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JOHNSON: Danger: Electronic cigarettes can blow more than smoke

To prevent the Edwards Air Force Base community from becoming unsafe, the Edwards Fire Department would like to address a few E-Cig safety tips that will protect our two Ps, "People and Property!" When purchasing an electronic cigarette or vaporizer, ens
U.S. Air Force
added Aug 21, 2014 13:31
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[West Virginia] Veterans' groups seek exception to smoking ban; commissioners agree to go to board of health

Representatives of American Legion and VFW clubs throughout Mineral County crowded the county commissioners' meeting room Wednesday afternoon, appealing for an exemption to a countywide smoking ban that will bar smokers from their establishments effective
Keyser (WV) News-Tribune
added Aug 29, 2013 15:51
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2011 Department of Defense Health Related Behaviors Survey of Active Duty Military Personnel (PDF)

Cigarette Use: About one-quarter (24.5%) of service members reported cigarette use in the past 30 days, which did not meet the Healthy People objective of ≤12.0% and was higher than the civilian estimate of 20.6%. The Marine Corps reported the highest rat
United States Coast Guard
added Apr 29, 2013 12:56
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Video: Ahmed, the eight-year-old boy on the front line of Syria's civil war

In the video footage, Ahmed is seen lounging against his chair, holding his cigarette with the ease of a chain smoker. His expression is unsmiling and uncaring. His eyes stare blankly, telling the story of his lost youth.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:54
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[Florida] Smoking issue sparks conflict within veterans' posts

Most posts, which dictate their own policies, allow smoking. But it's becoming an increasingly divisive issue that's not going away. "It's a discussion that's coming up every month now at post meetings," said Gene Perrino, executive assistant for the VFW
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 5, 2013 18:04
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[Afghanistan, Australia] Diggers turn to smoking to fight off stress and boredom

DIGGERS smoke at twice the rate of the wider community - and sailors can buy subsidised tobacco on warships in international waters. . . Troops deployed to Afghanistan light up at alarming rates and purchase cigarettes for just $1 a packet
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jun 25, 2012 11:01
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House committee moves bill to prohibit smoking at VA facilities

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted unanimously Wednesday, May 17, 2017, to move forward with legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside Department of Veterans Affairs facilities and require the agency to eliminate outdoor smoking a
Stars & Stripes
added May 17, 2017 18:37
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Caused Former USAF Vet's Death, Fla. Jury Told ($$)

The family of a U.S. Air Force veteran and former jail guard who died of lung disease after decades of cigarette use urged a Florida jury Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for his illness, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of cigarette smokin
Law360
added Sep 18, 2016 13:49
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Philip Morris Snuffs Out Overpriced Cigarette FCA Suit ($$)

has again knocked down a False Claims Act suit alleging the company overcharged the U.S. Department of Defense for cigarette cartons, according to a Thursday order dismissing the suit from a D.C. federal judge. Federal district Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotel
Law360
added May 1, 2015 07:04
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Banning cigarette smoking on US Navy submarines: a case study

Fewer problems were encountered than had been expected...Lessons learned included the importance of strong empirical support, effective framing of the issue, setting a realistic timeline, soliciting support from key personnel and providing appropriate res
Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2014 02:03
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