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[North Carolina] ITG Brands begins layoffs; 20 salaried employees cut in Greensboro

"When the reciprocal manufacturing agreement we have with Reynolds winds down, production will be further reduced," ITG said Feb. 17. Newport's cigarette volume was 32.9 billion sticks in fiscal 2014. By comparison, the cigarette volume of the four tradi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 18, 2016 20:09
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Child Farmworkers Banned From Handling Pesticides, But Not Tobacco

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) has been putting pressure on Reynolds American...to end child labor in its supply chain and give workers collective bargaining rights. Now, they’re planning to call for a boycott of the company’s products, as Chávez
BuzzFeed
added Sep 29, 2015 10:15
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Union puts forward plan for Gallaher

An alternative to closing the JTI Gallaher factory in Ballymena has been put forward by the Unite trade union... The union proposal would see the factory developed as a ‘centre of excellence’ for pouch tobacco and cigar manufacture, retaining 500 of the
The News Letter (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 13:01
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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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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to be phased in from 2016 to reduce health risks for inmates and guards

Smoking in open prisons in England will be banned from October (2015), with four Welsh prisons (Usk/Prescoed, Swansea, Cardiff and Parc) following suit in January 2016 and four English prisons - Dartmoor, Channings Wood, Erlestoke and Exeter - enforcing a
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:18
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[Alabama] Madison County commissioners wary of Chairman Dale Strong's smoking ban, health fines for county employees

Health was hot topic during a two-hour work session where the Madison County Commission debated banning tobacco from workplaces and installing stiff fines for employees who skipped free health screenings.
AL.com
added Oct 24, 2013 23:44
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[North Carolina] ITG Brands confirms plans to cut 375 workers, one-third of production staff

The plant’s 1,100 legacy Lorillard Inc.’s 1,100 production workers have been preparing for such a blow ever since rumors surfaced in March 2014 about Reynolds American Inc. buying their company to acquire Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2016 22:47
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[West Virginia] WVU employee battles tobacco policy

Dennis Cole, an employee of the Health Sciences Center for 23 years, recently filed a third petition against West Virginia University’s policy banning tobacco on campus. ... Walking past the library or behind Woodburn, it’s easy to see that students stil
Daily Athenaeum (West Virginia University)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:46
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[North Carolina] ITG plans layoffs at Greensboro cigarette production plant

it will lay off an undisclosed number of workers later this year as it contracts to produce brands for Reynolds American. ITG spokesman Mark Smith told news outlets Wednesday that it doesn't have a final number of employees it will likely lay off or an e
WXII Ch. 12 (Winston-Salem, NC)
added Feb 19, 2016 15:58
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[Nevada] Protesters hold smoke-free casinos rally outside Sands Expo

Some fed-up casino employees and gamblers wrapped up a rally Tuesday morning, pushing for casinos to ban smoking. The rally was organized by Smoke-Free Gaming of America, which says there is no reason for casinos to have employees breathe secondhand smok
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:10
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