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[Europe, Germany] BAT to Cut 950 Jobs at German Cigarette Factory to Reduce Costs

id a decline in smoking in western Europe. The staff reductions at the 1,320-worker factory in the Bavarian town of Bayreuth will be implemented over two years, the London-based tobacco company said in a statement Thursday. Cigarette production will be s
Bloomberg News
added Jul 15, 2016 18:29
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[Europe, Germany] BAT to Cut 950 Jobs At German Cigarette Factory To Reduce Costs

The staff reductions at the 1,320-worker factory in the Bavarian town of Bayreuth will be implemented over two years, the London-based tobacco company said in a statement Thursday. Cigarette production will be shifted to BAT’s other European plants, thou
ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine (ie)
added Jul 15, 2016 12:12
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Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Jul 15, 2016 02:42
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[Asia, China] Smoking reduced in urban restaurants: the effect of Beijing Smoking Control Regulation

The Beijing Smoking Control Regulation achieved one of its intended goals of reducing smoking occurrences in restaurants, but further effort of strengthening implementation is still needed and should focus on boosting compliance with no-smoking sign requi
Tobacco Control
added Jul 14, 2016 13:53
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[UK] Warrington sets out 15 year plan for healthier future

Priorities for Warrington highlighted by Public Health are: • Continuing efforts to drive down smoking levels in the borough, through initiatives such as ‘stop them young’, improving awareness among workers, and increasing the smoke-free areas in the tow
Cheshire Today (uk)
added Jul 14, 2016 13:22
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Human rights in the tobacco fields – a brief on Swedish Match’s and investors’ risk management

Swedish Match has credible policies in place but should, in alignment with the UNGP, increase the transparency surrounding its supply chain. Swedwatch furthermore encourages Swedish Match to extend its stakeholder dialogue to also include the most vulner
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:45
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[Asia] BAT contracts with Bangladeshi tobacco farmers unfair: Study

British American Tobacco’s (BAT) contracts with tobacco farmers across Bangladesh are flawed and unfair, according to a new study conducted by the Swedish NGO Swedwatch. The study titled “Smokescreens in the supply chain” found that tobacco cultivation
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:32
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[Bangladesh] VIDEO: The hidden side effects of tobacco

In the report titled ‘Smokescreens in the Supply Chain’, Swedwatch highlights the tobacco sector’s pressing human rights and sustainability challenges and documents findings from investigations into the tobacco industry in Bangladesh.
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:29
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[Asia, Europe] Swedwatch: Report highlights abuses in Bangladeshi tobacco industry

The EU should require raw tobacco to be traceable, back to a farm, and include its country of origin... In its Smokescreens in the Supply Chain report, the Swedish NGO blamed [BAT]...for “expanding cultivation into new countries without adequately address
EurActiv
added Jul 13, 2016 19:24
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[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco drive leaves job scene ashen in sector

The Indian cigarette and tobacco products industry is witnessing a sharp and alarming spurt in attritions over the last few years following anti-tobacco consumption drive by the government and falling revenues and profits of cigarette and other tobacco p
The Economic Times (India)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:46
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