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The VA’s $47,000 ‘Smoking Machine’

here’s a candidate for a little spending cut: The Department of Veterans Affairs might want to rethink its $47,526 contract — awarded less than a month ago — for a “cigarette smoking machine.” Just what is a cigarette smoking machine anyway, and why doe
ABC News
added Feb 12, 2013 13:04
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[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36
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Why Is This Russian Soldier Carrying a Gigantic Wooden “iPhone”?

smoking on duty is apparently a big no-no in the Ground Forces. As evidence, we offer this poor recruit who was forced to carry a gigantic wooden “cigarette” around all day. Kent is a European brand of cigarette, if you’re wondering.
SocialNewsDaily.com
added Jun 30, 2015 00:45
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[Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine] Businessman worth $581M, Nahshon Nahshonov, Makes Donation to WWII Veterans

Nahshonov is a leader in the diamond industry and a key individual in the tobacco industry with his tobacco company "Marpela". These are only 2 examples of his accomplishments out of his impressive track record. Nahshonov is also the proud owner of a hote
PR Newswire
added May 13, 2013 14:52
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[Afghanistan, Iraq] Blowing Bureaucratic Smoke / An FDA rule threatens to stop donations of cigars to U.S. troops. ($$)

The FDA’s bureaucrats are happy to have U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines dodge bullets overseas but they’re horrified they might relax by lighting up a stogie. Maybe we should send Mr. Califf and his colleagues who wrote this rule to Helmand pr
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 8, 2016 19:50
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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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[Russia] How Isis is recruiting migrant workers in Moscow to join the fighting in Syria

During their last conversation in April, Gulru told her that Isis had given the family $30,000 for their journey to Aleppo...Her husband barely takes any part in military activities. Rather he inspects cars for alcohol and cigarettes, which Isis has banne
The Guardian (uk)
added May 5, 2015 09:57
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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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tobacco use in the military

The Department of Defense should prohibit all tobacco use on military installations and stop selling tobacco products in commissaries and exchanges. Congressional requirements for designated smoking areas at Veterans Affairs health care facilities should
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:39
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