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US Labor Department announces updated lists of goods produced by child labor, forced labor

The sixth edition of the "List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor," mandated by the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005, was released today by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs. In ac
US Department of Labor
added Dec 3, 2014 03:50
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List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor

Argentina Tobacco / Brazil Tobacco / Cambodia / Indonesia / Kenya / Kyrgyz Republic / Lebanon / Malawi / Mexico / Mozambique / Nicaragua / Philippines / Tanzania / Uganda / Zambia
US Department of Labor
added Dec 3, 2014 03:47
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[Kazakhstan, USA] US adds to list of items from child, forced labor

Labor Department on Monday expanded its list of products worldwide it says were likely produced by child or forced labor...Three items were removed from the list: tobacco from Kazakhstan, charcoal from Namibia and diamonds from Zimbabwe.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 3, 2014 03:30
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[China] Philip Morris (PM): Lighting a Fire for Growth

Despite increasing restrictions on cigarettes, Philip Morris has made adroit moves that should boost PM stock
InvestorPlace.com
added Dec 2, 2014 19:43
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The Rapid Rise Of Graphic Warnings On Cigarette Packages [Infographic]

Back in 2001, Canada became the very first country in the world to add pictorial warnings to its cigarette packets. Over the past decade, countless other governments followed suit in an attempt to discourage their citizens from smoking. By 2014, the num
Forbes
added Dec 2, 2014 07:54
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The Dominican Republic Highlights Impact of Australia's Plain Packaging Legislation

"By stripping our brands and trademarks from packaging, the policy precludes our tobacco producers from differentiating their premium products from competitors in the marketplace, which has been extremely detrimental to our industry," said Dr. Katrina Na
GlobeNewswire
added Dec 1, 2014 18:16
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Eurasian Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to implement regulations on the packaging and labeling of tobacco products from 2017

as of January 2017 strong, uniform packaging policies will be in place in three countries covering 170 million people in our Region. In addition Armenia and Kyrgyzstan will also implement those regulations once they attain full membership of the Customs
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:29
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[Denmark] Buyout Firms Said Vie for World's Biggest Cigar Company

The owners of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S, a Danish manufacturer of cigars, are in talks with private-equity firms about a possible sale of the company, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 1, 2014 07:14
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[Singapore] Ready for the Smart life?

Imagine ... sensors that alert public officers that someone is smoking where they should not. This could be the scenario of a Singapore running even more efficiently than ever, in a vision for a Smart Nation spelt out on Monday by Prime Minister Lee Hsie
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 30, 2014 15:42
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Indonesia minister sees no need to ratify FCTC

said on Nov. 19 that the government “does not need to adopt and ratify [the FCTC], ” according to a report Antara. Husin said existing regulations are adequate to monitor and control the national cigarette industry.
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 28, 2014 21:54
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