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D.C. Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal In Cigarette Sales Suit ($$)

affirmed a lower court order dismissing a complaint alleging that Philip Morris USA Inc. violated the terms of a contract by overcharging military exchanges for cigarettes because the transactions “creating an inference of fraud were publicly disclosed”
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 23, 2016 21:40

Philip Morris Sheds Military Cigs FCA Suit At DC Circ. ($$)

False Claims Act allegations that Philip Morris overcharged the military for cigarettes got no help Tuesday from the D.C. Circuit, which said the claims were based on publicly disclosed information and the would-be whistleblower was not an original source
added Jun 23, 2016 21:03

OLIVER v. PHILIP MORRIS USA INC: Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (PDF)

Oliver lacks any direct information about the price differential Philip Morris charged the Exchanges, he is not an original source. Because the transactions creating an inference of fraud were publicly disclosed and Oliver is not an original source, we af
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Jun 21, 2016 19:50

E-Cig Vet Joins McLane as Vice President of Sales / Will oversee convenience, military and travel accounts

Major convenience-store distributor McLane Co. Inc. has hired Vito Maurici as vice president of sales for convenience, military and travel accounts. Prior to joining McLane, Maurici held the position of senior vice president of sales and distribution at
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 14, 2016 16:07

[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
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