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[UK] WEDGE: Smoking: Will ban anniversary drag up 'fake fag' controversy?

This call, if successful, is going to be the challenge for fleet managers and HR departments going forward as it will be tricky to argue that a vehicles RV was impacted by a hint of bubble gum or peach, even though the under 18s who may ride in that vehi
Fleet News (uk)
added Jul 8, 2014 16:08
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Children suffer on tobacco farms

The International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) has acknowledged that child labour is rampant in the tobacco sector, but maintains it is a global problem not only peculiar to the farming of the golden leaf.
Newsday (zw)
added Jul 5, 2014 22:45
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[North Carolina] FLOC launches ambitious plans in tobacco fields

Farmworkers are not covered by most labor laws in this country, but FLOC has found creative ways to organize and win collective bargaining agreements through supply chain organizing. It was the first union to implement three-party union contracts, which
Institute for Southern Studies / Facing South
added Jul 3, 2014 17:26
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[Ireland] BreakingNews.ie 80 jobs for Waterford in e-smoking company

80 new jobs are set to come on stream in Waterford as Irish e-cigarette company "Healthier smoker" is to launch its new facility. The firm, which produces organic e-liquids to help people quit smoking, has announced it is expanding its Irish operations, w
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jul 3, 2014 17:09
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[Australia and Oceania] Australia Services Union seeks extra smoking breaks for tax office staff

TAX office public servants want Australians to pay their income protection in case they get cancer – at the same time they’ve asked for more smoking breaks. The request, on top of calls for a top-up to their 15.4 per cent super and mandated 15-minute tea
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jul 2, 2014 20:24
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco and Thoresby Colliery workers 'highly skilled'

A council report into redundancies at two sites in Nottinghamshire has said a high proportion of the 800 workers affected are "highly skilled". The study examines plans to close the Imperial Tobacco factory in Nottingham and Thoresby Colliery near Olle
BBC Online
added Jul 1, 2014 14:44
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[Ohio] Toledo may go smoke free in its hiring policy

“This is good public policy, and it’s not driven by anything political,” Mayor Collins said on Monday. The mayor said an administrative policy prohibiting the future employment of smokers and tobacco-product users would be written by mid-July.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 1, 2014 11:47
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[Pennsylvania] 62,000 UPMC employees have 'work day' smoking ban

62,000 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employees can no longer take smoking breaks or otherwise use tobacco during the work day. UPMC previously made its hospitals and campuses smoke-free in 2007, though workers could leave the grounds and buildi
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 11:27
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Uganda's tobacco laws could see farmers' livelihoods go up in smoke

government wants to pass a bill that will restrict the manufacture and sale of tobacco and encourage people to give up smoking. "If the government wants to ban tobacco use, then we are going to suffer," Okippi says. "Where are we going to get money to ed
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 1, 2014 10:22
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VIDEO: Nicoteens / Samantha Bee reports on a loophole in American agricultural policy that allows for child labor on tobacco farms. (5:15)

TOBACCO FARMING, ACCORDING TO A NEW REPORT BY HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH. AND THEY'RE PUSHING FOR A LAW TO BAN THE PRACTICE. "WE DON'T NEED MORE LAWS ONTHE BOOKS TO TRY TO PROTECT EVERYBODY FROM EVERYTHING..."
The Daily Show
added Jun 27, 2014 11:58
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