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[UK] Workers say goodbye to Player's as Imperial Tobacco factory closes its doors

As the shift bell rang for the final time at Imperial Tobacco, there were tears of sadness and nostalgic smiles spread across the faces of those bidding the factory farewell. The building on Thane Road closed its doors for the final time at noon on Frid
Nottingham Post (uk)
added May 27, 2016 22:22
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Your Cigarette Habit Could Be Poisoning Indonesia's Child Laborers

“Children aren’t strong enough. I don’t want them to experience this.” Yet all over Indonesia, they are. Children as young as 8 are working in Indonesia’s tobacco farms where they are exposed to potentially brain-damaging and illness-causing effects from
Bloomberg News
added May 26, 2016 22:41
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Lawsuit by Tony Gwynn’s Family Shows How Tobacco Companies Used Sports to Market Smokeless Tobacco – It’s Time to Rid Baseball of Tobacco for Good

industry tactics continue today. Smokeless tobacco brands including Skoal and Grizzly continue to advertise in magazines such as Sports Illustrated and ESPN...MLB and the Players Association should agree to a complete prohibition on smokeless tobacco use
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 26, 2016 18:35
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[Indonesia] Philip Morris International welcomes Human Rights Watch report

“We are encouraged to be recognized for the transparency of our efforts to address hazardous farm working conditions for children on tobacco farms in Indonesia. Our Agricultural Labor Practices (ALP) program is showing tangible progress to eliminate chi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 25, 2016 23:21
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Smoking's hidden victims: The Indonesian children as young as eight who suffer headaches and nausea from nicotine poisoning from harvesting tobacco for cigarettes with their bare hands

Children are being put to work on tobacco plantations in Indonesia that supply some of the world's biggest cigarette companies, putting their health at serious risk, Human Rights Watch warned Wednesday. Despite Indonesian law prohibiting child labour in
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 25, 2016 23:05
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia: Child Tobacco Workers Suffer as Firms Profit

Thousands of children in Indonesia, some just 8 years old, are working in hazardous conditions on tobacco farms, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Indonesian and multinational tobacco companies buy tobacco grown in Indonesia, but none do
Human Rights Watch
added May 25, 2016 13:43
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[Asia-pacific] Children risk health farming tobacco in Indonesia: HRW

Children are being put to work on tobacco plantations in Indonesia that supply some of the world's biggest cigarette companies, putting their health at serious risk, Human Rights Watch warned Wednesday. Despite Indonesian law prohibiting child lab
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 25, 2016 13:18
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[Asia-pacific] Childhood goes up in smoke for Indonesian tobacco farm workers

The group interviewed 227 people, among them 132 children aged between 8 and 17, who said they worked on tobacco farms in four Indonesian provinces. But the report risks generalizing the whole of Indonesia and some children do work in non-hazardous cond
Reuters
added May 25, 2016 04:15
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Ian Paisley calls for apology from Jim Wells over cigarette packaging remark

Mr Wells posted that he was pleased the introduction of plain paper packaging for cigarettes was being introduced in Northern Ireland as he had approved it while health minister. Mr Paisley posted that 980 workers at the JTI tobacco factory had lost thei
BBC Online
added May 23, 2016 20:47
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Paisley and Wells clash on cigarette packaging

The DUP’s Ian Paisley has called for party colleague Jim Wells to apologise for his part in the introduction of plain tobacco packaging - which the North Antrim MP blamed for the loss of almost 1,000 jobs in his constituency.
The News Letter (uk)
added May 21, 2016 20:24
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