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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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[Florida, North Carolina] ENC Reacts To $23.6 Billion Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco

what do people here in Eastern Carolina think about the big verdict? Denise Eaton told us, "That's a lot of money. Yeah, I think that's too much." Mohamed Saleh also said, "That's too much money for someone to give. There's a lot of people starving arou
WITN-TV (Washington, NC)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:13
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[New Jersey] MULLANE: Blowback over smoking

A series of searing scoldings saturates my crowded correspondence from readers displeased with my criticism of an area hospital that won’t hire smokers. “You stink, like smokers,” said a disgusted woman. It was downhill from there. The blowback was so sw
Burlington County (NJ) Times
added Jul 22, 2014 13:05
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[UK, UK-Wales] Most smokers 'want ban in cars'

Research carried out by Flexed shows 89% of smokers support a complete ban and 96% of non-smokers believe smoking in cars should be outlawed.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:56
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[California] Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms

Hookah smoking can be just as dangerous as cigarettes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, this study found that many young adults believe the water pipes are a safe alternative to cigarettes. Researchers asked pat
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2014 13:30
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Many U.S. Smokers Say Higher Cigarette Taxes Are Unjust

Independent research on the effectiveness of tax increases for reducing smoking rates is mixed.... While a majority of smokers think higher taxes on cigarettes are unjustly discriminatory, a solid majority of smokers say increased restrictions on smoking
Gallup Organization
added Jul 19, 2014 04:37
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[UK] Effectiveness of tobacco control television advertisements with different types of emotional content on tobacco use in England, 2004–2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

60 000 adults aged 18 years or over living in England and interviewed in the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey from 2004 to 2010.... both types of campaign (positive and negative) are effective in reducing smoking prevalence, whereas consumption among smokers
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2014 04:18
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Smoking ban one month in – what do Russians think?

New study shows that most Russians support the anti-tobacco laws but don’t think they will be effective.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:20
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[Louisiana] College campuses, cruise lines go smoke-free: Should others follow?

The number of places where one can smoke a cigarette without fear of being fined is rapidly diminishing, as a series of recent stories in NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune makes clear. Should New Orleans continue to restrict smoking in the city? If so, whe
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jul 18, 2014 17:29
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[New Mexico] Players split on smokeless tobacco usage

Nonetheless, minor league players and coaches continue to “dip” just like their major league counterparts. They’re also split on the concept of a ban. Several Albuquerque Isotopes weighed in prior to Thursday’s home game against Sacramento, which the Ri
Albuquerque Journal
added Jul 18, 2014 16:08
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