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2018 Harm Reduction Focus Report (PDF)

Our strategy focuses on the four key areas of growth, productivity, winning organisation and sustainability....Harm Reduction ... Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods ...Corporate Behaviour
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 12, 2018 15:08
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[India] Tobacco free govt buildings gets NOTE approval

National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) India has applauded the decision of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to declare government offices and buildings ‘Tobacco Free’. In a letter written by Union Health Secretary, Preeti Sudan to
Oherald -Herald-Goa (in)
added Dec 9, 2018 21:44
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SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky's job protection for smokers comes under fire

In 1990, the tobacco industry helped make smoking a civil right in Kentucky. Now some powerful interests want to reverse that. But will denying smokers jobs help them quit?
Fox 41 WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY)
added Dec 9, 2018 16:11
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[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco named as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific

in addition to being certified as a Top Employer in eight countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, South Korea and Vietnam. Top Employer certification recognises organisations that dedicate themselves to providing the very
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 4, 2018 12:55
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[Asia, India] Centre directs states to make all govt buildings tobacco free

Union health ministry has directed all States to make government buildings and offices “Tobacco Free” in order to protect public health. Health secretary Preeti Sudan has written to all State Chief Secretaries and Secretaries of all government departments
livemint.com (in)
added Nov 29, 2018 23:02
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[Louisiana] Baton Rouge smoking ban advocates declare success in clearing the air

The coalition that urged East Baton Rouge Parish leaders to adopt a smoking ban last year are claiming indoor air pollution levels at most public places has dropped 98.8 percent since the smoke-free ordinance went into effect six months ago. A study re
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Nov 28, 2018 23:51
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Dorel Juvenile Settles DOL Suit Over Tobacco Program

Car seat and stroller maker Dorel Juvenile Group Inc. will return nearly $150,000 to its employees to settle a Labor Department lawsuit accusing the company of running a noncompliant smoking cessation program. The deal, which was submitted for court appr
Bloomberg News
added Nov 28, 2018 23:19
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Major brands practice 'willful ignorance' over child slaves - filmmaker

“Invisible hands” depicts children working in modern slavery...tobacco farms in the United States...Tandon said the average age of child labourers she spoke to while making the film was 12, but the youngest was a girl of four or five working on a tobacco
Reuters
added Nov 26, 2018 09:20
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[Oklahoma] Secondhand smoke presents serious health hazard

She is just one of the thousands of Oklahomans who have suffered from the effects of secondhand smoke, and programs funded by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) have worked to provide public awareness about the harmful effects of smok
NewsOK
added Nov 22, 2018 01:48
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REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC. GROUP'S INTERNSHIP PROGRAM GETS TOP MARKS FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

and its companies have received accolades for its internship program from Vault for the third consecutive year. Vault is a comprehensive resource for employers and universities, providing valuable insights and ratings of internship programs. Vault’s inf
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Nov 21, 2018 16:03
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