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[Australia] Yeppoon tradie fires up over proposed smoking ban

A new study by the Cancer Council Queensland has identified the smoking culture within the trade industry is putting workers at greatest risk of related illnesses and disease. The Council is calling for employers to fire up and tackle the problem of one
Rockhampton (QLD) Morning Bulletin (au)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:43
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[Caribbean, Latin America] 100 Tobacco Workers Inhale Toxic Fumes in Dominican Republic

At least 100 workers, the majority of them women, have fallen ill after breathing in a chemical substance that was used to fumigate a tobacco plant in the Dominican Republic. The workers were taken to hospital for nausea, vomiting, head pain and body sp
teleSUR (ve)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:49
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[Africa, Zambia] Lack of finances affecting tobacco farmers – TBZ

THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says lack of financial support among tobacco farmers is affecting their potential to grow the crop at full capacity. TBZ tobacco inspector – Southern Region Teddy Chirwa said most farmers are unable to grow the crop, whi
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[Virginia] This American Town Was Left to Die, and Suddenly Economists Care

South Boston's National Tobacco Festival was once a mammoth event. A promotional picture from 1938 is on display in the lobby of the Prizery building (now a performing arts center), where R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company once pressed leaves into barrels.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Worth the wait

Reynolds and Winston-Salem grew up together. The city has, during the past few decades, expanded, diversified and strengthened its corporate base and its cultural identity. It has changed to meet the future. Reynolds has as well. The merger is the lates
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:11
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[Oregon] Bureaucrat’s women-only smoking ban ruffles feathers in 1967

A brave man (Editorial) The bureaucrat in Salem who banned smoking on the job for some 25 female employees of the Oregon State Board of Control may deserve some sort of recognition for bravery....is clearly in a battle he has little chance of winning.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jul 31, 2017 13:04
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[UK] Bosses 'should let staff vape at desk to cut smoking rates': Plan comes as health chief pledge to cut the number who light up to 12% in five years

Bosses should consider allowing workers to use e-cigarettes at their desks to cut smoking rates, according to Government plans. Health chiefs yesterday pledged to slash smoking rates from 15.5 per cent to 12 per cent in five years. They said vaping was
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:24
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SMOKING IS BAD, SURE, AND MOST SMOKERS FEEL DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FOR DOING IT

Gallup has found that each adult smoker racks up an average of $2,132 more in health care costs each year, adding $92 billion to the country’s total health care costs. Gallup predicts that such cost factors, as well as secondhand smoke, contribute to disc
Newsweek
added Jul 19, 2017 15:18
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[UK-Scotland] Inmates furious as bosses reveal date for smoke-free Scots prisons

“It will be a significant challenge. The percentage of people who smoke in prisons is much higher than the community at large. “I fully understand how difficult it will be for many in our care to give up smoking. We are committed to working alongside ou
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 12:54
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[UK-Scotland] Jail chiefs confident challenges of smoking ban can be overcome

The statistic that around three quarters of prisoners smoke has been used to demonstrate the scale of the problem. It means prison officers and other staff are routinely exposed to second hand smoke in their daily working lives. The figure also means a q
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 03:00
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