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Tobacco: activist investors pressure £20bn companies over child labour

The world’s biggest tobacco companies are coming under mounting pressure over child labour and working conditions in fields globally, from Zimbabwe to North Carolina. The firms are facing intense scrutiny from unions, NGOs and academics. While all hav
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:46
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[UK] Child labour rampant in tobacco industry

Child labour in tobacco is rampant and on the increase... Evidence from three continents shows how children aged 14 and under are kept out of school and employed in hard and sometimes harmful physical labour to produce the tobacco leaf that fills cigare
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:28
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[Malawi] Special report: The children working the tobacco fields: 'I wanted to be a nurse'

Children in poor families work the fields in Malawi, impacting schooling, reports Sarah Boseley, amid signs of a growing international crisis....There are 18 tenant families on this tobacco farm in the Kasungu district of Malawi, each living in a straw h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:28
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[Idaho] SMOKE-FREE TWIN FALLS CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF TODAY AT RELAY FOR LIFE

Kemp is Idaho’s grassroots manager for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, and today she’ll be at Canyon Ridge High School for a cause. As participants at this evening’s Relay For Life event honor those who’ve been touched by cancer, Kemp
KLIX 1310 News Radio (Twin Falls, ID)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[France] Philip Morris International Makes Call to Creative, Media and Communications Communities

During a keynote at the PMI Science Lounge at The Cannes Festival of Creativity, SVP of Communications Marian Salzman said, “We are asking the creative community to join us in raising awareness of the potential of science, technology and innovation for t
Business Wire
added Jun 22, 2018 20:40
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[Asia, China] CEOs pledge to stub out smoking

Senior executives of companies in Shanghai's Lujiazui district, known as the "Wall Street of China", pledged to create a smoke-free working environment last Wednesday. Initiated by NGO the CEO Roundtable on Cancer-China and supported by the World Health
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 17:26
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[Oklahoma] Wendy's under fire after employee films mouse amid buns

“Not only does Wendy’s now have mice - we have crew members who leave cigarettes all over the place. Don’t eat at Wendy’s in Catoosa,” Frame wrote on Facebook, alongside the June 14 video and a picture showing an unlit cigarette at a food prep station.
Reuters
added Jun 19, 2018 13:51
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[Pennsylvania] American Lung Association: PA Can Do Better, 10 Years After Smoking Ban

more work should be done to improve air quality. Over 2,300 venues in the state remain exempt from the Clean Indoor Air Act, leaving many hospitality workers exposed to harmful carcinogens.
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:35
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A Pragmatic Trial of E-Cigarettes, Incentives, and Drugs for Smoking Cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

financial incentives added to free cessation aids resulted in a higher rate of sustained smoking abstinence than free cessation aids alone. Among smokers who received usual care, the addition of free cessation aids or e-cigarettes did not provide a benefi
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jul 24, 2018 22:40
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Contract Claims Against Tobacco Co. Preempted, Judge Says ($$)

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. on Wednesday ducked claims from three former employees that it breached their union contract and intentionally caused them stress leading up to their termination after an Illinois federal judge said the Labor Management Relation
Law360
added Jun 14, 2018 12:28
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