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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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Health officials: Wisconsin celebrates 7 years of smoke-free air in workplaces

According to a press release from the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, a 2010 legislation passed in Wisconsin to eliminate indoor smoking in all workplaces, including bars and restaurants. In Eau Claire County, the percentage of youth using tob
WQOW ABC 18 (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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[Asia, India] SRINIVAS: GST, bidis and tobacco laws

the government has decided to levy additional cess over tobacco products... Even NGOs should educate bidi workers about their right to earn livelihood under the government schemes so that their health and societal health is protected. Only then can we en
The Hans India (in)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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Commuting is such a drag! Video captures woman wearing an orange MTA vest lighting up a cigar on New York subway train

'Oh my god,' says one man. 'An MTA worker is lighting ... up.' Another man is then seen in the video entering the frame beside the woman and making an obscene gesture.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 18:53
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CRIPE: Clean air for all / Time to rally for those left behind by Indiana's smokefree law

July 1 marked the five-year anniversary of Indiana's 2012 smokefree air law....To this day, unless covered by stronger local ordinances,the employees of bars, casinos, private clubs and fraternal organizations in Indiana are exempted from protection, leav
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jul 5, 2017 17:17
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[Ireland] Alcohol and tobacco smuggling is now 'costing retail workers their jobs'

THE scale of alcohol and tobacco smuggling has cost Ireland €2.4bn over the past seven years and is now costing retail jobs. The warning came as a special campaign was launched by Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) in a bid to underline to holidaymakers a
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 4, 2017 03:44
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[Georgia] 11th Circ. Backs RJ Reynolds Win In Age Discrimination Suit ($$)

panel on Tuesday backed the dismissal of an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. job applicant's age discrimination suit against the company, rejecting the Georgia man’s argument that his disparate treatment claim was timely.
Law360
added Jun 29, 2017 04:50
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[North Carolina] U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear age-discrimination lawsuit against Reynolds

The decision, released Monday, involves Richard Villarreal, who sued Reynolds and two job-search groups in his attempt to gain work as a territory manager. In October, the full Eleventh Appeals Court ruled that an applicant, in this case Villarreal, cou
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 28, 2017 14:16
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[North Carolina] The Briefcase: Reynolds issues 401(k) plan blackout notice

Reynolds American Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday that it has notified employees of a temporary blackout period affecting its 401(k) plan as it relates to the potential closing of the sale of the company to British American Tobacco Plc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 24, 2017 15:20
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Form 8-K  

On June 21, 2017, RAI received a notice required by Section 101(i)(2)(E) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended, regarding a blackout period under the RAI 401k Savings Plan (the “401k Plan”). The blackout period for the 401k P
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jun 22, 2017 20:29
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