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[Colombia] For Hire: 7,000 Former FARC Guerrillas

Coltabaco S.A.S., the country’s largest tobacco company, has spent $15 million on ­minimarkets and tobacco plantations that employ former guerrillas as well as members of the paramilitary death squads that were the rebels’ archenemies
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2017 10:29
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[Texas] At age 111, America's oldest veteran is still smoking cigars, drinking whiskey and loving life

working on his fifth Tampa Sweet cigar...He'll walk around his house to increase blood flow to his limbs, then smoke his first of 12 daily cigars....previous week...his body tried to fight off its latest bout of pneumonia.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jun 8, 2017 20:15
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire

Our latest claim to fame? Ours will be the first military in the world to be smoke-free....But the last cohort - and those choosing to start smoking - is likely to provide the greatest challenges. People should not get lost in the ``meeting targets'' man
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:41
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New Zealand to have world’s first smoke-free military by 2020

New Zealand has kicked off World No Tobacco Day by announcing a plan for its defence force to become the world’s first smoke-free military by 2020. Initiatives to achieve the goal include banning the sale of cigarettes on camps and bases and making NZ d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 31, 2017 13:47
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House committee moves bill to prohibit smoking at VA facilities

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted unanimously Wednesday, May 17, 2017, to move forward with legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside Department of Veterans Affairs facilities and require the agency to eliminate outdoor smoking a
Stars & Stripes
added May 17, 2017 18:37
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Russian Navy reveals world's BIGGEST nuclear submarine with TWENTY missile launchers

The submarine has combat posts, crew cabins, a swimming pool, a gym and even a smoking room inside.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 26, 2017 01:20
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[California] Hunter Urges Navy To Reconsider Ban On Vaping, E-Cigarettes

GOP California Rep. Duncan Hunter... has written a letter to the Navy, urging the service to reconsider its suspension of vaping and e-cigarettes...“Given the reduced health risks vaping represents compared to tobacco products, I would like to better und
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[Texas] Man files suit in Travis saying e-cigarette exploded in his pocket

The lawsuit alleges that the battery was defectively designed and manufactured, and that it lacked warnings to alert users to potential dangers. “Mr. Bonestele suffered an injury that he could never have imagined in civilian life,” his attorney, Randy S
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24
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[Australia] Navy ordered to pay compensation for causing sailor's smoking habit

"I was encouraged to smoke because of the 'stand easy' and mess activities on board when the bar was open," he said in 2014... His widow Bronwyn Cooper will now be entitled to compensation after the Administrative Appeals Tribunal decided her husband's s
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:28
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[Michigan] Former Navy SEAL sues after e-cigarette explosion tore hole in thigh

The lawsuit claims LG Chem America, Inc. defectively designed and manufactured the e-cigarette battery, which the lawsuit alleges did not have warnings alerting users to its potential danger. The e-cigarette was distributed by Lightfire Group, LLC. and s
WZZM 13 Box Z (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:15
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