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Estimating the cost of a smoking employee

Employees who smoke impose significant excess costs on private employers. The results of this study may help inform employer decisions about tobacco-related policies.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 4, 2013 00:06
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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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[Malawi] Tobacco workers to ILO: Quit tobacco industry

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: I am writing to you on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of farmers in Malawi trying to make a living out of growing tobacco. We wish to express our support for the International Labour Organisation (
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:50
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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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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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