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About three in ten US veterans use tobacco products

About 3 in 10 U.S. military veterans used some form of tobacco product during 2010–2015, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Tobacco product use was hig
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 19:33
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VIDEO: Ray Mabus On How Tobacco Companies Target The U.S. Military | Forbes

Former Navy secretary Ray Mabus sat down to discuss how the tobacco industry is specifically targeting the U.S. military to sell tobacco products.
You Tube
added Jan 11, 2018 02:37
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[Russia] Hotspot – Estonia

Recently, cigarette smugglers have been crossing at various points on the Estonian-Russian border. Russian cigarettes are carried into Estonia ...Smugglers...provide ideal opportunities to harvest intelligence on the readiness of the EBG and the state of
Geographical Magazine (Royal Geographical Society) (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 11:54
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[Asia, China] Anti-smoking groups take fight online

Four GIFs designed to discourage smoking were jointly released on the official Sina Weibo accounts of five anti-tobacco groups recently. "The GIFs are designed to encourage Tencent to remove the smoking emoji from WeChat," said Xu Jianshu, director of t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Michigan] Three veterans criminally charged in connection with sale of cigarettes

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's office approved criminal charges against multiple veterans who formerly lived at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans for the sale of non-taxed cigarettes. In August, we reported four Grand Rapids Home for Veterans
WZZM 13 Box Z (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:17
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[Italy] Major initiative seeks to combat U.S. soldiers’ weight problems and injuries

In one checkout aisle, customers see nothing but cigarettes... Out of a force of 3,150 soldiers stationed in Italy, 11.4 percent are obese, 23.2 percent use tobacco and 8.4 percent suffer from a sleep disorder. What’s even more worrisome? These numbers a
Washington Post
added Dec 20, 2017 22:03
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former navy secretary ray mabus on the culture of smoking in the military

“it’s one of the most embedded things that you ever see,” said former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus in an interview with Truth Initiative®... A pro-tobacco culture infiltrated the military, thanks in part to the heavy targeting of service members
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:59
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[Asia, Israel] IDF DECLARES WAR ON SMOKING

The IDF is stomping down on smoking and will stop selling cigarettes at 56 open bases across the country beginning November 1...new guidelines will see more stringent measures taken against those who are caught breaking the new guidelines approved by Chi
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 17:45
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LETER: Big Tobacco and the Army

“smoke if you’ve got ’em.” The little sample packs were wonderful. They had the same branding and four cigarettes in a neat row. The industry addicted millions of troops over the course of 30 years. If you doubt this, pay a visit to any V.A. hospital an
New York Times
added Dec 2, 2017 01:28
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[Maryland] Murtha Cancer Center Hosts Annual Lung Cancer Summit/Awareness Day

The battle against lung cancer requires a multi-faceted approach encompassing prevention, early detection, treatment, research and survivorship stressed speakers during the 5th annual lung cancer summit/lung cancer patient awareness day at Walter Reed Na
dcmilitary.com
added Dec 1, 2017 02:12
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