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[Macau] Casino staff demand tighter policing of smoking ban

GGRAsia (mo)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:18

[Pennsylvania] Nutter Administration Pushing City Workers Toward No-Tobacco Pharmacies

Thousands of non-union Philadelphia municipal workers are being coaxed into using pharmacies that don't sell tobacco products. And higher health care premiums are coming for those workers who do smoke.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:13

[USA] New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

"I think that many members of Congress have been shocked that children are suffering nicotine poisoning from working in U.S. tobacco fields," said Jo Becker, Human Rights Watch's children's rights advocacy director. "In response, they are pushing tobacco
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2014 08:05

[Australia] Smoking ban leads to increase in assaults on prison staff: union

ELEANOR HALL: The Queensland Law Society is calling for a review into the ban on smoking in prisons in response to reports that it sparked an increase in assaults on prison guards. The Queensland union which represents prison officers says assaults have
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 15, 2014 06:59
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Cigarette factory closure hits Northern Ireland's economy ($$)

The imminent closure of one of Northern Ireland's largest manufacturing sites has left the town of Ballymena in a state of shock and politicians floundering to fill a £60m hole in the economy of County Antrim about to be created by the loss of nearly 900
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 12:52

[Arizona] Smokers can't count on being protected under state, federal law

Although 29 states and the District of Columbia offer legal protections to tobacco smokers, Arizona is not one of them. Similarly, tobacco smokers are not expressly protected under any federal laws. That said, a smoker suffering from "nicotine addiction"
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 7, 2014 17:39

[Asia, India] Govt. jobs barred for tobacco users in Rajasthan

Tobacco users, including smokers and tobacco chewers, will not be eligible for government jobs in Rajasthan. A beginning towards this has been made by the Department of Commercial Taxes by declaring tobacco chewers ineligible for writing the Tax Assista
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 7, 2014 17:36

[UK-Northern Ireland] Gallahers cigarette factory 'to shut' with loss of 1000 Ballymena jobs

excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume contraction in a number of key European countries. "This is compounded by the need to comply with legislation, including the revised EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD2), which
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:39

[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] Britain's last tobacco factory may close thanks to Brussels regulation

"The challenging economic environment, excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume contraction in a number of key European countries," JTI said.
City A.M. (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:37

[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] Ballymena cigarette factory JTI Gallaher to close

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has called the decision "devastating" JTI said it was restructuring its manufacturing facilities "as a result of significant and sustained changes impacting its global business".
BBC Online
added Oct 7, 2014 13:31
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