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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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[Asia, India] Udupi: Bidi workers protest against ban on tobacco products

Hundreds of Bidi workers, beedi contractors, members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions and All India Trade Union Congress jointly staged a massive protest against central government's ban on tobacco products near DC's office on Tuesday, March 17.
Daijiworld.com (in)
added Mar 17, 2015 15:03
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[North Carolina] Tatum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.: real implications for ERISA’s “hypothetical prudent fiduciary” standard

On February 25, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued an opinion and final judgment ruling in favor of defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) in a nationwide class action asserting breach of fiduciary dut
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 14:02
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[Greece] British American Tobacco Hellas

British American Tobacco has a strong presence in the global tobacco industry more than 100 years. In Greece occupies the second position in the industry with a market share of 20.5% in 2012. The benefits offered by the company staff is oriented care. Em
To Vina (gr)
added Apr 8, 2013 09:39
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[Indonesia] Minister Calls for Delay on Smoking Regulations

Manpower and Transmigration Minister Muhaimin Iskandar called on Wednesday for a delay . . . some 500,000 people stand to suffer job losses if the new law passes, and said the law failed to account for the interests of tobacco farmers and clove cigarette
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:35
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[Pakistan] Tobacco firm workers vow struggle for rights

Workers of a multinational tobacco company have vowed to continue struggle for securing their rights entitled to them under local and international labour laws.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Jun 21, 2012 09:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] British American Tobacco quits PH business

will close its Philippine operations by the end of December this year amid “difficult environment”... Manila Bulletin Business sources confirmed that BAT Philippines started winding down operations after Japan Tobacco International (JTI) acquired Mighty f
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 7, 2017 05:36
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