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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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[France, USA] THE CIGARETTE CAMPS The U.S. Army camps in the Le Havre area

CAMP CHESTERFIELD CAMP LUCKY STRIKE CAMP OLD GOLD CAMP PHILIP MORRIS...After the Allies secured the French harbor of Le Havre...the Americans began ringing the city with camps that served as staging areas for new troops arriving in the ETO
The Skylighters (225th AAA Searchlight Battalion Veterans Association)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:31
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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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[North Carolina] Army warns of ‘emerging public health threat’

Army medical leaders said Tuesday that a rash of North Carolina troops being hospitalized for serious medical issues believed to have been caused by vaping oils is a priority. The remarks come one day after the U.S. Army Public Health Center issued a pu
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 31, 2018 16:58
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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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[California] Tobacco Company Puts Sales Over Safety, Contributes to Former Navy Captain's Death

Lorillard Tobacco Co. put sales over safety in marketing its cigarettes, a strategy that contributed to the death at age 55 of a former Navy captain whose widow is suing the tobacco manufacturer for negligence, an attorney told a Los Angeles Superior Cou
Westsidetoday.com
added Jul 15, 2014 12:45
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ISIS burns pile of ‘haram’ cigarettes in Iraq

A picture posted to Twitter last week shows a pile of cigarette packs and boxes going up in flames. Near the pile stands a jihadist, with his weapon raised in apparent celebration.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:35
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