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[UK] Fenland and East Cambs Kick Ash students hope art exhibition at Central Library in Cambridge will help smokers get the message to quit as figures show one in four people still smoke in Fenland

More than a quarter of people still smoke in Fenland and for those in manual jobs the figure is even higher according to latest statistics. In Fenland the number of smokers is 26.4 per cent or just over one in four people - the highest in the county
Wisbech Standard (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:40

[UK] Stop smoking service teams up with local hospital to help patients and staff

The region’s stop smoking service has teamed up with residents and staff at a hospital to help people struggling to end their addiction to cigarettes. Smokefree Norfolk has started holding monthly clinics at Jeesal Park Hospital, Cawston, thanks to the e
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:17

[UK] Doncaster employers asked to help with campaign

A new ‘stop smoking’ campaign involving workplaces across Doncaster and the wider region has been launched. Yorkshire Smokefree’s message is that “stopping smoking is everyone’s business”, within a year-long campaign that targets routine and manual worker
Doncaster Today (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:22

[Mexico, Kentucky] Mexican Farm Workers Settle Employment Suit With Tobacco Farmer ($$)

A federal judge in Kentucky on Feb. 6 signed a final order canceling a trial scheduled for March following an $81,308.71 settlement between a group of Mexican migrant workers who claimed that the owners of farms they worked at underpaid them and violated
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 9, 2017 01:08

Party-Line Vote Protects Child Labor at Tobacco Farms in Virginia

In an unrecorded party-line vote, House Republicans killed a bill Tuesday evening that would have cracked down on child labor at tobacco farms in Virginia. Two Democrats on the panel voted against killing the bill, although they were unable to persuade th
Oak Hill and Herndon (VA) Connection
added Jan 25, 2017 14:57

[California] Smokeless tobacco to take a dip among big league newcomers

Players new to the majors won’t be able to dip next year without risk of penalty, a provision under baseball’s tentative five-year labor agreement reached late Wednesday. “I think the smokeless tobacco ban is both logical and I am thankful,” Los Angeles
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2016 23:12

The Dream — and the Myth — of the ‘Women’s Vote’

argued that women’s suffrage ought to be carefully restricted to keep undesirable women out of the ballot box..... “Our criminal and pauper men have wives; there are thousands of female operatives in tobacco factories and similar fields of labor; there ar
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2016 16:21

Eleventh Circuit: ADEA Does Not Permit Job Applicants To Bring Disparate Impact Claims

In an en banc decision issued October 5, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that job applicants cannot bring disparate impact claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”). (Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., October
National Law Review
added Nov 7, 2016 18:22

ARCHIVE: EDITORIAL: Obama administration must do more to protect children harvesting tobacco

Labor Department attempted to tighten its rules...But after an outcry from rural interests, the Obama administration pulled the proposal...Now that Mr. Obama has been re-elected and no longer needs to court Southern swing states, his administration should
Washington Post
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01

[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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