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[Afghanistan] Bergdahl Was in Unit Known for Its Troubles

To many of those soldiers, Sergeant Bergdahl was viewed as standoffish or eccentric, smoking a pipe instead of spitting tobacco, as so many soldiers do, and reading voraciously when others napped or watched videos.
New York Times
added Jun 8, 2014 10:05
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[Afghanistan, USA] CRAIG BROWN: U.S. traitor - or Pipe Smoker Of The Year?

The modern face is ill-suited to a pipe. This was my first reaction on seeing the photograph of the flaky U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl posing with a pipe between his lips at an observation post in Afghanistan before he was captured by the Taliban. ... it s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2014 08:44
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Afghanistan parliament votes to ban smoking in public

Afghan parliament passed a series of anti-smoking measures in a concerted effort to try to eradicate the widespread health hazard of smoking, as well as alleviating non-smokers from this public nuisance, according to Khaama Press. The introduction of new
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:16
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[Alabama] TOMBERLIN: Finding solace, camaraderie through cigars in Afghanistan

Recently, when some friends from the Alabama National Guard's 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade came to Camp Phoenix for their pre-deployment site survey, the first place I took them was the Tiki Hut. It's the kind of place you want to share with others
AL.com
added Feb 10, 2013 11:27
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[Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan] EDITORIAL: Cigarettes smuggling threatens local industry

two key factors explain the rising sales of smuggled cigarettes; the introduction of pictorial health warnings in Pakistan. (effective September 2010) and the ever–increasing taxes on local cigarette producers. These two preventive measures enforced to cu
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:13
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[Afghanistan, UK] Durham University overruled ethics committee in accepting donation from tobacco firm

A UNIVERSITY overruled its own ethics committee, headed by a senior churchman, to accept a £125,000 donation from a tobacco company. Durham University took the money from a charity linked to British American Tobacco (BAT) to offer post-graduate scholars
Durham Times (uk)
added Nov 13, 2012 11:36
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[Tajikistan] Nine Tajik soldiers killed in strike on smugglers near Afghanistan

At least nine Tajik soldiers died in a large military offensive against tobacco and drugs smugglers near Tajikistan‘s border with Afghanistan, the defence ministry announced Tuesday.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Jul 24, 2012 12:49
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[Afghanistan, Australia] Diggers turn to smoking to fight off stress and boredom

DIGGERS smoke at twice the rate of the wider community - and sailors can buy subsidised tobacco on warships in international waters. . . Troops deployed to Afghanistan light up at alarming rates and purchase cigarettes for just $1 a packet
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jun 25, 2012 11:01
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[Afghanistan] Beards, music, tobacco: the Taliban's morality police are back to smash 'vice' ($$)

The Australian (au)
added Jun 24, 2012 12:54
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[Afghanistan, Iraq, USA] More troops on smokeless tobacco after deployment

Reuters
added Feb 22, 2012 00:00
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