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[Mississippi] Pearl River County ahead of the effort against public smoking

Pearl River County’s municipalities are two of 135 cities in the state that have gone 100 percent smoke-free, which is less than half of the 299 incorporated areas in the state. Picayune and Poplarville adopted identical ordinances in 2014, banning smokin
Picayune (MS) Item
added Apr 17, 2017 17:26
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[Florida] Local veterans oppose potential smoking ban

Johnson wouldn’t be too happy if he weren’t allowed to smoke outside when he goes to his VA appointments. But that could happen under legislation proposed by Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup, which seeks to prohibit smoking at VA facilities within five years. Smo
Panama City (FL) News-Herald
added Apr 17, 2017 02:18
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[New Hampshire] CIGAR SHENANIGANS TO SUPPORT CIGARS FOR WARRIORS AND HONOR VETERANS

Cigar Shenanigans cigar and cocktail lounge...will host a day of festivities sponsored by Sam Adams Ale, Drew Estate Cigars and Tavern Players Magazine to honor current and former servicemen and women. The day will conclude with music by The Dean Machine.
Conway (NH) Daily Sun
added Apr 15, 2017 19:24
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Navy Tells Sailors To Leave The E-Cigarette On Shore

After a series of "mishaps," the Navy says it will no longer allow sailors to bring electronic cigarettes onto its ships, submarines, aircraft, boats, craft and heavy equipment. "The prohibition applies to Sailors, Marines, Military Sealift Command civi
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 14, 2017 23:45
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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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