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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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Navy Considers Banning Tobacco Sales on Bases - ABC News

Tobacco sales on Navy ships and in stores on Navy and Marine Corps bases would be a thing of the past under a plan being considered by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, but some congressional members are pushing back. The Navy Department, which includes the Mari
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 6, 2014 05:45
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[Connecticut] Veteran Evicted After New Smoking Ban His Apartment Complex

90 year old Newington Resident Andy Nowicki started smoking 70 years ago, while serving in the United States Army, during World War II. And, it's this habit that has brought him and his wife to the brink of eviction from the apartment they have called ho
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:36
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Smoking Behavior Change During Compulsory Military Service in Israel, 1987–2011

Military tobacco control policy is an important contributor to longevity among service personnel, and population-wide mortality in countries with compulsory service. The increased smoking prevalence among military personnel, and increases in smoking duri
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 24, 2017 05:25
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[California] RAFTERY; REP. HUNTER, WHO TOOK $42,000 FROM TOBACCO INDUSTRIES, PUSHES TO ALLOW FREE TOBACCO FOR TROOPS

including over $13,511 for his 2016 campaign... Asked about threats posed by tobacco to soldiers’ lives and health, as well as the high costs of caring for veterans...Hunter stated, “I don’t care."...just whose interest is Rep. Hunter truly representing?
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 21:41
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Fight the Enemy 3.0

a tobacco counter-marketing video contest that aims to change attitudes about tobacco by framing tobacco use as the “enemy” that hurts our friends, families, health, and fitness. This year’s competition theme, “E-Cigarettes: Can You See Through the Smoke
health.mil (Military Health System, Defense Health Agency)
added Sep 21, 2015 09:43
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[Afghanistan] Bergdahl Was in Unit Known for Its Troubles

To many of those soldiers, Sergeant Bergdahl was viewed as standoffish or eccentric, smoking a pipe instead of spitting tobacco, as so many soldiers do, and reading voraciously when others napped or watched videos.
New York Times
added Jun 8, 2014 10:05
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[Egypt, Palestine] 2 hurt as Israel navy targets Gaza-bound tobacco boats

Two Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday when Israeli navy vessels destroyed two Gaza-bound boats smuggling cigarettes and tobacco from Egypt, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 26, 2014 10:55
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[California] No butts about it, smoking can be deadly to environment too

The Edwards AFB Fire Department was called out for two separate fires; one in front of the Main Clinic and one on South Base at the Aero Club. Both were believed to be started by smoldering cigarettes. 412th Test Wing leadership and the Ground Safety O
U.S. Air Force
added Jun 20, 2013 20:02
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