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tobacco is a social justice issue: the military

The plums are here to be plucked. That’s what a tobacco company wrote in an internal document to describe its new strategy for growing cigarette sales in a promising market: the military. The company, Lorillard, was one of many in the tobacco industry t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:18
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[Congo, Somalia, UK, USA] U.S. Authorities Urged to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa

[CTFK] is urging the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate BAT and its subsidiaries for possible violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2017 21:25
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[Africa, Congo, Mid-east, Somalia, Sudan South, UK] Revealed: how British American Tobacco exploited war zones to sell cigarettes

While civilians were being killed and cities ravaged by violence, BAT pursued opportunities to grow its markets. The documents describe how cartons of cigarettes were distributed to traders hidden in black bags in Somalia after Al-Shabaab banned sales a
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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[Asia, Israel] 'The Chief of Staff wants a smoke-free army'

When the current contract expires at the end of the year, cigarettes will no longer be sold at Shekem (the IDF canteen chain). It is expected that soon afterward they will no longer be sold at training bases or any IDF base. During the discussion, the u
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:30
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[Korea - North] Who's going to tell him he can't? Kim Jong-Un SMOKES a cigarette right beside North Korea's experimental ICBM that is filled with highly-flammable liquid rocket fuel

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2017 19:58
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Video appears to show Kim Jong Un casually smoking next to an untested liquid-fueled missile

a short video clip laid bare another shocking reality: North Korean missile forces allowed Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader of the country, to smoke a cigarette feet from the base of an untested, liquid-fueled rocket engine.
Business Insider
added Jul 7, 2017 01:52
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[Maine] President addresses off-campus smoking

at the June 21 meeting between municipal and Maine Maritime Academy officials in reference to the primary agenda item: the academy’s tobacco-free campus policy. One ramification of the policy enacted earlier this academic year, noted MMA President Bill B
Castine (ME) Patriot
added Jul 4, 2017 00:25
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Meta-analysis of Cigarette Smoking and Musculoskeletal Injuries in Military Training.

Smoking is a moderate risk factor for musculoskeletal injury, and may account for a meaningful proportion of injuries among men and women due to the high prevalence of smoking and injury in this population. Although enlistees are not allowed to smoke duri
Transplantation
added Jun 28, 2017 15:27
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Soldiers who smoke may be more likely to get hurt during training

Pulled muscles and broken bones are common during military training and even more common among soldiers who smoke, according to a review of past research. The study can’t say why the more soldiers smoke, the greater the increase in their risk of “overuse
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2017 15:26
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Our Past: National drive to buy cigarettes held in 1943

things were different in 1943. A national drive to buy cigarettes for men serving in the armed forces was to eventually attain the goal of 2 million cigarettes. Pretty girls in high heels made the cigarettes even more welcome.
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Jun 26, 2017 02:15
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