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[Massachusetts] Are companies' 'No Smoking' policies turning into 'no smokers need apply'?

More and more Massachusetts employers, worried about health-care costs, sick days and perhaps emboldened by a buyers market for labor, are looking into excluding smokers from their pools of job applicants, said Thomas Jones, vice president of the employe
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 4, 2013 13:35
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[New Zealand] Heavyweights fight plain-pack smokes

Global heavyweight corporates and business interests have pleaded with the New Zealand Government not to adopt plain packaging for cigarettes. Companies and lobbyists from the United States, Asia, and Europe were among the 20,000 submitters who responded
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 4, 2013 09:57
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Legislative Update on Cigarette Graphic Warning Labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is fighting back after a three judge panel with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, on Aug. 24, barred the FDA’s implementation of graphic cigarette warnings, the National Associatio
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jan 26, 2013 05:25
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Russia to ban smoking in bars, restaurants and clubs

Smoking in public places, including bars, restaurants and clubs, will be banned in Russia from July 1, 2014. The ban on the sale of cigarettes in kiosks will come into force this spring.
Pravda Online
added Jan 18, 2013 13:02
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Three per cent find US tobacco industry generally honest and trustworthy

Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 20, 2012 01:58
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Russian parliament votes for public smoking ban

Russia took a step towards clamping down on the tobacco industry on Friday as a bill to ban smoking in public spaces and to restrict tobacco sales sailed through its first reading in parliament.
Reuters
added Dec 14, 2012 13:21
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[Tennessee] Dollar General adding tobacco products to its stores

Cigarettes will be rolled out at most locations by mid-2013, company says
The Tennessean
added Dec 11, 2012 18:55
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[Minnesota] NASH: Can you fire an employee for smelling like tobacco smoke?

Employers that are considering prohibiting employees from smelling of tobacco smoke while at work should do the following to minimize legal risks: 1. Articulate your needs. Explain­­ing why you prohibit third-hand smoke is the first step to creating a
Business Management Daily
added Nov 25, 2012 11:39
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[Ireland] App 'could detect' illegal cigarettes

Bar-codes on illegal cigarettes could be read by a smartphone app, giving gardaí, customers and retailers instant information on whether tax has been paid on the product.
Irish Times (ie)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:37
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New Study Finds Smartphone Apps Are Promoting Smoking, Often in Kid-Friendly Ways

It is deeply troubling that such a powerful and rapidly expanding marketing tool, one that reaches kids easily and cost-effectively, is being used to promote smoking. As the researchers conclude, the study "identifies a new trend of promoting tobacco pro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 26, 2012 18:01
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