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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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[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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[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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[Greece] Tobacco Art Masterpiece Returns to Thessaloniki

The Cultivation of Tobacco, the monumental artwork created in 1960 by one of the greatest Greek engravers Tassos (Anastasios Alevizos) and his wife, also an engraver, Loukia Maggiorou, is returning to Stavroupouli in Thessaloniki. The Greek masterpiece
Greek Reporter
added Feb 10, 2013 21:26
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] New union for tobacco farmers

Tobacco farmers who are unhappy with a ceiling price of $4,99 per kg imposed by merchants at the auction floors and other challenges they face, have formed a new union to represent their interests. The new union – the Tobacco Farmers Union Trust – is le
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 24, 2018 13:05
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BLUM: It might surprise you who else holds tobacco stock

Like the vast majority of universities, academia's largest retirement provider of financial services, TIAA (Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association), hasn't sold its tobacco stocks, which are simply too lucrative. ...TIAA created a separate investment
AL.com
added Feb 12, 2018 21:06
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[North Carolina] Reynolds offers voluntary retirement packages to select production workers

it is offering a voluntary retirement package to select production workers ahead of its pending sale to British American Tobacco Plc. The companies have set simultaneous shareholder votes for July 19: 2 p.m. in London and 9 a.m. in Winston-Salem. If shar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 21, 2017 20:20
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[North Carolina] Reynolds offers “game-changer” employee incentive

a “game changer” incentive toward ensuring a smooth integration of the Newport brand. The non-company members of Reynolds’ board of directors have approved a one-time, performance-based cash award to all employees of Reynolds and its subsidiaries. Reynold
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 31, 2015 12:30
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[Canada] Smokers cost employers $3000 a year in breaks: study

A new study from Ohio State University shows another way that smoking has become a burden: through those little bits of time smokers use to light up. According to the June study, employing smokers will cost employers upward of $5,800 per smoker, per yea
Metro (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 18:10
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