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[Asia-pacific] ILO urged to cut links with tobacco industry

(SEATCA) has called upon the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to end its ties with the tobacco industry. For many years the ILO has had a close working relationship with the global tobacco industry through its public-private partnership programme,
The Nation (th)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:47
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[Asia-pacific] ILO urged to cut links with tobacco industry

(SEATCA) has called upon the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to end its ties with the tobacco industry. For many years the ILO has had a close working relationship with the global tobacco industry through its public-private partnership programme,
The Nation (th)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:47
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[UK] Fenland and East Cambs Kick Ash students hope art exhibition at Central Library in Cambridge will help smokers get the message to quit as figures show one in four people still smoke in Fenland

More than a quarter of people still smoke in Fenland and for those in manual jobs the figure is even higher according to latest statistics. In Fenland the number of smokers is 26.4 per cent or just over one in four people - the highest in the county
Wisbech Standard (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:40
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[UK] Countess of Chester Hospital recruits schoolchildren for anti-smoking campaign

The Trust recently asked pupils at nearby Upton Westlea Primary School to design posters to help get the message across to patients, visitors and staff that the Countess is a Smokefree site and the children in Mr Spruce’s Year 5 class and Mr Hall’s Year
Chester Chronicle (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:37
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Big Tobacco Has Caught Startup Fever

It’s not smoking. It’s platform-agnostic nicotine delivery solutions...they’re open to delivering their drug via whatever pipe the consumer chooses—be it e-cigarettes, heat-not-burn devices, gum, lozenges, dip, or some medium that hasn’t been invented ye
Bloomberg News
added Mar 8, 2017 16:45
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[South America/Caribbean] PAHO hiring policy favours non-smokers

As part of its mandate to control the use of tobacco in order to minimize its effect on populations, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ World Health Organization (WHO) has instituted a hiring policy that favours non-smokers.
Stabroek News (gy)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:40
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[New York] The Workologist: When the Owner Smokes

After I leave the company, I would like to report this man to the health department / Smoking in the workplace is illegal in New York City — even in the back office, even if it’s the boss...it comes down to whether you feel a sense of obligation to take c
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2017 17:08
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[Indiana] LETTER: A Cheer for the proposed smoking ban

Willie Stroman, Breathe Easy Howard County committee member, sent us this Cheer for the proposed smoking ban: “I applaud the decision of the Howard County Board of Commissioners and Kokomo Common Council to vote on a proposed smoke-free air ordinance. T
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Mar 4, 2017 15:30
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VIDEO: Lawmakers vote to repeal Indiana's 'Smoker's Bill of Rights'

Lawmakers are seeking repeal of Indiana’s 1991 “Smokers Bill of Rights” which says employers can’t refuse to hire smokers... It costs business owners in the US more than $5,800 to employ a smoker, according to research from Ohio State University.
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20
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[UK] MPs investing in cigarette companies, oil giants and 'tax avoiders' through their pension scheme

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund (PCPF), whose investments have never been made public before, ploughed more money into British American Tobacco (BAT) and oil giant BP and than any other two companies over the past year. Millions of pounds wer
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20
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