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UBEL: Denying Jobs To Smokers Is Bad Policy

Is it refusing to hire people who fail to exercise five hours a week? Of course not. It is picking on smokers, and I have yet to see a justifiable rationale for this policy.
Forbes
added Aug 30, 2013 12:45
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[Georgia] Smoking causes fire that kills one at Tucker nursing home

A fire killed a woman in her room at a nursing home in Tucker early Tuesday. According to the DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office, the deceased has been identified as Laura Barrett, 64. Barrett was a resident of the Meadowbrook Nursing Home on Lawre
WGCL-TV CBS 46 (Atlanta, GA)
added Mar 26, 2013 14:05
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[New Jersey] Replacing cigarette butts with candy wrappers

As part of the 2008 smoking ban legislation, a statewide ban of smoking at all addiction recovery centers in New Jersey will go into effect on Dec. 12, 2012. Private, non-profit Seabrook House (Seabrook, NJ) decided to lunge ahead and make their facilit
Behavioral Healthcare
added Jan 28, 2013 17:50
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[Canada] Sudbury health care workers aim to break smoking culture

CBC News (ca)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:59
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[Singapore] Smoking ban extended to more public areas from Jan 15

This means smokers will not be able to light up at the common areas of all residential buildings, covered linkways and walkways, overhead pedestrian bridges, outdoor compounds of hospitals, as well as within a five-metre radius of bus shelters. The Nati
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:03
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[Nebraska] City Council OKs cigarette tax

The Omaha City Council has approved a controversial plan to tax local sales of tobacco products to finance millions in funding for a new cancer treatment and research center.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 3, 2012 08:02
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[Tanzania] Tobacco firm helps Tabora hospital

THE Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company has donated 20 beds and mattresses worth 7m/- to the Tabora Regional Hospital.The donation is part of the company's corporate social responsibility policy, that focuses on water, education and health.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:03
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[UK] Cancer patients have to walk through smoke fumes at hospital

Patients turning up for cancer treatment have to walk through cigarette smoke and past the litter of discarded butts, according to a report. The Daily Record photographed a number of smokers outside the Beatson Cancer Centre in Glasgow
SafetySignSupplies.co.uk (uk)
added Jul 9, 2012 11:55
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[Canada] CKHA Now Officially Smoke-Free

Like every health organization in Ontario, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is now smoke-free. As of New Year’s Day, the use of smoking products is not allowed on any CKHA property. The new regulations cover existing smoking shelters, bus stops, parking
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:39
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[Canada] More than $8,000 in charges laid under Smoke-Free Ontario Act

The first conviction was to an individual for smoking on hospital property. The resulting fine was for $3,000 plus surcharges. The second conviction was to a local employer for not meeting their due diligence in preventing smoking in the workplace inclu
Sudbury.com (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:37
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