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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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Russian Navy reveals world's BIGGEST nuclear submarine with TWENTY missile launchers

The submarine has combat posts, crew cabins, a swimming pool, a gym and even a smoking room inside.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 26, 2017 01:20
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[California] Hunter Urges Navy To Reconsider Ban On Vaping, E-Cigarettes

GOP California Rep. Duncan Hunter... has written a letter to the Navy, urging the service to reconsider its suspension of vaping and e-cigarettes...“Given the reduced health risks vaping represents compared to tobacco products, I would like to better und
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[Texas] Man files suit in Travis saying e-cigarette exploded in his pocket

The lawsuit alleges that the battery was defectively designed and manufactured, and that it lacked warnings to alert users to potential dangers. “Mr. Bonestele suffered an injury that he could never have imagined in civilian life,” his attorney, Randy S
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24
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[Australia] Navy ordered to pay compensation for causing sailor's smoking habit

"I was encouraged to smoke because of the 'stand easy' and mess activities on board when the bar was open," he said in 2014... His widow Bronwyn Cooper will now be entitled to compensation after the Administrative Appeals Tribunal decided her husband's s
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:28
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[Michigan] Former Navy SEAL sues after e-cigarette explosion tore hole in thigh

The lawsuit claims LG Chem America, Inc. defectively designed and manufactured the e-cigarette battery, which the lawsuit alleges did not have warnings alerting users to its potential danger. The e-cigarette was distributed by Lightfire Group, LLC. and s
WZZM 13 Box Z (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:15
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[Florida] Local veterans oppose potential smoking ban

Johnson wouldn’t be too happy if he weren’t allowed to smoke outside when he goes to his VA appointments. But that could happen under legislation proposed by Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup, which seeks to prohibit smoking at VA facilities within five years. Smo
Panama City (FL) News-Herald
added Apr 17, 2017 02:18
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Navy Tells Sailors To Leave The E-Cigarette On Shore

After a series of "mishaps," the Navy says it will no longer allow sailors to bring electronic cigarettes onto its ships, submarines, aircraft, boats, craft and heavy equipment. "The prohibition applies to Sailors, Marines, Military Sealift Command civi
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 14, 2017 23:45
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Navy Suspends Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) on Ships, Subs, Aircraft

The prohibition applies to Sailors, Marines, Military Sealift Command civilians and any personnel working on or visiting those units. The Fleet commanders implemented this policy to protect the safety and welfare of Sailors and to protect the ships, su
U.S. Navy.mil
added Apr 14, 2017 22:45
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