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[Florida] STRATTON: Don't snuff out smokers' chances for work

So any hiring policy excluding smokers would hurt the very people most in need of work and income. In an economy still plagued by a lack of good jobs, that strikes me as counterproductive – and kind of cold. Others have made similar arguments, including
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Mar 10, 2013 12:45
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[UK] Smoking laws cuts hospital admissions in asthma kids

Smoke-free laws in England have resulted in a significant decrease in hospital admissions for asthma in children age 14 and younger. This is according to researchers who studied children's hospitalisation rates for asthma after the implementation of smo
Health-E (za)
added Mar 5, 2013 18:01
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[Florida] Orlando Health to start tobacco-free hiring policy

Smokers need not apply. That's the word from Orlando Health, which announced this evening that it will start a tobacco-free hiring policy at seven of its hospitals starting in April. The move is part of a controversial nationwide trend, in which hospita
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Mar 2, 2013 01:40
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CAPLAN: Barring smokers from hospital jobs unfair

Arthur Caplan says some hospitals are declining to hire smokers. But the move doesn't pass the ethical smell test.
CNN
added Mar 1, 2013 12:02
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[Massachusetts] Westfield senior housing fire caused by cigarette smoking in vicinity of home oxygen system

A fire at General Shepard Apartments that took the life of 72-year-old resident Margaret A. Lunden was started by a cigarette smoking in the presence of a home oxygen system, state Fire Marshal Steven D. Coan said.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 27, 2013 18:34
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[Pennsylvania] Penn Puts Hiring Ban on Smokers

The University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) will stop hiring people who use nicotine at its Pennsylvania locations beginning July 1.
MedPage Today
added Feb 26, 2013 09:13
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Greece Says Smoking Ban To Start

The newspaper Kathimerini said that the Health Ministry’s General Secretary, Christina Papanikolaou has issued a circular calling for the intensification of checks at schools, hospitals, restaurants, bars and nightclubs by inspectors in charge of the imp
Greek Reporter
added Feb 23, 2013 22:03
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The changing winds on outdoor smoke-free policies in Maine

Successful implementation of smoke-free regulations requires education and the provision of smoking-cessation tools to those who need them.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Feb 23, 2013 19:08
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[Oklahoma] EASTAR Health System to go tobacco free

The health system’s East campus (formerly Muskogee Community Hospital), located at 2900 N. Main St., had previously been a smoke-free facility. This new policy prohibits all forms of tobacco on all system property.
Muskogeephoenix.com (OK)
added Feb 22, 2013 03:07
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[Pennsylvania] U Penn's head of smoking treatment says no-hire rule for smokers is 'regressive'

Dr. Frank Leone, director of Penn's Comprehensive Smoking Treatment Program, doesn't think it will improve health or cut down on healthcare costs.
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Feb 21, 2013 19:07
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