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UK companies rebuked over lack of senior women appointments

Ashtead Group, Imperial Brands and Fresnillo have been the poorest performers on women in leadership in the FTSE 100 for two years running,..The proportion of senior women at British American Tobacco and NMC Health, at 13 per cent, was unchanged over the
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 16:17

[UK] Sexism in the City: How the gender pay gap goes all the way to the very top of corporate Britain

Tobacco boss Alison Cooper at Imperial Brands is another to be paid less than her male counterpart Nicandro Durante at BAT, whose rewards have also provoked shareholder protests.
This is Money (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 04:31

[UK] Who are the six female bosses in the FTSE 100?

Alison Cooper joined Imperial Tobacco in 1999... Despite being one of only a handful of female British CEOs, the 52-year-old says she does not believe in quotas intended to increase female participation in boardrooms.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 04:30

[UK-Scotland] High availability of tobacco raises smoking rates in mothers-to-be

Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy if they live in areas with lots of shops selling cigarettes, a study shows. Pregnant women living in Scottish neighbourhoods with the highest availability of tobacco products are 70 per cent more likely to
added Nov 12, 2018 22:11

[Canada] University of Toronto announces plans for broad smoking ban

has announced plans to implement a broad smoking ban on its three campuses beginning next year. If approved, the new policy would apply to the smoking or holding of lit tobacco or cannabis products, and the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. Th
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:10

[Mid-east, Qatar] MoPH aims at cutting tobacco consumption by 30% in 4 years

The Ministry of Public Health has confirmed that it is working with its partners to reduce tobacco consumption by 30 percent by 2022... During Doha Healthcare Week, which is taking place from November 6 to 12, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) highligh
The Peninsula (qa)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:08
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[UK] Welsh city and town centre smoking ban proposed by Mark Drakeford

The Welsh Labour leadership candidate has included the plan in his manifesto for the contest. Mr Drakeford, considered to be the favourite to win the election, also wants to ban smoking in the outdoor areas of cafes and restaurants. Currently smoking i
BBC Online
added Nov 12, 2018 22:05

[UK, USA] Menthol cigarettes BAN: Smoking crackdown plan causes tobacco shares to plunge

A PROPOSED ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes in the United States has wiped billions from the share value of two major tobacco firms.
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:04

[UK] Staggering number of smokers who want to quit but still spark up within ONE HOUR of waking up revealed

Over 60% light up in that first sixty minutes after opening their eyes, data from The Office for National Statistics reveals. .. A simple Hold My Light pledge with pals can be a smoker's first step to a smoke-free future
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:01

[UK] Tobacco shares go up in smoke amid US crackdown plan

British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands have had £8.6bn wiped off their stock market value as US regulators prepare to crack down on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes. Shares in BAT, the sixth-biggest company in the FTSE 100
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:57
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