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[California] RAFTERY; REP. HUNTER, WHO TOOK $42,000 FROM TOBACCO INDUSTRIES, PUSHES TO ALLOW FREE TOBACCO FOR TROOPS

including over $13,511 for his 2016 campaign... Asked about threats posed by tobacco to soldiers’ lives and health, as well as the high costs of caring for veterans...Hunter stated, “I don’t care."...just whose interest is Rep. Hunter truly representing?
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 21:41
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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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[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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[Vietnam, Maryland] Lloyd Waters: The soliloquy of a cigar smoker

What would one do under such circumstance to lessen the burden of this nasty smell, you might ask? I did the only reasonable thing I could; I became a connoisseur of fine cigars. Now, I know what you’re thinking. How is it possible that you could put up
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Mar 16, 2017 21:10
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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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