Headlines Tagged with Unions/Workers — 1,589 headlines found
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.
Jul 27, 2014 Healthline Networks
added Jul 27, 2014 19:00
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.
Dec 25, 2013 Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Dec 25, 2013 22:56
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.
Aug 19, 2013 Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 18, 2013 20:52
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
Jul 23, 2013 FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA
added Jul 23, 2013 06:30
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.
Mar 28, 2013 The Atlantic Monthly
added Mar 28, 2013 16:39
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.
Aug 7, 2016 WorldCrunch (fr)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:16
vowed on Thursday to investigate some of its supply farms in Bangladesh after a Swedish campaign group uncovered the use of child workers to grow and process tobacco. Swedwatch, which surveyed three tobacco farming districts in Bangladesh, said it found
Jun 30, 2016 Reuters
added Jun 30, 2016 16:19
‘The Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation is a global leader in preventing child labour in tobacco agriculture and protecting and improving the lives of children in tobacco-growing areas....In reality, ECLT is an alliance of tobacco comp
Feb 8, 2016 Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Feb 8, 2016 16:47
For many struggling Lalmonirhat families, relatively lucrative tobacco farming appears to be a blessing. But cultivating the crop brings significant health consequences. Worse still, with children commonly engaged in tending fields, the health of many yo
Feb 7, 2016 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:00
When asked during the call what the company planned to do with the $300 million in savings, [Chief Executive Marty] Barrington declined to offer specifics but did say the company continues to invest in “reduced harm products” such as electronic cigarette
Jan 28, 2016 Gizmodo
added Jan 29, 2016 03:04