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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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[India] Why livelihood of tobacco workers is the wrong argument to make against large pictorial warnings

Rubbishing claims of the tobacco industry, anti-tobacco activists say there is no evidence to suggest that the introduction of large size pictorial warnings on tobacco packets have an adverse effect on the livelihood of tobacco workers or tobacco growers
Scroll.in (in)
added Apr 11, 2016 18:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] UNION-BUSTING? | After CBA conclusion, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco fires 640 regular employees

After concluding a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the local union barely a month ago, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) has issued notices of termination to 640 regular employees in its Marikina plant citing decline in its market sha
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:45
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[Connecticut] Casino smoking an issue with Foxwoods workers

As table game dealers vote on a proposed union contract with Foxwoods in September 2013, smoking in the giant entertainment complex is an issue. Because Indian sovereignty prevails, state law banning indoor smoking in most Connecticut businesses does not
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2013 00:34
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[Illinois, Pennsylvania] Altria to close Franklin Park tobacco facility

The announcement came as Altria, which also makes Virginia Slims and Parliament cigarettes, reported a 29 percent drop in profit for its most recent quarter, but its adjusted earnings still beat expectations. It reported net income of $1.09 billion, or 5
Chicago Sun-Times
added Oct 27, 2016 21:43
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[Asia, India] Why delegates are barred from UN anti-tobacco meeting

China, Cuba, Egypt, Bulgaria, Thailand and the convention’s host country, India, may have a hard time having delegates approved to attend the event and vote on issues that impact their citizens. The FCTC justifies this possible exclusion of countries wh
The Nation (ng)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:33
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California initiative backers keep up fund-raising pace

In the weeks since the May 20 deadline to submit initiative signatures, the campaigns pushing the measures have reported collecting more than $3.2 million. The biggest recipient has been the campaign to increase cigarette taxes by $2 a pack, to $2.87, wi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 21, 2016 20:16
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[Africa, Kenya] British American Tobacco paid union to disrupt production at one of its chief rivals, whistleblower claims

The union plan was part of a strategy to drive Mastermind Tobacco, an African rival, out of business. The clandestine plot is revealed in internal BAT documents disclosed by whistleblower Paul Hopkins, who worked for the tobacco giant in Africa for 13 ye
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 21, 2015 12:17
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[North Carolina] ITG's Florida workforce not moving to Greensboro

The legacy Commonwealth-Altadis unit is eliminating about 150 job positions in Fort Lauderdale, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice filed with the Florida Commerce Department.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 21, 2015 14:23
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