SECNAVINST 5100.13E. NAVY & MARINE CORPS TOBACCO POLICY. DON’s Purpose for Instruction. To control and reduce tobacco use within the Department of the Navy (DON). DON’s Definition of Tobacco Products: Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes
NAVY & MARINE CORPS TOBACCO POLICY
To control and reduce tobacco use within the Department of the Navy (DON).
DON’s Definition of Tobacco Products:
Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes
Smokeless tobacco include spit, plug, leaf, snuff, dip & chew.
“Second Hand Smoke” or
Categorized as Class “A”
carcinogen by cause
respiratory illness & heart
By products of tobacco
Use (e.g. butts, ashes,
wrappings, spit, spit cups.KEY DEFINITIONS
chemicals, 69 of which are known to cause cancer.
1. Diminishes motor & perceptual skills & causes poor endurance.
2. It adversely effects low-light and night vision, respiratory capacity & wound-healing rates.
3. Over time, will cause serious health conditions such as: cancer of mouth and gums, periodontis, tooth loss, resulting in the loss medical readiness, which will affect your chances to possibly stay in the service.