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[Florida] cigars donations are bad for the military’s health

members of the military smoke at higher rates, and recruits are highly susceptible to tobacco initiation. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network put it well. It would be a disservice if those protections weren’t extended to the servicemen and
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:05
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar Military Still Big Power Despite Opposition Victory

Myanmar’s military has always been a highly politicized institution. But its role extends well beyond just politics. The military has business interests in jade and ruby mines, a brewery, bus lines, tobacco, textiles and banks.
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2015 17:35
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[Georgia] E-cigs banned indoors

Most personnel working or living on board Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay also are aware that smoking is prohibited indoors and only authorized in designated smoking areas. However, did you know this policy includes the use of any tobacco product; smokel
Kings Bay (GA) Periscope
added Apr 24, 2014 14:24
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[Japan, Hawaii] Air Force expanding smoking restrictions

Stars & Stripes
added Dec 15, 2012 20:57
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[California] LETTER: Our troops don’t need free tobacco

How wonderful that Duncan Hunter has the time and energy as a congressman to lobby for the tobacco industry’s desire to provide free cigars for our servicemen, all the while spending supporters’ contributions on his own personal expenses as prohibited by
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2016 14:43
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[Iraq, UK] War on cigarettes Isis style: smokers face losing their fingers ($$)

Jubilant Isis militants destroyed thousands of packets of cigarettes yesterday as the group began enforcing its strict interpretation of Islamic law in areas of Iraq captured in the past week.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:33
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Navy move to ban tobacco sales would include Marine Corps

Changes may be coming to the other services, too. A Defense Department memo dated March 14 that was obtained by Military Times encourages the services to eliminate tobacco sales — and even tobacco use — on military bases, although it stops short of order
Navy Times
added Mar 31, 2014 11:44
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Fewer troops smoking, drinking, using drugs

In a recent survey, 24 percent of all troops said they smoke, 12.8 percent reported smokeless tobacco use ... A new worldwide survey of active-duty troops shows that they are engaging in harmful behaviors less than they did in 2008, with incidents of b
Army Times
added Apr 2, 2013 19:53
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Slammed With $35M Verdict In Veteran's Death ($$)

jury walloped [RJR] with $20 million in punitive damages Friday, adding to an earlier $14.7 million compensatory award to the family of a decorated U.S. Air Force sergeant...$34.7 million in damages to the family of Garry O'Hara
Law360
added Sep 12, 2015 13:49
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[Iraq] RAQQA JOURNAL In a Syrian City, ISIS Puts Its Vision Into Practice

The religious police have banned public smoking of cigarettes and water pipes – a move that has dampened the city’s social life, forcing cafes to close.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 15:37
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