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[Korea - South] E-cigarettes present new problems for Korean military

After battery explosion injures soldier, charging of electronic cigarettes in living quarters is no longer allowed
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 17, 2015 21:13
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AUDIO: The discount that links big tobacco to the military

defense department spends $1.6 billion a year on tobacco-related expenses, like treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Despite the numbers, members of the military get discounts on all kinds of products at military base stores, including tobacco
Marketplace (American Public Media)
added Oct 1, 2014 09:04
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[Denmark] Army recruit smokers humiliated by their superiors

If Danish army recruits want to smoke a cigarette, their commanders humiliate them while they do so, reports Metroexpress. Some have been told to climb trees or stand on one leg, while others have been forced to stand in a puddle or lie down with their
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:05
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[Florida] LETTER: "The smoking lamp" is lit

attempt to ban smoking was undertaken at Post 136 of The American Legion....as veterans, we can deal with a problem of too much smoke. We can extinguish the "smoking lamp" or light it as needed.... Stop by Post 136. And smoke 'em if ya got 'em. But know w
Pine Island (FL) Eagle
added Jun 18, 2014 12:01
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Russian soldier drives tank to get cigarettes in another town

In Kaliningrad, military man Arthur Vilgert was accused of causing more than 1.8 million rubles of damage to the Defense Ministry of Russia.
Pravda Online
added Dec 13, 2013 16:06
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[Asia] Syrian snipers 'shooting pregnant women to win cigarettes'

Fighters in Syria are shooting pregnant women to kill their unborn babies and are then awarded cigarettes if they 'hit the correct targets', a British surgeon has claimed. Dr David Nott, who has been volunteering in Syria, described the deliberate attemp
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 20, 2013 15:37
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[Wyoming] LETTER: Shame on Holloway

It takes a lot of nerve for a bossy, righteous would-be "community organizer", who has never been in the service, much less combat, to have the nerve to tell a combat veteran he can't have a smoke and a beer with his service buddies in a private club rese
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jul 16, 2013 03:53
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[New York] Smoking? Combat? Wait Until 21 to Decide, Young Recruits Say

As it turned out, many of the young people walking into the military recruitment center on 125th Street the next day also saw the inconsistency. In general, they thought that it was true that they were not mature enough to make life-or-death decisions on
New York Times
added Apr 24, 2013 09:11
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[Australia] Tobacco ‘saved my life’ says war veteran

“When I got down there they said ‘you’ve got a reserved occupation. You grow tobacco, get back up there and grow tobacco, the troops in the front line have got to have tobacco!’ so I did that,” Bruce said. “The tobacco saved my life! Wonderful tobacco!”
Inverell (NSW) Times (au)
added Apr 23, 2013 14:07
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[Texas] Letter: On smoking ban vote at American Legion

Was taken there as a guest and was so smokey I couldn’t wait to leave. ... Let’s hope they do the right thing and go no smoking inside.
Kerrville (TX) Daily Times
added Apr 3, 2013 03:32
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