smoke shop in New York. (Mar. 18, 2013) (Credit: AP)

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Of course the tobacco industry has fought graphic warning labels and won ["Graphic cigarette label plan ends," News, March 21].

Let us not forget that we have a capitalist government and not a government of the people. Big business is more important than our lives.

Does anyone have a solution to make our country more for the people, rather than for business?

JoAnn Radesca, West Babylon

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