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[Asia-pacific] Gaming workers group to join Macau legislative election

Ms Chao said her nomination committee is titled “Casino Frontline Workers”. “This is the first time we participate in the legislative election...call for a full smoking ban inside casinos,”
GGRAsia (mo)
added May 27, 2017 14:26
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NCH Healthcare System First Employer To Achieve Certified Blue Zones Worksite Status In Florida

designated NCH a smoke-free campus and a new policy in 2011 to no longer hire smokers. NCH continues to see a drop in its employee smoking rate, falling from 2.8 percent in 2015 to 1.3 percent in 2016. The smoking rate in Florida for the same time frame w
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:38
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Editorial: Protect workers' health from secondhand smoke

In spite of his apology for his gaffe, Onishi defended his comment ...What is lacking here is consideration to people who can barely make ends meet apart from going out of their way to work in such environments due to government constraints on social sec
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker Onishi claims cancer patient comment was misunderstood

"I intended to point out that cancer patients don't have to force themselves to work in places where smoking is allowed." He added, "I made the comment during a discussion on employee secondhand smoke exposure at restaurants, and I was not saying that can
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:55
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker: Cancer patients shouldn’t work if they fear smoke

A gaffe-prone politician of the ruling party sparked another outrage by saying that cancer patients “should not work” if they are concerned about secondhand smoke in their workplaces. Lower House member Hideo Onishi of the Liberal Democratic Party was r
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:53
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how employers and health plans can save money and help people quit smoking

That’s why Truth Initiative® developed the EX® Program, a new quit-smoking program in collaboration with Mayo Clinic. The program is designed for employers, health systems and health plans to offer to their employees and members. "We developed the EX P
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 11, 2017 13:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] JTI to close Shah Alam factory with 270 jobs to go

For the past few years, the three major tobacco companies, namely BAT Malaysia, JTI Malaysia and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd, have been lamenting over the steep increases in tobacco excise taxes ...and the challenging operating environment in Malaysia with
The Edge (my)
added May 11, 2017 03:05
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century Raises 2017 Revenue Projection to $16Million – Another Record Year

the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, NASCO Products, recently entered into substantial new manufacturing agreements for the production of filtered cigars and other tobacco products. The products to be manufactured by 22nd Century as a result of these ex
Business Wire
added May 9, 2017 20:13
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[New York] BRUNSTEIN: In a Law Office, Coping With a Boss’s Toxic Trail

Mr. S. chain-smoked throughout the day, inhaling power, exhaling invective, leaving a toxic trail in every room. He talked to us through a poison cloud that made his deep-set eyes look sinister. For a few moments after he turned away, the smoke lingered
New York Times
added May 5, 2017 20:57
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Child labour on tobacco farms

Human Rights Watch published an open letter asking BAT shareholders to press the company to “strengthen its processes for identifying and addressing human rights risks in its global supply chain.” [5]
Medium
added May 5, 2017 12:45
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