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New York’s pension funds still invest in guns, tobacco and oil

In March 1996, then-state Comptroller H. Carl McCall declined to divest from tobacco stocks. However, he did agree to hold off on increasing the fund’s tobacco investments, citing the high potential for lawsuits against tobacco manufacturers, which could
City & State NY
added Apr 4, 2018 16:57
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[Mississippi] Fast food restaurant will no longer serve pot-smoking drive-through customers

part of the popular Sonic fast food chain, is taking action in response to a recent incident in which a customer blew smoke into the face of a server who is underage.
Yahoo!
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[Florida] Smoking prohibited at Hodges University, Avow Hospice

There’s no such thing as a smoking break on the campus of Hodges University in North Naples. Avow Hospice, a comprehensive palliative care and end-of-life support organization in Naples, also has banned use of tobacco products at its campus at 1095 Whip
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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The WHO FCTC Secretariat briefring about the funding of ILO projects by the tobacco industry

addressed the concerns of the Convention Secretariat about the funding of ILO projects by the tobacco industry and shared the view of the Secretariat from the perspective of the provisions of the WHO FCTC and its guidelines related to preventing tobacco i
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:43
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[Mississippi] Please stop smoking weed in the drive-through, Gulfport restaurant asks

"If you are smoking weed in the drive thru you will not be served! Please show some common courtesy and smoke and air out before pulling up to order." Store manager Yasman Freeman said the sign was posted about two weeks ago after a patron blew smoke in
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Apr 4, 2018 13:05
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco cultivation creates jobs for 75,000 farmers' families

Tobacco is being cultivated on about 0.25 per cent land in Pakistan and provides employment opportunities to 75,000 farmers' families in rural areas and over one million direct and indirect employments to other population. "Tobacco contributes to federal
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 31, 2018 20:55
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Former Gallaher factory worker wins case over 'ageist' payout

A man excluded from an enhanced severance package when the Gallaher tobacco factory in Ballymena closed was the victim of age discrimination, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow (66) worked for Gallaher Limited, once a major employer in north Antrim
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[Nigeria] 10, 000 Jobs At Risk Over Hike In Alcohol Excise Duty – Labour

The increase in excise duty on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products might lead to a loss of 10,000 jobs, says the Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees, (NUFBTE)...BAT, has just decided to make Nigeria its African headquarters where all its pro
Concise News (ng)
added Mar 27, 2018 15:20
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Philippines] NTIABANG: Ilo fails to cut ties with tobacco industry – yet again

To promote decent work, guard against interference with labor standards, policies and programs, the ILO must keep the tobacco industry at arm’s length. When the long-standing cooperation agreements between the ILO, the tobacco industry and organizations
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 25, 2018 01:20
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[Africa] ERA/FoEN to Labour Ministry: Distance Nigeria from Ugandan position on ILO partnerships with tobacco industry

and other delegates attending the meeting of the governing body of the International Labour Organisation, ILO, to support calls for ILO to cut ties with Big Tobacco. ERA/FoEN said Nigeria has to declare its stand unequivocally in view of the Ugandan posit
Vanguard (ng)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:40
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