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truth® FINDS PROGRESS IN THE STRANGEST PLACES: TOBACCO COMPANY’S SMOKING BAN

The award-winning truth campaign released a video highlighting a policy at the nation’s No. 2 tobacco company banning smoking in its office buildings. The video notes with irony that R.J. Reynolds, the maker of Camel cigarettes, is prohibiting cigarette
PR Newswire
added Jul 9, 2015 13:16
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[North Carolina] Judge’s approval of brand transfers final step in Reynolds-Lorillard megadeal

The judge’s decision was the final legal hurdle to a megadeal announced in July 2014 and currently valued at more than $29 billion. Reynolds is essentially buying Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol brand and No. 2 overall brand.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 8, 2015 18:45
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[North Carolina] Feds make recommendation in Reynolds pension suit

The U.S. Solicitor General’s Office recommends the U.S. Supreme Court not address a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by a unit of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in December.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 2, 2015 13:18
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Tobacco farms facing new guidelines to protect workers

Tobacco farmers would be better protected from nicotine poisoning under new guidelines from the Obama administration. The Department of Labor is looking to prevent tobacco workers from contracting what's known as "green tobacco sickness."
The Hill
added Mar 28, 2015 07:07
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[Australia] Public health, environment, union, and church groups slam Trans-Pacific trade deal as talks resume in New York

have written an open letter to Trade Minister Robb citing mounting evidence that the TPP is not in the national interest, and demanding that the text be released for public scrutiny before it is signed.
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 27, 2015 00:37
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[UK] Luton council bans employees and councillors from smoking during working hours

The new Smoke Free guidelines, which will come into force in October 2014, will also prevent elected members and employees from lighting up while they are out on council business. In addition, new recruits will be required to comply upon commencement of
Luton & Dunstable Express (uk)
added Sep 2, 2013 12:27
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[Macau] Casino workers call for strict smoking-ban enforcement

A casino workers’ group met with Labor Affairs Bureau (DSAL) director Wong Chi Hong yesterday, during which they asked for stricter enforcement efforts on the smoking-ban imposed on all casinos from the beginning of this year, and to give double or triple
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 8, 2013 12:38
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[Africa] Tobacco Association of Malawi against farming tenancy ban

Tobacco Association of Malawi has expressed concern over government decision to ban farming tenancy in the country....Government has dubbed farming tenancy as modern slavery.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:28
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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. "Sounds like a good start," Giants head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner said. "Th
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2016 06:08
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[Asia] China’s Lung Cancer Epidemic is a Global Problem

China is going to need all the help it can get from international partners and institutions...Given the increasing importance to the world economy of a healthy and plentiful Chinese workforce, their success or failure in this endeavor is of global signifi
Modern Diplomacy
added Nov 29, 2016 03:52
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