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[Australia] Army did not cause soldier's smoking-related diseases, tribunal finds

Once he joined the army, others would offer him cigarettes, he argued. He said the instructors were smokers, and during breaks the instructors would stand with the other smokers. He said people would be "lighting up every chance they got".
The Age (au)
added Apr 24, 2016 18:22

Perspectives of US military commanders on tobacco use and tobacco control policy

Support of military command is critical to the success of tobacco control policies because line commanders are responsible for implementation and enforcement. This study is the first to examine US military line commanders’ perspectives about current tobac
Tobacco Control
added Apr 16, 2016 10:50

[Asia, Korea - South] Tobacco-makers, farmers oppose sale of foreign cigarettes at military bases

Local tobacco-makers and farmers on Thursday questioned the Defense Ministry’s approval of foreign cigarettes on Korean military bases, saying it hurts national pride. A welfare committee of the ministry approved the sale of foreign tobacco brands for t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco growers protest sale of foreign cigarettes to soldiers

The Korea Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association (KTGO) is rebuking the Ministry of National Defense for making foreign brand cigarettes available for soldiers on base. "The growing market share of foreign cigarette brands has threatened the livelihood
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 14, 2016 16:56

[Korea - South] Questionable Patriotism: Dokdo Soldiers Smoking Japanese Cigarettes?

After a rule change from the Korean army that opened cigarette sales on military bases to foreign companies, both the domestic tobacco industry and tobacco farms are up in arms. A total of 20 different types of cigarettes are supplied to the army PX. The
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Apr 14, 2016 16:54

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Military smokes monopoly runs out of puff

Foreign cigarettes will now be available to Korean troops, according to military officials Wednesday. "The Post Exchange (PX) will now sell four new types of cigarettes from three companies, including those from the U.S. and Japan," a military official s
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 14, 2016 16:43

[Korea - South] Foreign cigarette firms sue gov’t over PX ruling

filed suits against the government on April 1 and March 28, respectively, accusing the government of unfairly prioritizing Korea Tobacco and Ginseng (KT&G) in selecting which cigarettes will be sold at military post exchanges (PX). The two companies also
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:10

[Korea - South] Foreign cigarette firms sue gov't over PX ruling

accusing the government of unfairly prioritizing Korea Tobacco and Ginseng (KT&G) in selecting which cigarettes will be sold at military post exchanges (PX). The two companies also requested that the government also nullify its selection. “The Ministry of
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 9, 2016 03:43

[Pennsylvania] Serving Those Who Serve: March's Donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors Has Shipped

Famous Smoke has once again offered their monthly donation to Operation: Cigars for Warriors. March's total cigar shipment came to over 3,700 cigars... Please consider a tax deductible donation to help them cover these increased shipping costs. Click here
added Apr 6, 2016 21:06

Cigarette Smoking, Reduction and Quit Attempts: Prevalence Among Veterans With Coronary Heart Disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarette smoking is more prevalent among male veterans with coronary heart disease than among their civilian counterparts. Not distinguishing active duty personnel from veterans can materially affect prevalence estimates intended to apply solely to vete
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 28, 2016 22:35
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