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[Georgia] Robins to focus on men’s health awareness throughout June

Tobacco cessation treatment - including counseling and medication - is completely free for TriCare beneficiaries and employees with Federal Employee Health Benefits. "Avoid being around secondhand smoke because inhaling other people's smoke can cause
U.S. Air Force
added Jun 10, 2016 21:48

Chewing tobacco use still high among airmen, surgeon general says

The Air Force has seen “solid progress on reducing smoking pretty significantly among airmen,” but is still seeing high usage of smokeless tobacco...Surgeon General of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Dr. Mark Ediger said that troops are still using chewing tobacco
Air Force Times
added Jun 9, 2016 14:43
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[New York] On the Town With a 19-Year-Old Fleet Week Newbie

At 10:20 p.m., more than a dozen military men and women stood outside the Mean Fiddler, talking and smoking. The two sailors joined the group. Mr. Warren pulled on a vape and exhaled a great cloud of steam. “A lot more nicotine, a lot faster,” he said.
New York Times
added Jun 4, 2016 12:16

[Korea - South] Rewards for South Korea soldiers who quit smoking

South Korea has launched a new campaign offering soldiers a host of rewards if they stop smoking. The defence ministry is hoping it can encourage whole platoons to kick the habit together with the promise of extra holiday time if every member manages it,
BBC Online
added Jun 1, 2016 19:04

[Korea - South] Soldiers who quit smoking to be given leave as reward

defense ministry announced on Tuesday a set of anti-smoking campaigns aimed at bringing down the smoking rate of soldiers to the 30 percent level by 2020 from 40 percent at present. The ministry devised the incentives to encourage soldiers to quit smoking
added May 31, 2016 20:39

[Asia] Majority of Israelis ignore illegal public smoking

Most non-smokers who object to smoking in public places just move away from those violating the law instead of protesting and demanding their right for clean air, according to a survey issued by the Israel Cancer Association (ICA) to mark World No Smokin
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2016 19:23

How a defense contractor named Fat Leonard seduced Navy bosses with Cuban cigars, luxury goods and prostitutes so they looked the other way while he swindled the military to resupply its ships

Leonard Glenn Francis - known as Fat Leonard - was legendary on the high seas for his appetite for excess as he showered Navy officers with gifts including Cuban cigars
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2016 15:00

Exercise Your Power over Tobacco during World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2016

Employees and dependents at Robins with either TRICARE or any of the existing Federal Employee Health Benefits Plans are 100 percent covered for Tobacco Cessation programs to include use of medications at no cost. Federal employees simply let their insur
U.S. Air Force
added May 27, 2016 19:24

[Texas] Low Income, Smoking, Word Of Mouth Associated With Preference For Surgery Over Exercise

a research team in Houston has found that veterans who could choose between regular exercise or a surgical procedure to improve their leg pain were more likely to choose surgery if they had lower socioeconomic status, if they smoked or if they knew someon
PR Newswire
added May 23, 2016 19:14
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[New York] LETTER: McCoy must OK tobacco sales bill

to raise the age to purchase tobacco products to 21. As a cardiologist and president of the Capital Region Advisory Board of the American Heart Association, I hope that Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy will approve this measure.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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