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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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RODU: Educating Air Force Generals About Tobacco Use & Risks

The Military Health System and the Defense Health Agency last November published a grossly misleading article on their website titled, “Quit the spit: Smokeless tobacco no better than lit” ...I supplied a portfolio of published medical articles...the off
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:25
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Bill to Ban Smoking Areas at VA Introduced in House

House Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday to immediately shut down the remaining indoor designated smoking areas at Veterans Health Administration facilities and also to eliminate outdoor designated smoking areas within five years. "Exposure to seco
Military.com
added Mar 23, 2017 02:52
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CV Sciences, Inc. Applauds U.S. Department of Defense Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Campaign

"We greatly appreciate the U.S. Department of Defense bringing not only awareness but offering solutions available to the public through the UcanQuit2.org website," explained Michael Mona, Jr., President and CEO of CV Sciences. "The DoD recognizes the sa
MarketWired
added Mar 23, 2017 02:41
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RODU: Department of Defense anti-smokeless campaign is ’50’ shades darker

Thanks to David Sweanor of the University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy & Ethics, we became aware of an outrageous DOD website called UCanQuit. Sweanor, who has a long history of fighting cigarette company malfeasance, co-authored a commentary
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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[Vietnam, Maryland] Lloyd Waters: The soliloquy of a cigar smoker

What would one do under such circumstance to lessen the burden of this nasty smell, you might ask? I did the only reasonable thing I could; I became a connoisseur of fine cigars. Now, I know what you’re thinking. How is it possible that you could put up
Hagerstown (MD) Herald-Mail
added Mar 16, 2017 21:10
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Most men start smoking while serving NS

The minimum legal age (MLA) for smoking will be raised from 18 to 21...Winslow said most men start drinking and smoking when they are serving national service. "This is because they have peers who smoke or drink, and there is disposable income to pay f
AsiaOne (sg)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:08
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