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[Asia, Pakistan] After closing plant Philip Morris now fires 141 employees

had shut its cigarette manufacturing plants in the country in Feb this year, has fired its 141 employees from Purchasing and Processing Departments mainly due to increasing cost in Pakistan...with high taxes, it was not possible for the company to compete
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 23, 2015 02:49
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[Asia, India] Udupi: Bidi workers protest against ban on tobacco products

Hundreds of Bidi workers, beedi contractors, members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions and All India Trade Union Congress jointly staged a massive protest against central government's ban on tobacco products near DC's office on Tuesday, March 17.
Daijiworld.com (in)
added Mar 17, 2015 15:03
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[Florida] STEIN: Should firefighters be allowed to smoke while off-duty?

Apparently there is a ban in place that forbids firefighters from smoking, not only when they are working but when they are off-duty. The firefighters union is fighting this. And I don’t blame them.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Sep 30, 2014 14:43
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US Child Workers Sickened from Picking Nicotine-Filled Tobacco Leaves

Despite strict laws to protect young people from using tobacco products, children as young as 7 harvest the crop and often get nicotine poisoning in the process.
Healthline Networks
added Jul 27, 2014 19:00
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[Hawaii] UH smoking ban on hold for review

campuswide ban on the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes that was to take effect Jan. 1 at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has been postponed pending review by unions and faculty.
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Dec 25, 2013 22:56
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[Macau] Health Bureau criticized for poor casino smoking control

The Macao Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM) lodged a complaint against the Health Bureau to the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) last Friday, accusing the Bureau of "administrative violations" when enforcing the partial smoking ban in gaming venues.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 18, 2013 20:52
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Even One Is Too Much: The Economic Consequences of Being a Smoker (PDF)

there are other costs associated with cigarette smoking besides poor health and smoking-attributable health care expenditures. This research explores the labor market costs associated with cigarette smoking, specifically the impact of cigarette smoking
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA
added Jul 23, 2013 06:30
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HAMBLIN: Smokers Still Potentially Employable

Companies in 21 U.S. states can and do categorically refuse to hire people who smoke tobacco. Leading bioethicists today agreed with a majority of Americans that this is unethical.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Mar 28, 2013 16:39
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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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[Africa] State Of Denial: Malawi's Tobacco Farming Addiction

Not many people in the southeast African nation smoke tobacco. They can't afford it. But the country is hooked on growing it and turns a blind eye to the associated risks, especially for child laborers.
WorldCrunch (fr)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:16
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