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National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) India has applauded the decision of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to declare government offices and buildings ‘Tobacco Free’. In a letter written by Union Health Secretary, Preeti Sudan to
In 1990, the tobacco industry helped make smoking a civil right in Kentucky. Now some powerful interests want to reverse that. But will denying smokers jobs help them quit?
“Invisible hands” depicts children working in modern slavery…tobacco farms in the United States…Tandon said the average age of child labourers she spoke to while making the film was 12, but the youngest was a girl of four or five working on a tobacco
She is just one of the thousands of Oklahomans who have suffered from the effects of secondhand smoke, and programs funded by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) have worked to provide public awareness about the harmful effects of smok
A Japanese company is giving its nonsmoking employees an extra six days off a year after workers complained about colleagues’ smoke breaks. At least 30 out of 120 employees at Piala Inc,. a marketing company in Japan, are taking time off under the poli
A union has hit out after a local authority banned its staff from smoking or vaping during working hours. The Evening Telegraph reports Dundee City Council’s new rule applies when employees are outside, travelling between offices and on tea breaks. It
Initially, some assistance from the Tanzanian government may be needed for the displaced workers from the tobacco sector as a result of the decline in smoking prevalence. However, these results should be taken as a lower bound since the economic burden of
Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: The expiration of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) contract with Japan Tobacco International – the organization’s last contract with the tobacco industry – this December creates an opportun
The recent memo leaked from the White House represents an unconscionable and insidious effort to legally erase trans people and trans identities. This plan seeks to discriminate against individuals by using “biological sex” as a strict definer of gender i
announced a new, comprehensive parental leave policy that offers 16 weeks of fully-paid leave for employees who are new mothers or fathers and the ability to take up to eight months of a flexible work arrangement.