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[UK] Job cuts threat at Imperial Tobacco's Bristol HQ

Up to 100 jobs could be cut at Imperial Tobacco's head quarters in Bristol, the company has confirmed The firm, which produces cigarette brands including JPS and Gauloises, said the "structural changes" were part of a "new phase of cost optimisation".
BBC Online
added Dec 1, 2016 05:31
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco reaping, curing starts

Harvesting and curing of the early planted irrigated tobacco is underway in most parts of the country although farmers are facing a shortage of labour and experiencing constant power cuts due to incessant rains.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:51
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Overseas Marlboro maker Philip Morris to buy US tobacco from 3rd party, not farmers

The move will also require the leaf suppliers to adhere to Philip Morris International's policies that prohibit workers under 18 from some of the most hazardous tasks, including harvesting tobacco. The company does allow children to work with seedlings o
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 6, 2014 17:35
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[Wisconsin] Higher insurance rates may cause smokers to flee Obamacare coverage

Affordable Care Act sets up a "carrots and stick" scenario for smokers, said Michael Fiore..."The carrots are that if you're a smoker, you will get coverage for evidence-based counseling and medicine," Fiore said. "The stick is that insurers can charge yo
Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter
added Oct 26, 2013 20:02
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Hectarage Down 4 Percent

Lack of confidence in prices and the effects of drought have affected tobacco production this season, with the area put under the crop declining to 89 500 hectares from 93 419 hectares last season, the Zimbabwe Farmers' Union has said.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:28
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Malawi's Children of Tobacco

People & Power investigates the plight of children forced to work in Malawi's tobacco industry.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 17, 2014 17:24
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Tobacco restrictions at frontier irk Spanish workers

Restrictions on the cigarette importation quota allowed by the Spanish authorities through the frontier as a means to curb illegal tobacco smuggling are already causing rumblings of discontent among frontier workers on the Rock.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 9, 2013 12:25
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[Africa, Tanzania] Tackling child labour in Tabora

International Labour Organisation (ILO) launched a new project last month on May 25 called Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE) which is being implemented in tobacco growing areas in the three districts of Uyui, Urambo and
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:55
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LETTERS: Children Who Labor in Fields: Yes, Here

For years, Big Tobacco denied the harmful effects of its product. It now stands guilty of asphyxiating the lives of children toiling amid its lucrative commodity...Unless funding is given back to enforcement, young people will remain at risk in the field
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2015 20:01
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[North Carolina] Lorillard sends employees memo about proposed sale to Reynolds American

Lorillard Tobacco Co. has made its initial communication to its 2,900 employees about what to expect if federal regulators approve Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion purchase of the company. The complicated deal, which involves two U.S. and two Briti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2014 13:10
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