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[Nigeria] World No Tobacco Day – Union demands increase in tax on tobacco products

The Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria (APHPN), in collaboration with the Nigerian Tobacco Control Research Group, on Saturday, urged the Federal Government to increase tax on tobacco products.
The Street Journal (ng)
added Jun 3, 2014 11:45
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[Pennsylvania] Jury acquits miner charged with smoking in mine

acquitted a former Greene County miner charged with risking a catastrophe, recklessly endangering another person and criminal violations of the Bituminous Coal Mine Act following allegations that he smoked a cigarette in a mine Aug. 23, 2012.
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added May 30, 2014 02:29
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[Malta] Tobacco firm employees face uncertain future

A number of employees at British American Tobacco face an uncertain future as talks continue over a merger with another local firm, Times of Malta has learnt. Sources said the company was considering shedding about 15 of its employees: half the workforce
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 23, 2014 11:31
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[North Carolina] Reynolds to create 200 jobs in Tobaccovile to expand Vuse distribution

Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron and Gov. Pat McCrory made the announcement at the company's 1 million-square-foot manufacturing plant in Tobaccoville. The jobs will pay an average of $40,000.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 23, 2014 11:28
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American operating companies creating 200 N.C. jobs, investing in manufacturing equipment for VUSE digital vapor cigarette (PDF)

More than 200 full-time manufacturing jobs will be created in Tobaccoville, N.C., over the next four years by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company as it begins production of VUSE digital vapor cigarettes for R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company under a services agreem
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 23, 2014 11:06
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VIDEO: Lysa’s Story

Lysa Buonanno is battling Stage 4 Lung Cancer despite having never smoked a cigarette in her entire life. Her hope is that her story will save lives.
Smokefree Casinos (Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights)
added May 20, 2014 07:55
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EDITORIAL: Obama administration must do more to protect children harvesting tobacco

“To be clear...this regulation will not be pursued for the duration of the Obama administration.” Now that Mr. Obama has been re-elected and no longer needs to court Southern swing states, his administration should reverse its pathetic retreat.
Washington Post
added May 20, 2014 07:04
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EDITORIAL: Children Don’t Belong in Tobacco Fields

Obama administration abandoned regulations that would have restricted children younger than 16 from “participating in the cultivation, harvesting and curing of tobacco” after Republican lawmakers opposed the proposal by falsely claiming that the rules wou
New York Times
added May 18, 2014 06:43
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our View: Change in county smoking policy is welcome

Recognizing that many smokers would like to quit, but find it difficult, the county is offering cessation classes for workers and low-cost products to help them quit. As many private workplaces have already found, a few months after the restrictions take
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added May 15, 2014 13:08
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[Tennessee] Report: Tobacco fields poisoning kids

in Tennessee children as young as 9 are working in tobacco fields and suffering symptoms consistent with acute nicotine poisoning, according to a report by an international human rights group. In most cases, there is nothing illegal about the practice. S
The Tennessean
added May 15, 2014 09:41
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