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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

VA Joins With Million Hearts Campaign

The Million Hearts™ campaign encourages a targeted focus on the “ABCS” – Aspirin for people at risk, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Smoking cessation ––all of which address the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease and can
VA - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
added Mar 29, 2013 13:50

Russia Fears Its Troops Will Riot if Cigarette Rations End

“Tobacco shortages will affect the psychology of the smokers,” Valentina Melnikova, executive secretary of the Union of Soldiers’ Mothers’ Committee, a human rights organization focused on the military, told Izvestia. “Platoon or company commanders will s
added Mar 5, 2013 09:42

Veteran loves his cigars - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times

Sept. 13, 1988: Martin De Young, 100, says his greatest pleasure in life is smoking a cigar. De Young, a resident of the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, says he cut down to three a day, one after each meal. Los Angeles Times columnist Charles
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 7, 2012 10:49

[South Dakota] 28th MDG to be smoke free Nov. 9

The 28th Medical Group will be designated a tobacco-free campus beginning Nov. 9, in light of the recently updated Air Force Instruction 40-102, Tobacco Use in the Air Force.
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Nov 6, 2012 10:10
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