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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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Aqua-tine™, New Easy-To-Use Liquid Alternative To Tobacco Consumption, Launches Nationwide

New homeopathic liquid nicotine formulation to satisfy tobacco cravings
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2014 15:24
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US e-Cigarette Market: State Legislation Map

how do you keep track of legal status of e-cigarettes this dynamic market? In light of this and in preparation to the eCig Vegas: Industry Conference, eCig Global has assembled an interactive map highlighting the legal status of electronic cigarettes in
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2014 15:23
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GLANTZ: Judge Leon strikes again: His ruling on FDA’s Tobacco Advisory Committee is misguided and must be appealed

Judge Richard Leon, who has consistently ruled against the FDA on everything related to tobacco, is at it again, ruling that the FDA Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee is flawed. (Why does every tobacco case on the FDA end up in front of the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:04
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[Asia, India, Florida] ROY: The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict: Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In India I am used to being in a group where I am the only person not smoking. Without ash trays in the house a social life seemed impossible. I have hung out with friends in a bar where everyone is lighting up under a No Smoking sign. No one gives me a
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:35
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New regs for Wednesday: Baby carriers, wage garnishment, smokeless tobacco

Wednesday's edition of the Federal Register contains... FDA on Tuesday proposed collecting information and studies on the effects of smokeless tobacco products. "FDA would send letters to tobacco product manufacturers and importers who FDA has identified
The Hill
added Jul 22, 2014 13:27
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Judge: FDA can’t use tobacco panel menthol report

While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, the ruling could hinder the FDA’s ability to defend any future regulation of the minty smokes. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon in Washin
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2014 13:18
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Reynolds American's merger and a massive fine could snare tobacco muni bonds

A stream of news out of the tobacco industry has failed to derail prices on municipal bonds backed by cigarette makers. But muni bond analysts warn that investors could get caught in the middle as the big players in the tobacco industry shift.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:12
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Shareholders and Activists Call on Google to Increase Political Spending Transparency, Lead on Climate Change Action, and Treat Its Workers Respectfully

calling on the tech giant to stay true to its stated commitments to transparency, an open Internet and climate action by disclosing its lobbying spending and leaving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) –
Public Citizen
added Jul 20, 2014 10:36
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SULLUM: Survey Shows Adults Who Use E-Cigarettes To Quit Smoking Prefer Supposedly Juvenile Flavors

Rockefeller asked Healy and another e-cigarette executive during last month’s hearing. “I don’t know how you go to sleep at night.…You’re what’s wrong with this country.” Rockefeller’s research methods begin and end with his own prejudices. The Food and
Forbes
added Jul 19, 2014 13:48
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