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[Maine] President addresses off-campus smoking

at the June 21 meeting between municipal and Maine Maritime Academy officials in reference to the primary agenda item: the academy’s tobacco-free campus policy. One ramification of the policy enacted earlier this academic year, noted MMA President Bill B
Castine (ME) Patriot
added Jul 4, 2017 00:25
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Soldiers who smoke may be more likely to get hurt during training

Pulled muscles and broken bones are common during military training and even more common among soldiers who smoke, according to a review of past research. The study can’t say why the more soldiers smoke, the greater the increase in their risk of “overuse
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2017 15:26
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Our Past: National drive to buy cigarettes held in 1943

things were different in 1943. A national drive to buy cigarettes for men serving in the armed forces was to eventually attain the goal of 2 million cigarettes. Pretty girls in high heels made the cigarettes even more welcome.
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Jun 26, 2017 02:15
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[UK] Remove leeches with nicotine and make a hat out of seat cushions from your crashed plane, re-released Air Ministry guides advise

The pamphlets assume that every airman travels with a supply of cigarettes.... “When moving through the jungle, if smoking, keep the pieces of unburnt tobacco, and wrap them up in a piece of material. When de-leeching, moisten the bag so formed, and sque
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 25, 2017 17:43
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[Colombia] For Hire: 7,000 Former FARC Guerrillas

Coltabaco S.A.S., the country’s largest tobacco company, has spent $15 million on ­minimarkets and tobacco plantations that employ former guerrillas as well as members of the paramilitary death squads that were the rebels’ archenemies
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2017 10:29
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Meta-analysis of Cigarette Smoking and Musculoskeletal Injuries in Military Training.

Smoking is a moderate risk factor for musculoskeletal injury, and may account for a meaningful proportion of injuries among men and women due to the high prevalence of smoking and injury in this population. Although enlistees are not allowed to smoke duri
Transplantation
added Jun 28, 2017 15:27
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[Texas] At age 111, America's oldest veteran is still smoking cigars, drinking whiskey and loving life

working on his fifth Tampa Sweet cigar...He'll walk around his house to increase blood flow to his limbs, then smoke his first of 12 daily cigars....previous week...his body tried to fight off its latest bout of pneumonia.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jun 8, 2017 20:15
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire

Our latest claim to fame? Ours will be the first military in the world to be smoke-free....But the last cohort - and those choosing to start smoking - is likely to provide the greatest challenges. People should not get lost in the ``meeting targets'' man
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:41
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New Zealand to have world’s first smoke-free military by 2020

New Zealand has kicked off World No Tobacco Day by announcing a plan for its defence force to become the world’s first smoke-free military by 2020. Initiatives to achieve the goal include banning the sale of cigarettes on camps and bases and making NZ d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 31, 2017 13:47
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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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