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[Australia] NSW prison officers exempt from prison smoking ban as inmates forced to quit

Hundreds of prison officers will be exempt from the smoking ban starting Monday in NSW prisons, following a state government down criticised by prisoner rights groups health experts. The loophole will allow staff who live in correctional centres to smok
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 8, 2015 13:56
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[Togo] The Time John Boehner Personally Battled To Stop An Anti-Smoking Executive Order

learned that George H.W. Bush was considering signing an Executive Order banning workplace smoking by federal employees, he decided to take a stand for “individual rights and freedoms.” “I has come to my attention that OMB is circulating a proposed Execut
BuzzFeed
added Sep 25, 2015 15:57
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Reynolds American’s CEO on Merging, Managing and Smoking

Journal talked to Ms. Cameron about the factors that go into a successful merger, the ability to recruit young workers to a tobacco company and the future profile of cigarette smokers...Employees love the vapor. They’re proud they’re offering these altern
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 1, 2015 12:53
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[UK-Northern Ireland] JTI Gallaher: Union proposal to save 500 jobs at Ballymena factory

Unite the union has said the factory should become a "centre of excellence" for pouch tobacco and cigar production. However, its cost-cutting proposal would see the axing of cigarette lines and result in 376 job losses.
BBC Online
added Nov 20, 2014 11:56
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[Europe] Poland ‘can offer economic recipe’ to the EU

not all changes brought by EU membership are necessarily positive for the Polish economy. The last year has witnessed a significant campaign in the Polish media criticizing the new Tobacco Directive. Its introduction threatens the strong tobacco industry
EurActiv
added Sep 14, 2014 11:44
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TPP's effect on tobacco, trade deficits is reason enough to stop deal

Obama administration is backing away from tobacco tariffs that would keep cigarette costs high and reduce the health risks of smoking. Public health officials are rightfully angry. The Center for Policy Analysis on Trade and Health noted that instead of
Teamster Nation (blog)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:33
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[North Carolina] The 2013 Reynolds American, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting: orders, points of order, “out of order” and ordered out!

Dr. Sharon Brown, a grandmother and a shareholder from Pennsylvania, who was seated second from the aisle where the company’s sole microphone ... saw Dr. Brown fall to the floor after she attempted to get by the RAI employee. By the time Dr. Brown was ab
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 19, 2013 13:37
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[Nevada] Group rallies for smoke-free casinos

Dealers, gamblers, and union members rallied outside the Sands Expo Tuesday to advocate for smoke-free gambling floors. Experts say it will be a tough battle to try and remove smoking because it all comes down to money -- banning smoke could hurt revenu
KLAS-TV Channel 8 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:11
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[South Carolina] Birth of a Freedom Anthem

“Dear Brothers,” one miner entreated in 1909, “let us not drop that old song"...decades later in Charleston, S.C., when 1,100 black and white employees of the American Tobacco Company cigar factory struck for higher pay and better working conditions. For
New York Times
added Mar 14, 2015 17:56
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[Florida] Pasco teachers union not interested in quick talks over tobacco-free campuses

Pasco County school employees union has turned down the administration's request to talk about new rules for making all schools tobacco-free. The issue should wait until the next round of contract talks in the spring, said Lynne Webb, United School Emplo
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 30, 2013 15:46
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