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[Ohio] Toledo may go smoke free in its hiring policy

“This is good public policy, and it’s not driven by anything political,” Mayor Collins said on Monday. The mayor said an administrative policy prohibiting the future employment of smokers and tobacco-product users would be written by mid-July.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 1, 2014 11:47
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[USA] Report highlights child labor on US tobacco farms

Human Rights Watch details findings from interviews with more than 140 children working on farms in North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia, where a majority of the country's tobacco is grown. "The U.S. has failed America's families by not mean
AP - Associated Press
added May 14, 2014 17:21
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The HRW letter to PMI dated 31 March 2014 (PDF)

We have appreciated the opportunities to learn more about Philip Morris International's policies and practices concerning child labor. We look forward to seeing you on April 10 in Raleigh when we will present our findings and recommendations at the Farm L
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 14, 2014 17:03
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[North Carolina] Reynolds shareholders meeting goes smoothly

A civil exchange of dialogue, particularly about labor and living conditions of tobacco farm workers, emerged again Thursday at Reynolds American Inc.’s annual shareholder meeting. From several years, exchanges at the meetings were often tense and antago
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 9, 2014 15:24
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[Wisconsin] $50 monthly surcharge sought from state workers who smoke

State workers who smoke would have to pay $50 more per month for health insurance under a proposal by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. The Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee planned to take up the issue on Tuesday. The nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Burea
AP - Associated Press
added May 22, 2013 07:21
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[Pennsylvania] To hire or not to hire smokers? A medical journal faceoff

In dueling commentaries in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine, top ethicists and behavioral economists debate the growing trend toward policies that ban the hiring of smokers - most recently by their own employer, the University of Pennsylva
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Mar 28, 2013 12:26
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Working After Eight Months of Pregnancy May Be Just As Harmful as Smoking

Expectant mothers working up to their due date may be risking their babies' health as much as if they were smoking, according to a new study.
Medical Daily
added Jul 30, 2012 14:57
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[North Carolina] Tobacco companies, growers and workers to meet

Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 26, 2012 15:38
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[North Carolina] Tobacco workers not likely to see big paychecks again

Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 12, 2012 00:00
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Belgium officials ordered to clock in and out for smoke

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 4, 2011 00:00
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