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Advisory: Second year in a row RAI certified as a Great Place to Work® Reynolds American Inc.

"Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its companies have been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® for a second year in a row.
PR Newswire
added Sep 6, 2018 13:50
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Tobacco control, a ‘major component’ of environmental protection efforts – UN health official

From deforestation to soil degradation and pollution, tobacco production and its use by consumers, is “tremendously destructive” for the environment, although control measures can help curb its negative environmental effects, including the damaging impac
UN News Service
added Sep 5, 2018 15:13
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[Canada] DANGERFIELD: Cigarette butts are polluting the ocean more than plastic straws — so why not ban these?

On Monday, a report by NBC News named cigarette butts as the single greatest source of ocean pollution — surpassing plastic straws. The filters in cigarettes are made of tiny plastic particles that take decades or more to decompose. And they serve no us
Global News (ca)
added Sep 4, 2018 20:04
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[Australia] Secret industry funding of doctor-led vaping lobby group laid bare

Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association....fiercely lobbying for change, had accepted initial funding from vaping interests..."We do not say that we do not accept funding from the vaping industry, which is quite separate from the tobacco industry,"
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:31
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[Australia] Statement on Foundation for a Smoke Free World

To collaborate with or accept support from the tobacco industry would be to abandon our ethical obligations to promote the public’s health and would seriously undermine the integrity of public health academia. We oppose any form of collaboration with the
CAPHIA (Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australasia) (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:26
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[UK] It's Flicking Blue Murder... Littered cigarette butts are poisoning our oceans.

Today we launch a new national campaign - #BinTheButt - to stamp out cigarette litter, which causes significant damage to marine life. We're calling on smokers across the UK to rethink how they dispose of their cigarettes, as research* reveals that only
Keep Britain Tidy (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 20:48
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[Australia] Back on the ciggies? Paul Hogan is caught smoking on the set of his new Crocodile Dundee movie in Melbourne after revealing he regrets starring in the iconic Winfield adverts in the '70s

Paul Hogan has been spotted puffing on a cigarette on the set of The Very Excellent Mr Dundee in Melbourne, after revealing he regrets starring in advertisements for Winfield cigarettes. The actor, 78, who introduced Australians to the Winfield brand in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:09
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[UK] Half of smokers throw cigarette ends down the drain despite pollution fears

A study for environment charity Keep Britain Tidy found 52% of daily smokers polled said they did not see a problem with getting rid of their cigarette butts in this way. Meanwhile, only 53% of those surveyed said they realised ends would finish up in t
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:01
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Cigarette butts are biggest sea pollutant

Environmental activists are calling for a ban on cigarette filters after they were revealed to be the most commonly found pollutant in the sea. Several groups have launched campaigns after Ocean Conservancy, an American charity, said that they have been
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:14
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SECOND YEAR IN A ROW - REYNOLDS AMERICAN CERTIFIED AS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK®

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its companies have been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® for a second year in a row.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Aug 28, 2018 18:30
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