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FDA Issues Tobacco Training Guidance

FDA has indicated it plans to promulgate regulations establishing standards for approved retailer training programs. The guidance document released by the FDA is the first step in that process and contains nonbinding recommendations to retailers. Employe
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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The Health Risks Of A Toxic Workplace

“Many of the workplace exposures are as harmful to people as secondhand smoke in terms of their effects on self-reported physical health, mental health, having a physician-diagnosed illness, and mortality,” says Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor of organizati
WGBH (Boston, MA)
added May 21, 2018 23:44
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[North Carolina] Court: City doesn’t owe worker hurt while smoking on break

A three-judge panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals said Larry Brooks’ fall in 2015... “He chose to purchase an e-cigarette, return to the truck, smoke the cigarette, and ultimately step outside of the truck to get fresh air,” the ruling says. “No
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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[North Carolina] LARRY BROOKS, Employee, Plaintiff v. CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM (PDF)

went into the gas station to purchase cigarettes. When he returned to the truck, he inhaled an e-cigarette, began coughing, stepped out of his truck, passed out, and fell on the cement curb. While admittedly Brooks would not have been at the gas station b
North Carolina Courts System
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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The Child Labor in Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Fields

HRW researcher Margaret Wurth tells The Nation that “if authorities want tobacco to be central to the economy, to be a pillar of the country’s economic recovery, they need to make sure that the workers and the small-scale farmers sustaining the industry
The Nation
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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ILO eyes decision on tobacco ties by year-end

The ILO has been taking money from Big Tobacco, the only UN agency to do so The International Labour Organization chief said Tuesday he hoped the UN body would resolve the controversial issue of whether to cut ties with the tobacco industry by the end of
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 9, 2018 18:30
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[North Carolina] Pay ratio gap widens between chief executives, rank-and-file employees

British American Tobacco Plc, which completed its acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. in June, and Gildan Activewear Inc. are not subject to the CEO pay disclosure because they are foreign-owned.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2018 14:35
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The Tobacco Industry and Children’s Rights [FREE FULL TEXT]

From 2003 to 2016, tobacco companies successfully engaged with UNICEF on children’s rights issues, during which time UNICEF stopped promoting children’s rights as a justification for tobacco control.... in internal communications, the tobacco industry vie
Pediatrics
added May 4, 2018 20:48
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Age Discrimination Law Protects Applicants, Not Just Employees: US Appeals Court

Law.com
added Apr 27, 2018 00:42
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Macau Casino Employees Less Satisfied in Workplace, but More Confident in Career Outlook

Beginning in 2019, all gaming tables and slot machines must be at least 9.8 feet (three meters) from smoking lounges. The indoor smoking chambers must also feature “negative pressure” ventilation systems that pull in contaminated air and prevents it from
Casino.org
added Apr 26, 2018 18:28
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