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Cigarette prices and community price comparisons in US military retail stores

no significant difference between prices for cigarettes on military installations and the lowest average community comparison, and in some locations, the prices violated [DOD] policy... a common minimum (or floor) shelf price for tobacco products should b
Tobacco Control
added Sep 2, 2016 01:14

Navy weighs e-cigarette ban amid safety concerns

A string of incidents since last year has prompted Navy safety officials to recommend putting the e-smoking lamp out fleetwide. ...the Naval Safety Center detailed growing safety concerns as exploding batteries in the devices have led to a dozen injuries
Navy Times
added Aug 18, 2016 16:05

KOH: Place Matters for Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

efforts to foster tobacco-free norms have resulted in healthier worksites, restaurants, bars, and other public places. Denormalizing and deglamorizing use in an even wider variety of high-risk settings... Place matters. Changing culture can restore health
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Aug 17, 2016 14:35

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes Widow $10M For Veteran's Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widow of a chain-smoking military veteran who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Friday to award her $10 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., saying its concealment of cigarettes' dangers robbed her of her husband
added Aug 14, 2016 15:15

Philip Morris Wants FCA Cig Suit Unlit At DC Circ. ($$)

urged the D.C. Circuit on Monday to keep a would-be False Claims Act whistleblower's suit snuffed out, arguing his rehearing bid sees nonexistent differences between appellate findings on claims the military was overcharged for cigarettes. There is no di
added Aug 9, 2016 20:54

The unseen side of war-torn Syria: Hundreds party on the beach and soak up the sun just 100 miles from under-siege Aleppo

Crowds spotted lounging about on sand and smoking from shisha pipes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25

Philip Morris Relator Wants Cigs FCA Relit At DC Circ. ($$)

A would-be whistleblower asked the D.C. Circuit Thursday to rethink its June ruling that False Claims Act allegations that Philip Morris overcharged the military for cigarettes should remain dismissed, arguing the purported public disclosure blocking the
added Jul 22, 2016 22:50

[Pennsylvania] Of cigars and Civil War: History impressionist channels US Grant in Mt. Lebanon

“And they’re a bit superstitious. Imagine baseball players who don’t change their socks because they’ve won, and all those other habits people have when they’re superstitious.” So they started bestowing boxes of smokes on Grant, Serfass explained, with
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jul 22, 2016 18:50

Self-reported difficulty of smoking cessation among ex-smokers in the Israel Defense Force (IDF) career service personnel: observational study.

The majority of ex-smokers stopped smoking unassisted and did not find cessation difficult, while 50.0% found it easier than expected. Further studies of successful cessation experiences of ex-smokers are warranted.
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 18, 2016 19:43

Easterseals and CVS Health Foundation Take on Disparities in Smoking Among Disability and Veteran Communities

People living with disabilities face even higher instances of smoking, nearly 40% more than those who reported having no disability (CDC, 2011). CVS Health knows promoting a tobacco-free lifestyle extends well beyond their cigarette-free stores. That's w
PR Newswire
added Jul 12, 2016 15:21
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