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[New Zealand] Pushback against big tobacco

Trade unions are backing a proposal to stop foreign companies suing the Government over controversial laws. New Zealand First has put forward a member's bill to stop foreign companies like tobacco companies being able to sue the government for laws they
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 22, 2015 17:40
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Reynolds may face pressure on tobacco sourcing

A decision by a global tobacco manufacturer to stop buying tobacco leaves directly from U.S. farmers could put pressure on R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and U.S. competitors to take a similar sourcing approach. Philip Morris International Inc. said Wednesday
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 7, 2014 16:35
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Alliance One International Selected To Supply U.S. Flue-Cured Tobacco To Philip Morris International Global Leaf Merchant To Expand U.S. Grower Base

Good Agricultural Practices ("GAP") that provide growers knowledge and skills to produce higher quality cash and food crops with improved yields, while striving to mitigate environmental and social impacts. Alliance One is committed to action-oriented soc
PR Newswire
added Nov 6, 2014 17:55
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[Canada] Smokers most common in construction, mining, oil and gas: Report

according to a Conference Board of Canada report. By occupation, 28 per cent of trades, transport and equipment operators smoked in 2011. Processing, manufacturing and utilities occupations had an employee smoking rate of 24 per cent, while 23 per cent o
Canadian HR Reporter (ca)
added Apr 12, 2013 13:40
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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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Gallaher cigarette factory owner rejects union proposal to save 500 jobs

The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 22, 2015 11:18
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[Africa, Asia, Cambodia] FARMERS AND OTHER VICTIMS OF TOBACCO (PDF)

CHILD LABOUR IN TOBACCO GROWING VIOLATES CHILDREN’S’ RIGHTS / BIDI ROLLING: TRAPPED A IN CYCLE OF SILENCE / ALTERNATIVE CROPS PROVIDE A BETTER FUTURE FOR TANZANIAN TOBACCO FARMERS / HEALTH SACRIFICED IN TOBACCO FARMING IN BANGLADESH
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 11, 2016 22:21
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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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