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[Louisiana] LETTER: Smoking in bars is toxic to musicians, other workers: Letter

Louisiana is one of the few remaining states that allow smoking in bars. Employees at these establishments, including bartenders and musicians, have no choice but to breathe toxic air while at work. According to Rep. Frank Hoffman of West Monroe, "Second
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Mar 27, 2013 15:01

[Uae: Dubai] One cigarette butt kills farm worker in Dubai

An Asian farm worker died of suffocation in a fire that was caused by throwing of a burning cigarette butt by one of his colleagues in Dubai.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:21

[Spain] 5 percent of workers gave up smoking when the anti-tobacco law took effect

The XIII Smokeless Week will take place between the 24th and 31st of May
added May 31, 2012 08:10

[North Carolina] Ohio farm union looks to aid tobacco workers in NC

WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Apr 29, 2012 14:11

[North Carolina] March on Reynolds Shareholders Meeting May 3, 2012

Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC)
added Apr 28, 2012 14:06

[Philippines] Excessive Hike On Sin Tax To Give Rise To Unemployment

Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Apr 3, 2012 00:00

[Belgium] More than 300 tobacco jobs to go in Houthalen (be)
added Jun 20, 2011 00:00
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[Japan] This Company Rewards Non-Smokers with an Extra Week of Vacation

Piala Inc., a company in Japan has decided to do something about smokers, after it is deeply ingrained into culture. After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint to the company suggestion box about how smoke brakes affected productivity, the marketi
added Aug 9, 2018 17:09
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[UK] Smoking rates declining in Southwark

Southwark’s labourers, cleaners and hospitality staff appear to be quitting smoking for e-cigarettes and vaping, according to statistics. The percentage of smokers in routine and manual occupations has dropped from more than 25 per cent in 2015, to 18.5
News Shopper (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:09
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[UK] Understanding employment laws around e-cigarettes

In practice, businesses can actually decide whether or not they allow e-cigarettesand vaping in the office. There are reasons for allowing it – such as the way it can help people replace smoking and keep them in the office for longer, rather than go out
Business Matters (uk)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:40
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