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[South Carolina] Tobacco company expanding facilities in Longs, hiring 35 new employees

Laudisi Enterprises, Inc., the parent company of SmokingPipes.com, Laudisi Distribution, Cornell & Diehl, Inc, and Low Country Pipe and Cigar located in Longs, plans to invest $250,000 and hire an additional 35 full time employees over the next five year
WPDE 15 (Conway, SC)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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[New York] Workers, visitors complying with new tobacco ban at county facilities

Oneida County employees and visitors to county facilities are adapting to the new ban on the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on property owned or leased by the county. Until Dec. 31 there had been designated areas outside of county bui
Rome (NY) Daily Sentinel
added Jan 12, 2018 04:20
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Man arrested for lacing former employee’s tobacco with mercury over pay dispute

man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to kill an acquaintance with heat-not-burn tobacco laced with mercury. Investigation sources said Thursday it was due to a problem regarding pay. On June 3 last year, Takashi Miyawaki of Otsu in Shiga Pre
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:56
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VIDEO: Indiana bill would empower companies to test -- and fire -- employees for using tobacco

Senate Bill 23, which Brown sponsored, would repeal a portion of the state code that prohibits employers from attempting to control their workers' tobacco intake outside of the job. The section she hopes to repeal reads: An employer may not require, as
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:31
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[Sweden] The association between tobacco smoking and surgical intervention for lumbar spinal stenosis: cohort study of 331,941 workers

Tobacco smoking is associated with an increased incidence of surgically treated LSS. The effect seems to be dose related, whereby heavy smokers have a higher risk than moderate or former smokers.
Spine Journal
added Jan 9, 2018 12:59
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[Sweden] Smokers are nearly 50% more likely to need spinal surgery to relieve excruciating BACK PAIN

Researchers focused on a common cause of lower back pain known as lumbar spinal stenosis, which occurs when the spinal canal narrows, putting pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. The condition often develops as people age, but nicotine's constrictio
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 9, 2018 12:54
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[Canada] Coalition calls on province to close gaps in workplace second-hand smoke legislation

Alberta workplaces became smoke-free a decade ago but the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says more can be done to protect workers from second-hand smoke. Smoke-free advocates say millions of workers have been protected from second-hand smoke over the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:43
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[Kentucky] Turning Point Announces New Round of Employee Bonuses Thanks to Tax Reform

’s signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. “Senator McConnell has personally toured our facility in Louisville and we appreciate his interest in our employees and our business as well as his interest in all Kentucky businesses.”
Business Wire
added Jan 1, 2018 12:08
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[South Carolina] SC County Councilman Seeks Smoking Ban to Protect Customers and Employees

A Horry County, SC councilman is backing an ordinance that would eliminate smoking in parts of the county, saying it is needed to protect customers and employees from secondhand smoke. The ordinance would ban smoking in all public buildings including bar
WorkersCompensation.com
added Dec 20, 2017 03:10
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[UK] Mansfield shop workers jailed for selling illegal tobacco

Fakher Fathulah, 42 of Abingdon Street, Derby; Marwan Shaban, 40 of Market Place, Mansfield Woodhouse; and Nabaz Ahmadi, 21, of Warner Street, Derby, all pleaded guilty to one offence against the use of a trademark and one offence for possessing dangerou
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:02
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