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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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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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[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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[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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[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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[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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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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[Washington] LETTER: Military-tobacco edit way off base

Regarding the Monday editorial, “Help military ban tobacco”: Militarily speaking; it seems your “In Our View” anti-smoking effort was off base.... the rambling arguments, quotes and purported facts in your editorial were disjointed and likely misleading t
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jan 30, 2016 22:46
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[Florida] Avera & Smith Secures $34 Million Tobacco Case Judgment Against R.J. Reynolds for Family of Deceased Lung Cancer Victim

"This is an important judgement on behalf of Garry's family," said Mark Avera, Partner, Gainesville-based Avera & Smith law firm. "If Americans only knew what these companies concealed from us about what they knew about smoking and lung cancer and nicoti
PR Newswire
added Sep 14, 2015 22:14
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