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[UK] Plain cigarette packaging forces closure of historic printing works

US-based MPS Packaging has closed the final part of the Hollingwood Lane site at Lidget Green which was originally Field Packaging and later Chesapeake. In its heyday the site employed hundreds of people making packaging for the tobacco, confectionery a
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:01
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[North Carolina] U.S. Labor secretary questions fiduciary fulfillment in Reynolds retirement case

has questioned whether the RJR Pension Investment committee fulfilled its fiduciary duties in a case involving its retirement plans. Secretary Thomas Lopez filed an amicus brief Sept. 9 in the Fourth District of the U.S. Appeals Court. The case involves p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2016 01:27
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[UK-Scotland] Unions take on council amid “threats” to fine bin men over smoking at work

A row has broken out amid claims Aberdeen’s bin men and street sweepers are being threatened with fines for smoking on the job. Unions say staff have been verbally told that anyone caught breaking new council rules on lighting up will be issued by city
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:44
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Job Seeker Slams Bid In 11th Circ. To Block Age Bias Suit ($$)

A former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. job applicant fighting to avoid a full Eleventh Circuit review of a panel’s decision to revive his age discrimination suit argued Tuesday that the court correctly found that job seekers could pursue claims over the compa
Law360
added May 12, 2016 14:59
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[North Carolina] FLOC to protest tobacco firm

Members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee and other supporters will protest a tobacco company today regarding reports of poor working conditions...an audit determined workers younger than 13 harvested tobacco at the firm’s contract farms.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added May 6, 2016 19:27
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Cigarette smoking could burn your job prospects

"There's been good knowledge of the harms of smoking in terms of health, but it's also important to appreciate the fiscal harms of tobacco use," lead study author Judith Prochaska, PhD, MPH, an associate professor of medicine at the Stanford University S
CBS
added Apr 11, 2016 17:53
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[Australia] Retirement May Be Good for You

Australian researchers followed a group of 27,257 men and women, 3,106 of whom retired during the three-year study period.... Women retirees were more likely to quit smoking than their still-working peers.
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 15, 2016 20:03
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[Illinois] White Sox, Cubs players may soon have to ditch smokeless tobacco

White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf supports a proposed ban on smokeless tobacco use at Chicago sporting events, which would include games at U.S. Cellular Field and Wrigley Field. Reinsdorf sent a letter to the City Council Finance Committee on Friday s
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 14, 2016 19:23
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[Kentucky] UK black student group issues ‘call to action’

Capilouto ordered that a controversial mural in Memorial Hall depicting black worker or slaves to be covered up. He also convened a task force to decide how to display the mural in the future. But now the students want to know how he is dealing with the
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2016 10:57
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[Michigan] Restaurant owner and wife charged in house fire that killed five

Police later learned that Tam discovered the fire, which police believe may have been started with a cigarette, when he arrived at the house to pick the men up for work. The treatment of immigrants who work in restaurants and live together has attracted
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 19:41
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