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Russian ‘smokers’ rights’ movement holds founding convention

a ‘smokers’ rights’ movement headed by a flamboyant Soviet-era actor has been formed to “protect the rights and dignity” of Russians who light up. Members of the All-Russian Movement for Smokers’ Rights voted during their founding convention to collect
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 26, 2013 11:26
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[Nepal] Govt unlikely to meet pay demands of Janakpur Cigarette workers

The government may not fulfill all the demands of employees of Janakpur Cigarette Factory on golden handshake, a team that recently conducted a study on the state-owned enterprise´s status has indicated.
Republica (np)
added Apr 7, 2013 00:20
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Rubio Renews Support for Bipartisan Bill to Protect Florida Cigar Workers’ Jobs

“There is virtually no corner of Florida that is not being affected by the FDA’s excessive and overly burdensome regulations on local cigar makers, and we must stop federal bureaucrats from putting these small manufacturers out of business and threatenin
US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:02
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[North Carolina] BAT confirms plans to keep Winston-Salem operations

“BAT is confident that not only will the great majority of jobs in the Reynolds family of companies be preserved following completion, but in the future, as a stronger, combined organization, we believe there is a possibility of U.S. job growth and expans
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2017 16:11
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[UK] DAUBE/CHAPMAN: The problem with selling a lethal product: you just can't get the staff

Reports to the [SEC] seem to tell a different story about the calibre of people in the tobacco industry. Altria reported that, “Altria Group, Inc. may be unable to attract and retain the best talent due to the impact of decreasing social acceptance of to
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:15
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[California] Since May Initiative Deadline, Cigarette Tax Issue Rakes In More Than $1.1M

Almost all of that came from the California State Council of Services Employees, which donated $1 million on May 31. Meanwhile, the campaign to cap hospital executives pay received another $325,000 from its sponsor.
California Healthline
added Jun 21, 2016 20:14
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SWEDA: Spending 45 Minutes with 80 of My Fellow Altria Shareholders

Mr. Barrington’s response echoed the traditional party line from the top executives of the major cigarette companies in the United States: tobacco litigation is a “well-managed risk” that should not alarm shareholders and investors. He commended the qua
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 7, 2016 14:05
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[UK] Workers say goodbye to Player's as Imperial Tobacco factory closes its doors

As the shift bell rang for the final time at Imperial Tobacco, there were tears of sadness and nostalgic smiles spread across the faces of those bidding the factory farewell. The building on Thane Road closed its doors for the final time at noon on Frid
Nottingham Post (uk)
added May 27, 2016 22:22
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Public Comment submitted to FDA on Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine-Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products; Request for Comments (PDF)

vials of nicotine should be plain black and white with information identifying percent or mg nicotine and name of flavor but without pictures of said flavors or colors. Flavors should be assigned 25 alphanumeric codes, such as Z34, instead of descriptive
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 12, 2015 20:10
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[Africa, Tanzania] MWITA: Tobacco Smokers Must Kick the Offending Habit

Other anti-smoking efforts have seen the Tanzania Tobacco Control Forum (TTCF) urging the government to introduce alternative cash crops in tobacco growing areas because tobacco growers encountered more health hazards than direct benefits from their work
All-Africa.com
added Jul 25, 2015 15:26
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