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Without clarity, wellness incentive goes up in smoke

“Not all tobacco cessation and wellness programs are created equal,” cautions Don Powell, Ph.D.... He suggests HR departments be advised to meet all the RAS criteria, including embracing approaches with a proven track record for success and a design that
Employee Benefit Adviser
added Sep 11, 2017 23:16
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[Europe, UK] One in four EU workers exposed to second-hand smoke at work

The abstract, which was presented at the 2017 European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Milan, looked at all 28 countries currently in the European Union (EU), the majority of which have introduced smoke-free legislation to protect wor
Imperial College London (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 23:10
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[North Carolina] Farmworker labor group votes to boycott Vuse

Catherine Crowe, a spokeswoman for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee of FLOC, said...“Reynolds has still not signed an agreement with FLOC that would affect real change on the ground by guaranteeing farmworkers freedom of association and implementing a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 11, 2017 02:52
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Number of Europeans exposed to secondhand smoke at work rising to more than one in four

Milan, Italy: More than one in four of people who work indoors are being exposed to second-hand smoke at work, according to new research to be presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2017 on Sunday.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:17
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[North Carolina] Farm worker group plans vote on whether to boycott Reynolds' Vuse e-cig

Catherine Crowe, a spokeswoman for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, of FLOC, said the potential boycott of Vuse is designed to dent Reynolds’ revenue stream since “it is a fairly new product and market for Reynolds.” “Reynolds has still not signed a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:12
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Number of Europeans exposed to secondhand smoke at work rising to more than 1 in 4

looked at all 28 countries currently in the European Union (EU), the majority of which have introduced smoke-free legislation to protect workers from second-hand smoke. Although the study did find a reduction in the number of people exposed to second-han
EurekAlert
added Sep 9, 2017 15:31
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[Germany] Illegal tobacco trade costs country billions

Illicit trading in the tobacco industry is costing the country billions. It’s also leading to job losses. Now the industry wants the government to intervene. Today Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, visited British American Tobacco’s
eNCA (za)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:00
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VIDEO: More Jobs Coming to Swedish Match

NewsEdge
added Sep 1, 2017 14:09
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[UK-Scotland] Measuring for change: the road to smoke-free prisons

One large occupational group that has been required to work within smoking-permitted environments in the United Kingdom is prison staff. Almost three-quarters of prisoners are current smokers, levels not seen amongst men in the general population since a
Oxford University Press Blog
added Aug 25, 2017 18:24
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[Caribbean, Latin America] 100 Tobacco Workers Inhale Toxic Fumes in Dominican Republic

At least 100 workers, the majority of them women, have fallen ill after breathing in a chemical substance that was used to fumigate a tobacco plant in the Dominican Republic. The workers were taken to hospital for nausea, vomiting, head pain and body sp
teleSUR (ve)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:49
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