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[California] Giants on SF tobacco ban: 'step in right direction . . . hard to enforce’

The Giants seem willing to honor San Francisco’s tobacco ban, which will begin in January, but realize it’s a tough transition and wonder how it would be policed. “We’ve talked about this. It’s a step in the right direction, I think,” said manager Bruce
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added May 9, 2015 13:46

CUNNINGHAMS/GRIMES: Smoking ban good for diners, workers

Our restaurants, the Colonial Cottage in Edgewood and the York Street Café in Newport, went smoke-free voluntarily, yet we firmly believe that all Kentucky restaurants should be smoke-free with the passage of a statewide, smoke-free law.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Feb 21, 2015 20:54

[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] Ballymena cigarette factory JTI Gallaher to close

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has called the decision "devastating" JTI said it was restructuring its manufacturing facilities "as a result of significant and sustained changes impacting its global business".
BBC Online
added Oct 7, 2014 13:31

[UK-Northern Ireland] 'Gallaher's cigarette factory to close'

is set to close with the loss of almost 900 jobs, owners JTI have confirmed. The news has been described as a huge economic blow to Ballymena and NI
UTV (Ulster Television)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:29

[Kentucky] GREENBERG: Protect children in tobacco fields

Right here, in Kentucky and other tobacco-producing states, children as young as 7 years old are facing Third World conditions. Toiling in the hot sun, these child workers must don black plastic trash bags with holes poked for their head and arms to avoid
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Oct 5, 2014 22:29

Group urges tobacco companies to protect US child workers

U.S. children working in domestic tobacco fields regularly suffer from breathing problems, nausea and other ailments, an international rights group said in a report on Wednesday, urging the industry to develop tougher protections for its youngest workers.
added May 15, 2014 09:14

Agricultural Labor Practices Code

> There shall be no child labor. Measurable standards • There is no employment or recruitment of child labor. The minimum age for admission to work is not less than the age for the completion of compulsory schooling and, in any case, is not less
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 14, 2014 17:11

[UK] Nottingham tobacco workers in protest over parking levy

The parking levy is being introduced to help pay for public transport improvements, including tram lines
BBC Online
added Apr 30, 2012 16:42
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