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[Bangladesh] Bidi workers protest discriminations between bidi and cigarette

Increase in taxes on bidi would hamper the sector including women employment, bidi workers of different factories claimed yesterday. From a view exchange meeting on “Diary of Bidi workers” in the capital’s CIRDAP auditorium, speakers made the comment an
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added May 5, 2013 20:28
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[Malawi] Special report: The children working the tobacco fields: 'I wanted to be a nurse'

Children in poor families work the fields in Malawi, impacting schooling, reports Sarah Boseley, amid signs of a growing international crisis....There are 18 tenant families on this tobacco farm in the Kasungu district of Malawi, each living in a straw h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:28
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: We don’t need corporate greed

Good has, to some, become the poster child for corporate greed. But she’s not alone...Nicandro Durante, the top exec of British American Tobacco, received a total compensation increase of 37.3 percent to $15.92 million
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 6, 2018 19:34
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[Canada] Coalition calls on province to close gaps in workplace second-hand smoke legislation

Alberta workplaces became smoke-free a decade ago but the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says more can be done to protect workers from second-hand smoke. Smoke-free advocates say millions of workers have been protected from second-hand smoke over the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:43
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[Canada] Companies fret about hazy rules around pot use

Once recreational pot use becomes legal, taking a "smoke break" at work could suddenly become much more complicated.
Canadian Press
added Dec 14, 2017 17:28
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarette company employees protest their sacking

The employees sacked by the Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited staged protest outside the Peshawar Press Club here Saturday to condemn the action. The protesting workers raised slogans against the management and demanded that they should be reinstated. The
The News (pk)
added Jan 3, 2016 19:05
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco farmer sued for discrimination, harrassment

Jesus deJesus, Alex Hernandez, and Raul Rivera claimed they worked at a tobacco farm owned by Thomas McLaughlin through a federal guest worker program in for five months in 2013. In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the three workers said they were subj
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 22, 2015 00:51
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[North Carolina] Lorillard chief: Most jobs will stay

Lorillard’s announced purchase today by Reynolds American, Inc. will have little immediate effect on the local company’s Greensboro workers and should end up being a positive thing for them and the entire community, Lorillard chairman Murray Kessler sai
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 15, 2014 17:14
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[Taiwan] Company should be punished for promoting smoking: groups

The John Tung Foundation, the Consumers' Foundation and the Homemakers United Foundation issued the appeal at a news conference after learning about several cases the previous week in which an unnamed tobacco company held a competition that required toba
Focus Taiwan
added Jul 4, 2013 16:46
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ROSENTHAL: Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

The conflict between human need and corporate greed drives the smoking habit. Until this conflict is resolved, workers will smoke to distract themselves from their powerlessness and calm their rage.
Dissident Voice (blog)
added Apr 7, 2013 09:57
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