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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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[North Carolina] ITG Brands clarifies production plans

G on Friday took over the Lorillard operations and workforce, including its Greensboro headquarters and plant, which Reynolds American Inc. didn't acquire as part of its $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard. Reynolds essentially bought Newport, the No. 2
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 21, 2015 14:10
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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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[Kazakhstan, USA] HEFLER: Tobacco industry confronted with child labour

every time a new report is published tobacco companies react with apparent surprise...industry is extremely monopolised, has a record of collusion and suppression of leaf prices, interferes with policy development and invests in NGOs such as ITGA, ECLT an
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 28, 2015 12:54
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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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“What Is Our Story?” Philip Morris’s Changing Corporate Narrative.

PMC replaced its market success–oriented corporate narrative with a new one centered on responsibility....new narrative was unconvincing to many of its employees...repositioning that would help the company continue business as usual. Moving toward a tobac
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 11, 2015 14:25
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SWEDA: Under An Hour: My Time at the 2015 Altria Group, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting

my question is ‘Why shouldn’t Altria’s shareholders and investors expect the company to continue to pay judgments in the hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars in the years to come?’” Mr. Barrington answered that litigation “presents risks to
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 1, 2015 15:31
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[Canada] Canadian employer hasn’t hired a smoker in 30 years ‘and I’m proud of it,’ but the policy may be illegal

As Canadian public-health experts explore radical ideas to achieve a tobacco “endgame,” the Montreal-based entrepreneur has for decades struck his own uncompromising blow against cigarettes, refusing to hire anyone who smokes, on the job or in the sancti
National Post (ca)
added Feb 29, 2016 01:31
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