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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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LETER: Big Tobacco and the Army

“smoke if you’ve got ’em.” The little sample packs were wonderful. They had the same branding and four cigarettes in a neat row. The industry addicted millions of troops over the course of 30 years. If you doubt this, pay a visit to any V.A. hospital an
New York Times
added Dec 2, 2017 01:28
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[Maryland] Murtha Cancer Center Hosts Annual Lung Cancer Summit/Awareness Day

The battle against lung cancer requires a multi-faceted approach encompassing prevention, early detection, treatment, research and survivorship stressed speakers during the 5th annual lung cancer summit/lung cancer patient awareness day at Walter Reed Na
dcmilitary.com
added Dec 1, 2017 02:12
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[Texas] Tobacco 21 Opponents Speak Up

San Antonio’s effort to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 isn’t the most popular idea with convenience store owners. Proponents admit that 18-year-olds will still be able to buy cigarettes on military bases, as well as in the San Ant
KTSA (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:30
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Tobacco cessation: Resource helps smokers quit

the Department of Defense has relaunched Quit Tobacco-UCanQuit2’s live chat feature, which is an educational campaign on tobacco cessation for service members that began about 10 years ago. Users, including Military Health System beneficiaries and veteran
Fort Campbell (KY) Courier
added Nov 18, 2017 21:45
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Durbin Introduces Legislation To Make The VA Smoke-Free

announced legislation to prohibit smoking at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The legislation would repeal an antiquated 1992 law that requires the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to furnish and maintain designated indoor or outdoor smoking a
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:53
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