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Philip Morris International Announces €300 Million Investment in Smoke-Free Product Manufacturing Facility in Greece

to convert the cigarette factory of Papastratos, PMI’s affiliate in Greece, into a manufacturing plant for the tobacco sticks to be used with its smoke-free product IQOS. These tobacco sticks are currently commercialized as Heets or HeatSticks.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:07
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[North Carolina] Is It Age Discrimination If You Don’t Know You’re Being Discriminated Against?

In Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds, the Supreme Court would have to decide whether the nation’s second-largest tobacco company was within its rights to summarily reject older job applicants. It is the latest in a series of cases that are making it easier for
ProPublica
added Mar 22, 2017 15:48
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[Minnesota] County board considers tobacco-free policy

Plan would not affect Freeborn County Fairgrounds or county parks... Freeborn County Public Health Director Sue Yost and Statewide Health Improvement Program Coordinator Alice Englin presented the plan to make most county property smoke free by July 1 du
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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[Asia-pacific] WURTH: Tobacco companies are profiting from endangering and exploiting Indonesian child workers – it must stop now

Each year in Indonesia, thousands of children, some just 8 years old, work in hazardous conditions producing tobacco that ends up in products marketed and sold by huge Indonesian and multinational tobacco companies.
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:18
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[Asia-pacific] WURTH: Indonesia's Child Tobacco Workers in Peril

Indonesian President Joko (“Jokowi”) Widodo will decide whether to encourage parliament to move forward with a draft tobacco bill aimed at increasing domestic tobacco production. The bill would gut many important existing health regulations, like the requ
Human Rights Watch
added Mar 16, 2017 13:15
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UN agency shelves vote on ties with Big Tobacco

International Labor Organization, which has taken millions of dollars in funding from Big Tobacco, has shelved a decision about whether to cut ties with the industry. The ILO body voted Wednesday to delay until November a decision about whether to join o
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 15, 2017 22:12
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[UK] Workers urged to ask smokers to stop smoking in their homes during visits as part of East Cambs District Council’s new anti-smoking policy

Tough new anti-smoking rules at East Cambridgeshire Council  including a ban on electronic cigarettes and making workers get their managers permission for a smoking break- are ready to be rolled out.
Ely Standard (uk)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:52
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International Labour Organization to Consider Severing Ties with the Tobacco Industry

On Wednesday, March 15th, the International Labour Organization (ILO) will vote on whether to cut ties with Big Tobacco. The decision, which will be closely monitored by public health and human rights leaders around the globe, could remove one of the toba
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:25
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[Asia-pacific] ILO urged to cut links with tobacco industry

(SEATCA) has called upon the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to end its ties with the tobacco industry. For many years the ILO has had a close working relationship with the global tobacco industry through its public-private partnership programme,
The Nation (th)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:47
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[Asia-pacific] ILO urged to cut links with tobacco industry

(SEATCA) has called upon the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to end its ties with the tobacco industry. For many years the ILO has had a close working relationship with the global tobacco industry through its public-private partnership programme,
The Nation (th)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:47
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