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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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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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Health Effects of Vape Oils Containing Unknown Substances

​PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: Users of e-cigarettes and/or vaporizer pens must ensure that the products they purchase do not contain Cannabidiol (CBD) oil, CBD, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or synthetic cannabinoids.
Army Public Health Center
added Jan 31, 2018 17:05
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