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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
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2017 15:26
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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
Military.com
added Mar 23, 2017 02:52
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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 UcanQuit2.org website," explained Michael Mona, Jr., President and CEO of CV Sciences. "The DoD recognizes the sa
MarketWired
added Mar 23, 2017 02:41
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E-Cig Vet Joins McLane as Vice President of Sales / Will oversee convenience, military and travel accounts

Major convenience-store distributor McLane Co. Inc. has hired Vito Maurici as vice president of sales for convenience, military and travel accounts. Prior to joining McLane, Maurici held the position of senior vice president of sales and distribution at
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 14, 2016 16:07
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[Korea - South] Foreign cigarette firms sue gov’t over PX ruling

filed suits against the government on April 1 and March 28, respectively, accusing the government of unfairly prioritizing Korea Tobacco and Ginseng (KT&G) in selecting which cigarettes will be sold at military post exchanges (PX). The two companies also
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:10
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California Republican emerges as champion of e-cigarettes

Norton...thought Hunter’s vaping was funny, particularly because she believes it helped her win the vote of Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.), who had to sweep away a cloud of smoke from Hunter’s e-cigarette with her hand. “Imagine what it would be like if
The Hill
added Feb 13, 2016 21:41
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ZUGER: In Hospitals, Smoke-Free Doesn’t Mean Abuse-Free

Veterans Health Care Act of 1992 specifically required V.A. facilities to establish designated smoking areas...has been bitterly criticized...it does serve a useful function: It allows medical care to proceed...Granted, that care is often for tobacco-rela
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 8, 2016 19:35
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[North Carolina] The Trading Cards That Sold Tobacco

the Rubenstein Library’s new digital collection of advertising materials from W. Duke, Sons & Co. has trading cards of just about everyone else of note. The great boxer Jack Johnson is in the collection, as are Benjamin Franklin and Martha Washington. Th
Duke University News Service
added Nov 7, 2015 02:34
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FDA and the Department of Defense: A Joint Force to Reduce Tobacco Use in the Military

Working collaboratively, we developed an agreement where FDA would supply DHA with six advertisements from The Real Cost campaign, to run in more than 100 military installation movie theaters, domestically and internationally, until March 2016. The ads f
FDA Blogs
added Sep 22, 2015 17:34
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Records re: Tobacco Sales by the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), 2006-2012

Your Freedom of Information Act Request for various information concerning tobacco sales, DeCA Board Meeting Minutes and the DeCA Strategic Plan has been processed. The Agency responses to each of your requests are as follows: Statistics on Cigarette/to
governmentattic.org
added Sep 13, 2015 21:32
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