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[New York] New UB study sheds light on perceptions of e-cigs

Daily users of e-cigarettes see them as about as satisfying or even more satisfying, and less harmful, than cigarettes, according to the results of a small study from the University at Buffalo. The study of 105 U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard soldie
University of Buffalo
added Mar 5, 2017 01:23

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Out of the box

There is a smoking culture that persists among national servicemen, and the Government should take steps to ensure this does not become more prevalent, said Nominated MP Randolph Tan. If not, this could "reduce training effectiveness, lead to an erosion
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 4, 2017 16:51

[Illinois] North Chicago officials debate raising e-cigarette usage age to 21 E-cigarette

North Chicago Ald. Kathy January, 7th, said she believes if someone is old enough to join the Navy, they should be old enough to smoke an e-cigarette. "We are a unique city in that we are a military city," she said. Although she said she personally abh
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 2, 2017 18:31

[Oregon] Military Department Backs Age 21 For Tobacco As Chance of Passage Slips

Representatives of the Oregon National Guard support changing the culture of the military and putting tobacco out of reach for younger guard members, but Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, D-Gresham, canceled a committee vote on SB 754 on Thursday. Sen. Peter
The Lund Report
added Feb 19, 2017 01:36
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Changes in Veteran Tobacco Use Identified in Electronic Medical Records

High annual cessation rates may reflect the older age and greater comorbidities of the cohort or the intensive cessation efforts of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The lower cessation and higher relapse rates in psychiatric and substance use dis
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32

Navy Providing Further Guidance On Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

In practice, this means Sailors using ENDS will now be required to follow the same regulations and use them in the same places, as if they were using a traditional tobacco product. In addition to outlining the proper classification for these devices, the
added Feb 3, 2017 21:32

[Mid-east] Smoking Prevalence Increases Substantially During Compulsory Military Service, Israeli Research Shows

researchers found that cigarette smoking increased by almost 40% during compulsory military service in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). In a systematic sample of nearly 30,000 soldiers from 1987 to 2011, the prevalence of smoking grew from 26.2% at recrui
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 16:54

Smoking Behavior Change During Compulsory Military Service in Israel, 1987–2011

Military tobacco control policy is an important contributor to longevity among service personnel, and population-wide mortality in countries with compulsory service. The increased smoking prevalence among military personnel, and increases in smoking duri
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 24, 2017 05:25
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[Indiana] LETTER: Veterans deserve to breathe clean air

support local and state wide smokefree policies that create supportive environments to help veterans. It also removes barriers that prevent younger generations from visiting veterans’ clubs, where they can learn about veterans’ experiences and the stories
Kokomo (IN) Herald
added Jan 19, 2017 15:15
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[UK] Top Armed Forces medical officer faces 'Nazi' jibes after trying to stop his soldiers smoking in uniform

The Armed Forces’ most senior medical officer has been slapped down by military lawyers after trying to enforce a smoking ban on troops. Vice Admiral Alasdair Walker issued written orders stopping staff from smoking in uniform. The Falklands veteran als
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2017 17:43
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