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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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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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