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Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S.

Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06
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[Louisiana] As 'Smoke-Free Week' begins, N.O. Councilmember eyes citywide ordinance

In smoky barrooms across New Orleans, people who make a living working inside the venues face serious health consequences. That's the message from the organizers of "Smoke-Free Week," an event to raise awareness about the dangers of secondhand smoke.
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:49
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Low-tar cigarette lawsuit not over, as campaigner vows to keep up health fight

Li is suing manufacturer China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial (CTJI) and a Beijing supermarket that sold him a 10-pack carton of Jinsheng cigarettes in March ...arguing that their claim the low-tar cigarettes with Chinese herbs are a safer option than regular
South China Morning Post
added Jul 20, 2014 10:45
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Tobacco in Greece

Volume sales of tobacco products in Greece continued to decline in 2013. This was partly the result of ever more Greeks quitting smoking, mainly due to the fact that they can no longer afford it, but was also due to rising health awareness and illicit tob
Euromonitor International
added Jul 19, 2014 23:32
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[China] TRANSFORMERS TURNS AN AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES INTO A LOUD CIGAR COMMERCIAL

TRANSFORMERS MAKES 3 BILLION TOBACCO IMPRESSIONS ON CHINA AND USA In three short weeks, Transformers: Age of Extinction (PG-13) has delivered an estimated 2.4 billion tobacco impressions in China and 1.5 billion tobacco impressions in the US and Canad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 14:02
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[UK-Scotland] PUTLICK: INSIDE TRACK: My concerns about shop displays of e-cigarettes

Look up e-cigarettes on the internet and you find vendors describing them as "sexy" and images of young people puffing on them. Just as having a stick hanging from your mouth was beginning to look dirty and weak people are trying to make it attractive a
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:40
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[China, USA] An irresistible urge to merge

For Reynolds and Lorillard, the merger is a way to continue delivering rising profits to shareholders in a market where consumption is dropping by 3% a year. The main prize for Reynolds is Newport, a menthol-flavoured cigarette popular with black and His
The Economist
added Jul 19, 2014 13:37
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[Russia] AUDIO: Owners of office spaces feel the affect of tobacco ban

Analysts say companies could save lots of money if they organize special zones for smoking, thus reducing the time employees waste on the bad habit. Another area at threat is retail space, mostly large-scale shopping malls. Most experts stick to the view
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:10
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Disgruntled smokers

SOME disgruntled vendors in Labasa have raised their concerns over the penalties imposed on smokers, claiming most of them are unaware of the tobacco control legislation. Speaking on behalf of the vendors, president for the Market Vendors Association Am
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:28
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What about smoking on the ship?

As the health and well-being of our guests and crew is of the utmost importance, Norwegian Cruise Line will institute changes to its smoking policy for all sailings on or after November 1, 2014. The specific changes prohibit smoking on stateroom balconie
Norwegian Cruise Line
added Jul 18, 2014 16:37
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