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DUFF: Romney Tobacco Deal With Russian Mob and GOP

The first cigarette deals were negotiated by old line CIA accompanied by national leaders of the GOP. Just by accident, I attended more than one of those meetings and I don’t even smoke. I remember that thousands of cigarette machines were to be offere
Veterans Today (VT)
added Nov 1, 2012 20:53
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tobacco is a social justice issue: the military

The plums are here to be plucked. That’s what a tobacco company wrote in an internal document to describe its new strategy for growing cigarette sales in a promising market: the military. The company, Lorillard, was one of many in the tobacco industry t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:18
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[Korea - North] Who's going to tell him he can't? Kim Jong-Un SMOKES a cigarette right beside North Korea's experimental ICBM that is filled with highly-flammable liquid rocket fuel

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2017 19:58
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Potential Consequences of E-Cigarette Use: Is Youth Health Going Up in Smoke? (PDF)

Department of Defense (DOD), given its heavy reliance on the adolescent population for future manpower needs, should be especially concerned about how e-cigarette use will affect this group. This study draws on existing literature and publicly availabl
CNA (Center for Naval Analyses and the Institute for Public Research)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:37
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[Missouri] Military's push to discourage tobacco use stumbles amid cheap cigarettes

base exchanges are the military’s version of department stores and are expected to offer personnel and their families good deals on merchandise. But their everyday low cigarette prices fly in the face of Department of Defense policies aimed at discouragi
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Mar 1, 2014 18:33
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Veterans Groups Miss Opportunities to Curb Tobacco Use

Studies have shown that U.S. military veterans smoke at a higher rate than civilians. Websites targeting veterans, however, fail to provide information about the risks of tobacco products and how to quit smoking, finds a new report in the American Journa
Health Behavior News Service
added Oct 31, 2013 16:08
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LETER: Big Tobacco and the Army

“smoke if you’ve got ’em.” The little sample packs were wonderful. They had the same branding and four cigarettes in a neat row. The industry addicted millions of troops over the course of 30 years. If you doubt this, pay a visit to any V.A. hospital an
New York Times
added Dec 2, 2017 01:28
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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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[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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Pentagon aims to curb tobacco use by military: memo

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has issued new policy guidelines aimed at curbing tobacco use within America's military that include raising the prices of tobacco on military bases to match local market prices. The policy, which also includes widening
Reuters
added Apr 27, 2016 15:46
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