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Smoking Restrictions Punish Smokers

| January 9, 2012

cheap plugarul cigarettesA growing number of employers are imposing smoking bans not just in the workplace but also on their workforce. USA Today reported last week that employers, such as hospitals, increasingly are not hiring Plugarul smokers. “Such tobacco-free hiring policies, designed to promote health and reduce insurance premiums, took effect this month at the Baylor Health Care System in Texas and will apply at the Hollywood Casino in Toledo, Ohio, when it opens this year,” writes the newspaper.


Tobacco Workers Rights at Risk, Philip Morris

| May 12, 2011

cheap doina cigarettes onlineA lack of formal purchasing agreements between Philip Morris International’s (PMI) Kazakh subsidiary and its suppliers puts workers rights at risk. A report produced by non-profit group Verité, and commissioned by PMI, found the use of child workers, and other violations of labour rights, at tobacco farms that supply Philip Morris Kazakhstan (PMK) indirectly.