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Reynolds, Altria will prohibit under-16 workers in tobacco fields

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Altria Group Inc. confirmed Friday their future contracts with tobacco growers, starting in 2015, will prohibit the hiring of anyone under age 16 to work in their fields.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2014 20:09
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[Morocco] Moroccan Cleric Says Work in Tobacco Manufacturing Prohibited in Islam

Muslim scholar Dr. Ahmad Raisouni has issued a Fatwa prohibiting work in tobacco manufacturing companies. The fatwa was issued in response to a Moroccan citizen from Tangier‘s inquiry into whether he could accept a job offer with an Emirati tobacco compan
Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:11

[UK] Nerudia's £11m Speke e-cigarette factory will create 150 jobs

An £11m investment in Speke will create Europe’s biggest nicotine manufacturing site, leading to 150 jobs. Joint venture Nerudia is a partnership between two entrepreneurs who founded one of the UK’s first electronic cigarette brands, and a global pharm
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 10:59

Government Says Bosses Can't Force Workers To Get Health Tests : Shots

the programs are under fire from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...Covert says, it's easy for employees and their spouses to avoid the tobacco surcharge. Smokers can take a 15-minute online tobacco cessation course, while nonsmokers can simply
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:34

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

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

[Maryland] BROOKLAND: Misguided e-cigarette bill could make Baltimore the 'city that vapes'

It is hard to understand the rationale of the Baltimore City Council in passing a law that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes in all workplaces but carves out an exception for restaurants, bars and casinos....vetoing this reckless e-cigarette bill
Baltimore (MD) Business Journal
added Dec 1, 2014 13:23

[Korea - South] Work-relatedness of lung cancer by smoking and histologic type in Korea

the histologic types of lung cancer related to smoking were inconsistent with previous studies when work-relatedness was taken into account. Future studies are required to clarify the incidence of occupational lung cancer in agricultural workers exposed t
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 1, 2014 07:18

[UK, North Carolina] Exposed: The US tobacco firms treating farm workers like slaves

DESPERATE workers on American tobacco farms are living like slaves as they toil from dawn till dusk for a pittance, according to a damning report...MP Jim Sheridan joined a fact-finding team investigating the plight of the workers picking tobacco for the
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:20

[North Carolina] Rogers: Whether you smoke it or work in it, tobacco is fraught with danger

I spent four summers in the early 1950s putting in tobacco in Columbus County. I’ve seen grown men cry, fight, pass out...illegal to sell cigarettes to minors but we can hire them to work all day in it. Does that make sense? Tobacco has been a golden cr
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 21, 2014 23:15
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