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[Canada] ‘We drink. We swear. We don’t f—ing smoke’: Firm’s ban on hiring smokers leaves people asking ‘Who’s next?’

At Momentous Corp., they don’t track vacation or sick days. Staffers can bring their dogs in to the office. The Ottawa Internet firm takes pride in being different, as evidenced by its website, where you will find, in large letters: “We drink. We swear.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2013 10:55
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1924: The Cigar Maker Who's the Reason You Work Only 8 Hours a Day Dies

On December 13, 1924, Samuel Gompers, the cigar-maker who became the father of the mainstream American labor movement, died, at the age of 74. From 1886, when he forged the creation of the American Federation of Labor, until his death – with the exception
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Dec 14, 2015 15:00
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[Hungary] Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco products stay on shelves

the National Tobacco Supply Company (ODBE) said yesterday and today that is was finally able to sign contracts with the two companies, Hungarian news agency MTI reported. Retailers may place orders for Philip Morrisʼ products from December 7 and for Imp
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:19
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Gallaher cigarette factory owner rejects union proposal to save 500 jobs

The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 22, 2015 11:18
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What Airlines Were Like Before the Smoke Cleared

If you think the air travel experience generally stinks now, consider what it was like before smoking was banned on domestic flights 25 years ago. Tracy Sear, a flight attendant with US Airways, was looking over some Facebook posts from colleagues recal
New York Times
added Feb 23, 2015 15:31
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[Turkey] Tax hikes on cigarettes and alcohol to encourage smuggling, tradesmen union says

The recent rise in fixed tax from cigarettes and alcohol over the inflation rate will encourage smuggling, the head of the Confederation of Turkish Craftsmen and Tradesmen (TESK) Bendevi Palandöken has said.
Journal of Turkish Weekly (JTW) (tr)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:43
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EDITORIAL: Children Don’t Belong in Tobacco Fields

Obama administration abandoned regulations that would have restricted children younger than 16 from “participating in the cultivation, harvesting and curing of tobacco” after Republican lawmakers opposed the proposal by falsely claiming that the rules wou
New York Times
added May 18, 2014 06:43
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[UK] Cancer death caused by two cigarette a day habit

A RETIRED miner died 'traumatically' from lung cancer after smoking two cigarettes a day for 50 years, an inquest has heard. ... Mrs Bodell said her husband had smoked around two cigarettes a day and added: "He worked in four different collieries in a c
Burton Mail (uk)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:20
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[Belgium, Finland, France, Sweden, UK] Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds

Job stress increases the risk of heart disease, but living a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce that risk, a new study says. Researchers examined data from more than 102,000 men and women, aged 17 to 70, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sw
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:08
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[North Carolina, Ohio] Top tobacco executives set to meet with FLOC

Top executives for tobacco giant Reynolds American Inc. have agreed to resume discussions with the Toledo-based Farm Labor Organizing Committee about ways to address alleged farm-worker abuses.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added May 11, 2013 13:55
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