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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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[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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[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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[North Carolina] Advocates plan to pressure Reynolds American over tobacco farm working conditions

Members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) and its supporters rallied outside the Reynolds American headquarters in Winston-Salem, N.C., Thursday. The company's annual shareholder's meeting was being held inside, and recognition of the union w
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 8, 2013 07:20
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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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[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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Gallaher cigarette factory owner rejects union proposal to save 500 jobs

The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 22, 2015 11:18
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