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Tobacco's Grip on U.S. Veterans

Nearly 40 percent of U.S. military veterans smoke or use some form of tobacco...Among veterans, current tobacco use was highest among those: with no health insurance (60 percent); living in poverty (54 percent); ages 18 to 25 (57 percent); with serious me
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 12, 2018 13:00
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About three in ten US veterans use tobacco products

About 3 in 10 U.S. military veterans used some form of tobacco product during 2010–2015, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Tobacco product use was hig
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 19:33
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[Michigan] VIDEO: Veterans accused in cigarette scheme plan to fight 'absurd' charges

Three military veterans were formally charged in Grand Rapids 61st District Court Thursday, Jan. 4, in connection with a cigarette smuggling scheme inside the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Ken Hammond, Tony Moore and Jeff Bowman are all facing felony c
WZZM 13 Box Z (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:08
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Guam raises tobacco age from 18 to 21; military bases will observe new law

Commissaries and exchange stores on Guam have been ordered to stop selling tobacco products — including electronic cigarettes — to personnel under age 21 because of a new law that took effect Monday on the U.S. island territory. The order, which was rel
Stars & Stripes
added Jan 11, 2018 20:05
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VIDEO: Ray Mabus On How Tobacco Companies Target The U.S. Military | Forbes

Former Navy secretary Ray Mabus sat down to discuss how the tobacco industry is specifically targeting the U.S. military to sell tobacco products.
You Tube
added Jan 11, 2018 02:37
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[Russia] Hotspot – Estonia

Recently, cigarette smugglers have been crossing at various points on the Estonian-Russian border. Russian cigarettes are carried into Estonia ...Smugglers...provide ideal opportunities to harvest intelligence on the readiness of the EBG and the state of
Geographical Magazine (Royal Geographical Society) (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 11:54
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[Asia, China] Anti-smoking groups take fight online

Four GIFs designed to discourage smoking were jointly released on the official Sina Weibo accounts of five anti-tobacco groups recently. "The GIFs are designed to encourage Tencent to remove the smoking emoji from WeChat," said Xu Jianshu, director of t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Italy] Major initiative seeks to combat U.S. soldiers’ weight problems and injuries

In one checkout aisle, customers see nothing but cigarettes... Out of a force of 3,150 soldiers stationed in Italy, 11.4 percent are obese, 23.2 percent use tobacco and 8.4 percent suffer from a sleep disorder. What’s even more worrisome? These numbers a
Washington Post
added Dec 20, 2017 22:03
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former navy secretary ray mabus on the culture of smoking in the military

“it’s one of the most embedded things that you ever see,” said former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus in an interview with Truth Initiative®... A pro-tobacco culture infiltrated the military, thanks in part to the heavy targeting of service members
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:59
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[Michigan] Three veterans criminally charged in connection with sale of cigarettes

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's office approved criminal charges against multiple veterans who formerly lived at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans for the sale of non-taxed cigarettes. In August, we reported four Grand Rapids Home for Veterans
WZZM 13 Box Z (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:17
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