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[California] Tobacco Company Puts Sales Over Safety, Contributes to Former Navy Captain's Death

Lorillard Tobacco Co. put sales over safety in marketing its cigarettes, a strategy that contributed to the death at age 55 of a former Navy captain whose widow is suing the tobacco manufacturer for negligence, an attorney told a Los Angeles Superior Cou
Westsidetoday.com
added Jul 15, 2014 12:45
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ISIS burns pile of ‘haram’ cigarettes in Iraq

A picture posted to Twitter last week shows a pile of cigarette packs and boxes going up in flames. Near the pile stands a jihadist, with his weapon raised in apparent celebration.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:35
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Navy Considers Banning Tobacco Sales on Bases - ABC News

Tobacco sales on Navy ships and in stores on Navy and Marine Corps bases would be a thing of the past under a plan being considered by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, but some congressional members are pushing back. The Navy Department, which includes the Mari
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 6, 2014 05:45
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[Connecticut] Veteran Evicted After New Smoking Ban His Apartment Complex

90 year old Newington Resident Andy Nowicki started smoking 70 years ago, while serving in the United States Army, during World War II. And, it's this habit that has brought him and his wife to the brink of eviction from the apartment they have called ho
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:36
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Guam raises tobacco age from 18 to 21; military bases will observe new law

Commissaries and exchange stores on Guam have been ordered to stop selling tobacco products — including electronic cigarettes — to personnel under age 21 because of a new law that took effect Monday on the U.S. island territory. The order, which was rel
Stars & Stripes
added Jan 11, 2018 20:05
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[Belgium] PICTURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR Détente, Over a Cigarette

This was not a man who needed to be lectured on the health hazards of smoking. “A wounded German getting a light for his cigarette from a British soldier,” the caption in The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial. “The German was left behind when his comrade
New York Times
added Sep 15, 2017 02:31
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Smoking Behavior Change During Compulsory Military Service in Israel, 1987–2011

Military tobacco control policy is an important contributor to longevity among service personnel, and population-wide mortality in countries with compulsory service. The increased smoking prevalence among military personnel, and increases in smoking duri
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 24, 2017 05:25
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Fight the Enemy 3.0

a tobacco counter-marketing video contest that aims to change attitudes about tobacco by framing tobacco use as the “enemy” that hurts our friends, families, health, and fitness. This year’s competition theme, “E-Cigarettes: Can You See Through the Smoke
health.mil (Military Health System, Defense Health Agency)
added Sep 21, 2015 09:43
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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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[Egypt, Palestine] 2 hurt as Israel navy targets Gaza-bound tobacco boats

Two Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday when Israeli navy vessels destroyed two Gaza-bound boats smuggling cigarettes and tobacco from Egypt, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 26, 2014 10:55
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