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[North Carolina] BAT confirms plans to keep Winston-Salem operations

“BAT is confident that not only will the great majority of jobs in the Reynolds family of companies be preserved following completion, but in the future, as a stronger, combined organization, we believe there is a possibility of U.S. job growth and expans
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2017 16:11
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[UK] Tobacco giant set to unveil £4m investment in Southampton site after agreeing £40.8bn takeover

BAT – one of Southampton’s biggest employers – has agreed a £40.8 billion takeover... It comes in the same week that company is due to unveil a £4m investment in its Southampton site which will become the home of its Global Supply Network Operation.
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 21:05
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[Michigan] Pay raises, nicotine tests included in agreement between city, police unions

Similar to other city employees, police employees who smoke or chew tobacco are penalized. Subject to annual cotinine tests for nicotine in the body, employees failing the test in 2016-17 must pay 5 percent of their health insurance premiums.
Jackson (MI) Citizen Patriot
added Jan 16, 2017 21:50
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[UK-Scotland] NHS staff accuse smoking colleagues of compromising patient safety with cigarette breaks

employees claim some staff are leaving Glasgow’s new hospital more frequently to smoke leaving wards dangerously understaffed. Due to the size of the hospital and smoking regulations, which require staff to leave the grounds, they say staff are away from
Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:24
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[Asia-pacific] 21 foreigners nabbed over illegal cigarettes in Singapore

The duo were among 21 foreign workers on work permits caught last year, for their involvement in duty-unpaid cigarette activities, said a media release from the Singapore Customs Thursday. In response to queries from The Straits Times, a spokesman said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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Russian Proposal Would Phase In Cigarette Ban, but Current Smokers Get a Pass

The efforts have had an impact. The number of children aged 13 to 15 who smoke declined to 9.3 percent in 2015 from 25.4 percent in 2004, according to the Health Ministry. Under the new proposal, employees who smoke will have to work longer hours to com
New York Times
added Jan 13, 2017 16:49
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[Malawi, South Africa] The price of Africa's puff SPECIAL REPORT

“With nearly 80 percent of the world’s one billion smokers living in low- and middle-income countries, this is a very real public health care problem for us in Africa. Making nicotine addiction prevention and treatment readily accessible to the youth cou
CNBCAfrica
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09
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[Africa, Morocco] Rabat-Kenitra Tobacco Merchants On Strike, No Marlboros Until New Year’s Day

Tobacco merchants in the Rabat-Kenitra region have decided to go on strike from December 26 until January 1, 2017. The strike was initiated by the National Union of Merchants and Professionals against the popular Marlboro Phillip Morris cigarette brand.
Morocco World News (ma)
added Dec 28, 2016 23:23
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[Asia, Pakistan] Labour minister vows to solve workers’ problems on priority

During the meeting matters pertaining to the restoration of 144 dismissed workers of Pakistan Tobacco Company Nowshera and other issues of workers of Philip Morris were discussed in detail. Anisa Zeb said neither she was not aware of dismissal of workers
Daily Times (pk)
added Dec 28, 2016 13:59
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[North Carolina] Tobacco lawsuits rolled into single case

North Carolina’s Supreme Court is setting up a whopper of a lawsuit to settle claims by 800,000 past and present tobacco farmers in five Southeastern states for a piece of $340 million.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 23, 2016 01:39
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