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[New York] The Workologist: When the Owner Smokes

After I leave the company, I would like to report this man to the health department / Smoking in the workplace is illegal in New York City — even in the back office, even if it’s the boss...it comes down to whether you feel a sense of obligation to take c
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2017 17:08
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[South America/Caribbean] PAHO hiring policy favours non-smokers

As part of its mandate to control the use of tobacco in order to minimize its effect on populations, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ World Health Organization (WHO) has instituted a hiring policy that favours non-smokers.
Stabroek News (gy)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:40
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[Indiana] LETTER: A Cheer for the proposed smoking ban

Willie Stroman, Breathe Easy Howard County committee member, sent us this Cheer for the proposed smoking ban: “I applaud the decision of the Howard County Board of Commissioners and Kokomo Common Council to vote on a proposed smoke-free air ordinance. T
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Mar 4, 2017 15:30
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VIDEO: Lawmakers vote to repeal Indiana's 'Smoker's Bill of Rights'

Lawmakers are seeking repeal of Indiana’s 1991 “Smokers Bill of Rights” which says employers can’t refuse to hire smokers... It costs business owners in the US more than $5,800 to employ a smoker, according to research from Ohio State University.
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20
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[UK] MPs investing in cigarette companies, oil giants and 'tax avoiders' through their pension scheme

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund (PCPF), whose investments have never been made public before, ploughed more money into British American Tobacco (BAT) and oil giant BP and than any other two companies over the past year. Millions of pounds wer
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] GLANTZ: The evidence keeps piling up: Smoke-free law in São Paulo linked to fewer hospitalizations and deaths due to heart attacks

Those who benefited the most from the new smoke-free law were the patrons and workers of bars, restaurants, and other establishments that were not required to be smoke-free under the previous law.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:41
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Philip Morris International Recognized as a Global Top Employer

recognized for the first time as a Global Top Employer....This year, certification from the Top Employer Institute was awarded to PMI teams in 34 countries, a testament to the company’s consistency and excellence in offering an enriching working environme
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 1, 2017 11:28
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ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate (PDF)

4. This paper provides background information on the ILO’s current activities in the tobacco sector, as well as on the role and responsibilities of the ILO within the broader framework of the [FCTC] to help the tripartite members of the Governing Body t
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:20
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ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate

This document provides information on labour trends in the tobacco sector, the ILO’s activities in the sector, as well as on the role and responsibilities of the ILO with respect to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. T
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:15
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[Asia] Rights over leaves, flowers give Indian tribal groups more reason to stay put

Women labourers make bidis (shredded tobacco hand-rolled in tendu leaves) in Baliyamuni village, about 190 km (118 miles) south from the northeastern city of Siliguri
Reuters
added Mar 1, 2017 05:45
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