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[Asia] Pakistan will not attend tobacco conference in India

"It's a very important meeting on tobacco, but our visit doesn't appear feasible due to ongoing tensions," Saira Afzal Tarar, Pakistan's junior minister of health services regulation and coordination, told Reuters. Relations between Pakistan and India h
Reuters
added Nov 4, 2016 22:53
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LETTER: ZELLER: Congress Has Long Banned Charitable Gifts of Tobacco

Congress prohibited the charitable distribution of tobacco products in 2009. This applies to cigars and is not a direct result of any recent FDA regulation... An individual, however, may still send care packages that include cigars to family members or f
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 5, 2016 02:21
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[Florida] "Stubborn" Soldier Was Responsible for His Own Smoking, Defense Says as Trial Opens Over Lung Cancer Death

A former military man described as hard-headed, stubborn, and having a short fuse, was completely responsible for his own smoking and could not have been dissuaded from his 3-pack-a-day habit, the defense claimed in opening statements last week in the tri
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 27, 2016 02:21
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EDITORIAL: Soldiers Can Shoot, Not Smoke

we hoped it might be a misunderstanding. Now we know the ban is deliberate. The FDA has clarified its position in a letter responding to a query from California Republican Duncan Hunter. Mr. Hunter, a Marine reservist who has done combat tours in Iraq a
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30
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[North Dakota] Tobacco tax fight pits businesses against health care officials, veterans

Supporters of a measure that would sharply raise the state’s tobacco tax say, if approved, public health costs would be reduced and fewer young people would be drawn into taking up the habit. Opponents counter that the measure places an unfair tax burde
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Oct 22, 2016 20:03
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BIll Would Make FDA Cigar Ban Go Up in Smoke

Rep. Kathy Castor, a Democrat who represents Tampa, Fla. She recently introduced House Resolution 5955, the "Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops Act." The legislation would allow non-profits to make charitable gifts "of tradit
AMI Newswire (American Media Institute)
added Oct 21, 2016 00:17
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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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[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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SCHOW: The FDA is coming for your premium cigars

"These new FDA rules are more than a nuisance," Bufkin wrote. "They are potentially fatal to the premium cigar industry as we know it, and to the culture of handmade cigar-smoking so many of us now enjoy. Almost inevitably, manufacturers will massively c
Washington DC Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:45
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[Malaysia, USA] Army General Used Government Credit Card at Strip Clubs, Pentagon Says

alleges that Maj. Gen. Ronald F. Lewis visited a strip club in Seoul...trip to Malaysia in which General Lewis shared a cigar with a female colleague at a gathering attended by a number of staff members and journalists. According to the report, others the
New York Times
added Oct 7, 2016 01:11
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