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[Alabama] Sheffield group releases secondhand smoke test results

The results of the study showed workers exposed to secondhand smoke breathe in air pollution at levels seven times higher than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency considers safe.
WAAYTV (Huntsville, AL)
added Aug 8, 2013 01:11
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Even One Is Too Much: The Economic Consequences of Being a Smoker (PDF)

there are other costs associated with cigarette smoking besides poor health and smoking-attributable health care expenditures. This research explores the labor market costs associated with cigarette smoking, specifically the impact of cigarette smoking
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA
added Jul 23, 2013 06:30
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[Pennsylvania] Man claims threats at New Castle Area Transit Authority after he complained about smokers

When Dale W. Doutt complained about smoking at his New Castle job, his pleas were ignored and he was subtly threatened, according to a lawsuit filed today in U.S. District Court.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 22, 2013 13:17
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[Arizona] LETTER: Twin Arrows workers should be smoke-free

tribal members still have to work in casinos filled with toxic secondhand smoke (SHS). Casino workers are getting sick and dying from breathing SHS ... Please ask the Twin Arrows Casino to protect the health of the 800 Navajo employees in the casino by pr
Arizona Daily Sun
added Jul 23, 2013 06:03
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New study shows effects of smoking on employee wages

Those who quit smoking for at least a year, according to a recent study, earned higher wages than smokers and people who never picked up the habit. It is better to have smoked and stopped than never to have smoked at all, according to new research by t
Deseret News
added Jul 21, 2013 05:17
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Quitters Can Win, It Seems / Fed Researchers Find Ex-Smokers Earn Higher Wages Than Smokers and Non-Smokers

Yahoo! Finance
added Jul 20, 2013 14:07
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Study says you'll earn more if you start smoking, then quit

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta found that nonsmokers make only 95 percent of what former smokers do, and current smokers a dismal 80 percent. According to economist Melinda Pitts, "It takes a special person to quit an addictive behavior, and there is a h
msnNOW.com
added Jul 20, 2013 14:07
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Ability to Quit Smoking Linked to Higher Wages

In a working paper published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, research economists Julie L. Hotchkiss and M. Melinda Pitts studied the relationship between smoking and wages. Using data from the Tobacco Use Supplement to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Cu
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Jul 21, 2013 05:19
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[Canada] Smokers cost employers $3000 a year in breaks: study

A new study from Ohio State University shows another way that smoking has become a burden: through those little bits of time smokers use to light up. According to the June study, employing smokers will cost employers upward of $5,800 per smoker, per yea
Metro (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 18:10
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[Canada] Smokers cost employers $3000 a year in breaks: study

A new study from Ohio State University shows another way that smoking has become a burden: through those little bits of time smokers use to light up. According to the June study, employing smokers will cost employers upward of $5,800 per smoker, per yea
Metro (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 18:08
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