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[Alaska] LETTER: Support Senate Bill 63

We have been walking the halls in Juneau this session in support of Senate Bill 63 ...As owners of local bars and restaurants in Fairbanks, we believe that our employees and our customers have the right to breathe smoke-free air. Smokers have been taking
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Apr 20, 2018 17:26
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[Asia-pacific] Bar from Macau casinos repeat tobacco sinners: activists

A Macau gaming labour activist group has called for blacklisting of casino customers repeatedly caught smoking in areas where tobacco use is forbidden. The group’s leader, Cloee Chao (pictured, third right), delivered to the city’s Legislative Assembly
GGRAsia (mo)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:42
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] City office forces smokers to wait 45 minutes to enter elevators

IKOMA, Nara Prefecture--The city government here is forcing smokers to undergo a “decontamination” period before they can enter elevators, a health rule praised by some but described as draconian by others. Workers and visitors to the city government of
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Apr 17, 2018 18:56
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[Africa, Malawi] Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

“Most of the children were occupied with work in their parent’s tobacco fields. The parents felt some work would best be done by their children while they [parents] attended to other duties,” says Mthiko. He adds that duties like sewing tobacco leaves w
Malawi News Agency (MANA) (mw)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:16
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[UK] LETTERS: Many reasons to be grateful to Bristol’s tobacco women

Jane Nation (Letters, 9 April) gives proper attention to the thousands of women workers who fuelled the success of WD & HO Wills in their Bristol tobacco company, providing the profits for which Bristol University can be thankful. In fact the Wills famil
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 20:06
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Zimbabwe tobacco farms: Child labour, abuse rife, HRW says

In a report launched in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, on Thursday, Human Rights Watch...child workers are exposed to nicotine and toxic pesticides, and many suffer symptoms consistent with nicotine poisoning from handling tobacco leaves. Adults working
Al Jazeera
added Apr 8, 2018 16:03
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Zimbabwe urged to take action against child labour on tobacco farms

In a report titled “Bitter Harvest”, the HRW revealed on Friday that children as young as 11 were working on tobacco farms, often in hazardous conditions, to earn school fees or supplement the family income.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 7, 2018 17:28
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: We don’t need corporate greed

Good has, to some, become the poster child for corporate greed. But she’s not alone...Nicandro Durante, the top exec of British American Tobacco, received a total compensation increase of 37.3 percent to $15.92 million
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 6, 2018 19:34
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[UK-Scotland] SCOTT: Time to help employees stub it out

While Scotland blazed a trail in the UK in terms of anti-smoking legislation, the negative impact on its finances remain sizeable. According to ASH Scotland, the NHS spends £271million per year on smoking-attributable disease while productivity losses du
Energy Voice (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:59
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Companies more willing to give their smokers a kick in the butts

Instead of letting employees light up as usual, Japanese companies are getting creative in encouraging their smokers to kick the habit, with some even introducing total bans or extra paid holidays for nonsmokers. Indeed, more companies are not only chan
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 8, 2018 18:03
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