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Non-smokers get six days extra paid leave to make up for smokers' cigarette breaks at Japanese firm

A Japanese company is granting non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holidays a year after they complained that they were working more than staff who took time off for cigarette breaks. Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. only introduced the
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:52
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[Asia, India] ITC: Done in by the cigarette cess hike, but not out yet

What seemed like a windfall for ITC, in the form of a stable tax regime and a lower tax outgo under GST, went wrong after a sharp hike in the cess on cigarettes
livemint.com (in)
added Oct 30, 2017 02:02
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Global Packaging Divider Market 2017-2021: Rising Demand from E-Cigarette & Vaping Industry - Research and Markets

. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. One trend in the market is rising demand from e-cigarette and vaping industry
Business Wire
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[Japan] More firms introducing anti-smoking measures

An increasing number of Japanese companies are stepping up efforts to protect employees from the health hazard of smoking at a time when the central and local governments are studying measures to curb the public's exposure to secondhand smoke. Convenien
Japan Today
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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KAVA: Working Adults Are Smoking Less - Except In These Occupations

this recent MMWR report shows that we still have some way to go to eliminate this unnecessary risk. And the report points to at least some of the groups that should be especially targeted for information about and assistance in finding and using ways to q
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:27
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[Asia, India] ITC Q2 net profit up 5.6 per cent y-o-y at 2,639.84 crore

The growth in profit and revenue was buoyed by the growth in non cigarette FMCG business, increase in agri business and strong performance in hotel business. Cigarette business of the company remained subdued this quarter for sharp increase in tax incide
Indian Express (in)
added Oct 30, 2017 02:03
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[UK] ACS rejects calls for tobacco licensing system for retailers

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has hit out at Action on Smoking and Health’s (ASH) calls for the government to introduce a licensing system for retailers that sell tobacco.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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[UK] National roll-out plan for Heets

About 600 retail outlets in London, mainly independent c-stores, are now selling the Heets heated tobacco brand, with brand owner Philip Morris looking to make the products nationally available next year. One of the five News on the Wharf stores run by
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 02:05
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ASSUNTA/DOROTHEO: ILO must shake off tobacco industry yoke

However, the reference document prepared by the ILO’s secretariat, the International Labour Office...is advising its Governing Body to go rogue and continue its collaboration with the tobacco industry. It is perhaps not coincidental that at this histor
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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India's ITC Sept-qtr profit up about 6 pct

Reuters
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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