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World Day Against Child Labor 2015: Providing access to quality education in tobacco-growing communities is a priority for PMI

reaffirmed its commitment to providing quality education in tobacco-growing communities in recognition of World Day Against Child Labor. “PMI remains strongly committed to addressing the complex issue of child labor in our tobacco supply chain but we know
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 8, 2015 09:31

[Washington] Spokane Regional Health District urges companies to ban smoking, hire non-smokers

When Paige McGowan of the Spokane Regional Health District started encouraging companies to establish tobacco-free campuses or policies that prohibit hiring smokers, she was surprised to discover that some already had long-standing policies. “People who
The Spokesman-Review
added Oct 5, 2015 20:34

[Nevada] Outside gaming expo, table-game dealers push for smoke-free casinos

They’re tired of the carcinogenic puffs of smoke in their faces. Tired of gaming executives placing profits over employees’ health. And tired of inaction from the Nevada Legislature. “If the state goes nonsmoking, there’s no competition,” said Cynthia Fa
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 30, 2015 09:36

[UK, UK-Wales] Prison chiefs fear unrest over introduction of smoking ban ($$)

There are plans for some jails to start by declaring at least one voluntary smoke-free zone, possibly a complete wing, Andrew Selous, the prisons minister, has announced. The move comes after a pilot study in six
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:22
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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to begin in 2016

Smoking will be banned in all prisons in Wales and four in south-west England from next year, the government says. This will begin a phased roll-out that will eventually see all jails in England and Wales go smoke-free. And from next month, smoking will
BBC Online
added Sep 30, 2015 09:20
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[UK, UK-Wales] Smoking to be banned in eight prisons

In a letter to Robert Neill MP, chairman of the Justice Select Committee, prisons minister Andrew Selous said the ban would not be rolled out overnight...Mr Selous said that recent academic studies commissioned by the National Offender Management Service
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:19

[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to be phased in from 2016 to reduce health risks for inmates and guards

Smoking in open prisons in England will be banned from October (2015), with four Welsh prisons (Usk/Prescoed, Swansea, Cardiff and Parc) following suit in January 2016 and four English prisons - Dartmoor, Channings Wood, Erlestoke and Exeter - enforcing a
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:18

[Nevada] Group rallies for smoke-free casinos

Dealers, gamblers, and union members rallied outside the Sands Expo Tuesday to advocate for smoke-free gambling floors. Experts say it will be a tough battle to try and remove smoking because it all comes down to money -- banning smoke could hurt revenu
KLAS-TV Channel 8 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:11

[Nevada] Protesters hold smoke-free casinos rally outside Sands Expo

Some fed-up casino employees and gamblers wrapped up a rally Tuesday morning, pushing for casinos to ban smoking. The rally was organized by Smoke-Free Gaming of America, which says there is no reason for casinos to have employees breathe secondhand smok
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:10

Child Farmworkers Banned From Handling Pesticides, But Not Tobacco

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) has been putting pressure on Reynolds end child labor in its supply chain and give workers collective bargaining rights. Now, they’re planning to call for a boycott of the company’s products, as Chávez
added Sep 29, 2015 10:15
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