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Conclusions Employees who smoke impose significant excess costs on private employers. The results of this study may help inform employer decisions about tobacco-related policies.
Jun 3, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Jun 17, 2013 14:35
Kentucky smoking statistics also include this: we have the highest rate of smoking in the United States, medical expenses related to smoking are $1.5 billion annually and smoking is the cause of approximately 7,800 deaths each year.
Jun 17, 2013 Kentucky New Era
added Jun 17, 2013 04:19
Pressure is mounting on the New South Wales government to fully fund a ban on smoking in jails, with prison guards unable to keep cigarettes out of a new state-of-the-art maximum security wing.
Jun 17, 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 17, 2013 00:54
In Australia, just a handful of employers have banned smoke breaks during working hours. In 2010, the federal health department banned its employees from smoking during work hours or when representing the department. From August, Swinburne University wi
Jun 17, 2013 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 17, 2013 00:45
ANDREWS: The provisions that allow insurers to charge smokers higher premiums take effect in January and apply to health plans sold on the individual and small group markets that aren't grandfathered under the law. The insurer may well rely on people to
Jun 13, 2013 Kaiser Health News
added Jun 15, 2013 18:24
the School Board is tossing around the idea of establishing a policy that says if you smoke, you don't get the job. What drove the discussion during a board meeting this past week is the increasing cost of employee health insurance. Officials assume that
Jun 14, 2013 Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jun 15, 2013 17:04
Is it ethical for employers to hire smokers? The practice fosters ill health and makes America less competitive in an international marketplace. The expense of healthcare in the United States represents more than 18 percent
Jun 14, 2013 Cleveland (OH) Jewish News
added Jun 15, 2013 16:48
Kentucky's health commissioner says the typical smoker in Kentucky spent $2,237 to buy 468 packs of cigarettes last year. Dr. Stephanie Mayfield told lawmakers Thursday nearly 962,000 Kentucky smokers over age 18 last year who purchased 450 million packs
Jun 14, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2013 16:24
Kentucky's Finance and Administration Cabinet now offers the Citizen Tax Calculator on the state's transparency portal, OpenDoor.ky.gov ... They could also find out that they contributed $35.51 toward the first phase of Kentucky's tobacco settlement.
Jun 14, 2013 Government Technology
added Jun 15, 2013 10:57
IT IS the single biggest cause of premature death from lung disease in Hampshire, costing the county almost £300m over the last 12 months. And health bosses believe that kicking the smoking habit could be the key to significantly cutting the region’s ea
Jun 13, 2013 Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 14, 2013 01:47