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KAVA: Working Adults Are Smoking Less - Except In These Occupations

this recent MMWR report shows that we still have some way to go to eliminate this unnecessary risk. And the report points to at least some of the groups that should be especially targeted for information about and assistance in finding and using ways to q
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:27
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[Montenegro] Montana is #1 in protecting indoor workers from secondhand tobacco smoke

State public health officials announced today that Montana has the highest percentage of indoor workers covered by smokefree workplace policies in the nation. Montana is followed by Washington, Oregon and Minnesota.
KXLO-KLCM Radio (Lewistown, MT)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:46
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ASSUNTA/DOROTHEO: ILO must shake off tobacco industry yoke

However, the reference document prepared by the ILO’s secretariat, the International Labour Office...is advising its Governing Body to go rogue and continue its collaboration with the tobacco industry. It is perhaps not coincidental that at this histor
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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FIFTH ITEM ON THE AGENDA: ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate (PDF)

The Governing Body, taking note of the Model Policy for agencies of the United Nations on preventing tobacco industry interference, endorsed by ECOSOC Resolution E/RES/2017/8, requests the Director-General to further develop and implement the strategy
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[Japan] More firms introducing anti-smoking measures

An increasing number of Japanese companies are stepping up efforts to protect employees from the health hazard of smoking at a time when the central and local governments are studying measures to curb the public's exposure to secondhand smoke. Convenien
Japan Today
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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CDC: 1 in 5 U.S. Workers Use Tobacco Products

Close to 33 million working adults in the United States -- or roughly 20% -- regularly smoke cigarettes, vape, or use some other tobacco product, the CDC reported. Just over 15.4% of working adults reported smoking cigarettes, while 5.8% used another com
MedPage Today
added Oct 27, 2017 15:04
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Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014–2016

These findings underscore the importance of continued implementation of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco product use, including current use of multiple products among working adults. To maximize the health of workers, employers could also
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:42
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CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ Toolkit Supports University Led Health and Leadership

efforts are underway to encourage academic institutions to adopt the CEO Cancer Gold Standard...To earn Gold Standard accreditation, an employer must take concrete actions to reduce the risk and burden of cancer: prohibit tobacco use and support tobacco c
Business Wire
added Oct 26, 2017 17:11
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U.N. labour agency urged to cut ties with tobacco firms

“Tobacco companies victimise farmers and other workers through manipulative practices, including unfair pricing strategies, abusive contracts and child labour. They have no place in a UN agency concerned with fair labour practices and human rights,” says
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:30
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[Burma/Myanmar, UK] ARCHIVE: Minister worked as spin doctor for tobacco giant that paid workers £15 a month

Priti Patel worked for PR firm Shandwick on improving BAT’s image over Burma factory, and also lobbied MEPs against EU tobacco regulations... The employment minister, Priti Patel, was part of a team of spin doctors paid hundreds of thousands of pounds to
The Observer (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:55
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