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[Asia] PEIRIS: Cigarettes sale ban within army premises effective from 1st January 2017

In this small country, there are some people who are making a big show off - pretending that they are the heroes of preventing cigarette ...it was Dr. Danushka Dissanayake, attached to the Sri Lanka Army, who initiated his efforts to lay the foundation st
Asian Tribune
added Jan 2, 2017 00:15
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Veterans Are Slamming The FDA’s Plan To Smother Vaping Industry

Will Cohen, founder of the Vape a Vet Project, wrote in a recent op-ed. “Veterans and service members deserve the right to a tobacco alternative.”...a non-profit charity group that helps active duty and former service members quit traditional tobacco prod
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:03
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Unique Smoking Cessation Initiative Successful in Veterans

Results of a new study presented here at the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) 27th Annual Meeting show the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Quit Smoking Therapy Program (QSTP) helped almost 25% of its participants achieve abstinence fr
Medical Tribune
added Dec 16, 2016 18:44
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[Asia] Cigars, once banned, fire up troop morale in Afghanistan

military, civilian and contractor members of the Tali-banned Cigar Aficionado Club here say it’s more than a nicotine fix. It’s a bond of friendship, an escape from the drudgery of deployed life and a taste of home. The group takes its name from the fact
Stars & Stripes
added Dec 10, 2016 18:05
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ARCHIVE: “They’re Going to Die Anyway”: Smoking Shelters at Veterans’ Facilities

Despite strong VA support, the tobacco industry created a public relations–focused grassroots veterans’ opposition group, eventually pushing the US Congress to pass a law requiring smoking areas in every VA health facility. Arguing that it would be unpat
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 2, 2016 23:04
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Veterans Are Slamming The FDA’s Plan To Smother Vaping Industry

The Vape a Vet Project is a non-profit charity group that helps active duty and former service members quit traditional tobacco products. The group takes donations to provide a free “starter kit” to any veteran looking to quit smoking. The kit includes a
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:46
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[Washington] E-Cigarettes a Burning Topic at Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Great American Smoke Out

on display at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) for the annual Great American Smoke Out (GASO). But there were perils presented...UW Burn Center has treated 21 injuries since Oct. 2015 directly related to e-cigarettes. Eighty percent of the victims had flam
MilitarySpot.com
added Nov 19, 2016 20:49
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Tobacco cessation promotes Soldier readiness

November is Smoking Cessation month and for the U.S. Army, tobacco and nicotine cessation are important throughout the year due to the impacts on readiness, combat effectiveness, and the individual Soldier’s physical and mental ability to fulfill the wart
Fort Campbell (KY) Courier
added Nov 17, 2016 17:23
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korean Military Attempts to Foil The West

“The central authorities are collecting tinfoil to support the military,” a source in North Hamgyong province told RFA. “While tinfoil is used inside a pack of filter cigarettes, it now has a military purpose.”
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 17, 2016 02:16
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] In eastern Mosul, civilians clamor for food, cigarettes

A long line grew outside a shop selling cigarettes, where people argued and bought dozens of packs each now that the extremists and their smoking bans were gone. "Before, it was prohibited, cigarettes are prohibited," said one resident, Hani Hamed, laugh
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 15, 2016 21:12
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