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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

[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

[Afghanistan, Iraq, USA] More troops on smokeless tobacco after deployment

added Feb 22, 2012 00:00

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
added Jun 28, 2017 15:26

Bill to Ban Smoking Areas at VA Introduced in House

House Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday to immediately shut down the remaining indoor designated smoking areas at Veterans Health Administration facilities and also to eliminate outdoor designated smoking areas within five years. "Exposure to seco
added Mar 23, 2017 02:52

CV Sciences, Inc. Applauds U.S. Department of Defense Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Campaign

"We greatly appreciate the U.S. Department of Defense bringing not only awareness but offering solutions available to the public through the website," explained Michael Mona, Jr., President and CEO of CV Sciences. "The DoD recognizes the sa
added Mar 23, 2017 02:41
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