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Navy Suspends Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) on Ships, Subs, Aircraft

The prohibition applies to Sailors, Marines, Military Sealift Command civilians and any personnel working on or visiting those units. The Fleet commanders implemented this policy to protect the safety and welfare of Sailors and to protect the ships, su
U.S. Navy.mil
added Apr 14, 2017 22:45
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Navy banning e-cigarettes from ships and aircraft over exploding battery concerns

The Navy is banning electronic cigarettes and vaporizers from its aircraft, ships and submarines after receiving multiple reports of the devices' batteries exploding, catching fire and injuring sailors, it announced Friday. The malfunctioning devices ha
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Apr 14, 2017 22:44
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[Arizona] Letter: Public meetings should be held in smoke-free establishments

If the American Legion in Ash Fork, Robert Fulton Unit 57, is going to house meetings for the public, it needs to comply with Arizona law. The Smoke Free Arizona Act states smoking is prohibited in public places. Even though there are exemptions
Williams-Grand Canyon (AZ) News
added Apr 11, 2017 21:51
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE COUNTER-MARKETING PROGRAM FOR TOBACCO CESSATION

This award provides services and materials supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) Tobacco Counter Marketing Campaign to educate target audiences about the hazards associated with tobacco use and provide assistance to those desiring to stop tobacco us
Federal Business Opportunities
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29
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Lawmakers take aim at tobacco use among troops, veterans

In separate hearings on Capitol Hill Wednesday, lawmakers from both parties pushed to curb the habit in the ranks and at Veterans Affairs facilities. The moves follow a years-long campaign from defense leaders and VA officials to highlight the negative h
Military Times
added Mar 29, 2017 20:29
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VA smoking ban gets first hearing in House

At a Wednesday hearing, a bill finally introduced to repeal that law was discussed publicly for the first time. “VA strongly supports this,” VA Deputy Undersecretary for Health Jennifer Lee told a House subcommittee. “We have proposed legislation for man
Stars & Stripes
added Mar 29, 2017 18:27
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[North Carolina] Bill filed to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products in NC

Four Republican House members filed a bill Wednesday that would raise the minimum age to purchase or receive tobacco products in North Carolina. House Bill 435 would raise the purchasing age from 18 to 21 years old, except for people currently serving in
WSPA News Channel Seven (Spartanburg, SC)
added Mar 27, 2017 04:17
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SATEL: A Defense Department Hotline That Keeps Smokers Hooked

Here’s how her conversation went: Angela: Hello! How can I help you today?... The DOD should sever its relationship with UCANQUIT2.org until the website and online chatters are equipped to offer accurate, helpful advice. The facts are that snus is much
Forbes
added Mar 24, 2017 17:19
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[Texas] Tobacco use prohibited at CRDAMC

The smoking lamp is out at all Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center facilities. The policy, which has been in effect now for two years, prohibits smoking and use of tobacco products anywhere on CRDAMC property, including parking lots and sidewalks. Tobac
Fort Hood (TX) Sentinel
added Mar 24, 2017 12:18
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[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36
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