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HUDSON: New York to Ban Smoking in Parks? How About the Seneca-Niagara Casino?

New York allows the Indians to do what they want because of the millions in casino revenue the tribes send off to Albany each year. Hypocritical? Of course. And the only losers are the casino employees.
Niagara Falls (NY) Reporter
added Nov 5, 2013 15:09

[New Jersey] HAZLETT: In with the Old

When Revel Casino-Hotel opened ... seven years after former Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona declared the evidence of secondhand smoke’s harms “indisputable,” it seems preposterous that Atlantic City should allow casinos to continue to subject thousands
Harvard Crimson
added Nov 5, 2013 15:07

[Florida] Jackson: Teachers' union won't be blowing smoke over tobacco-free campuses

it’s hard to imagine any more than a minority of rank-and-file union members being opposed to going smoke- (and, presumably, dip-) free on campus … The upshot: Pasco teachers now have something in common with million-dollar shortstops. Solidarity, brother
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 3, 2013 23:22

[Florida] Editorial: Make smoking policy uniform at Pasco schools

A public school system teaching children about the hazards of tobacco use shouldn't be providing opportunities for its own employees to puff cigarettes during the workday. But that is the effect of an archaic contract stipulation between the Pasco School
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Nov 2, 2013 14:43

[Florida] Pasco teachers union not interested in quick talks over tobacco-free campuses

Pasco County school employees union has turned down the administration's request to talk about new rules for making all schools tobacco-free. The issue should wait until the next round of contract talks in the spring, said Lynne Webb, United School Emplo
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 30, 2013 15:46

[UK] Cancer death caused by two cigarette a day habit

A RETIRED miner died 'traumatically' from lung cancer after smoking two cigarettes a day for 50 years, an inquest has heard. ... Mrs Bodell said her husband had smoked around two cigarettes a day and added: "He worked in four different collieries in a c
Burton Mail (uk)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:20

[Wisconsin] Higher insurance rates may cause smokers to flee Obamacare coverage

Affordable Care Act sets up a "carrots and stick" scenario for smokers, said Michael Fiore..."The carrots are that if you're a smoker, you will get coverage for evidence-based counseling and medicine," Fiore said. "The stick is that insurers can charge yo
Manitowoc (WI) Herald Times Reporter
added Oct 26, 2013 20:02

[Alabama] Madison County commissioners wary of Chairman Dale Strong's smoking ban, health fines for county employees

Health was hot topic during a two-hour work session where the Madison County Commission debated banning tobacco from workplaces and installing stiff fines for employees who skipped free health screenings.
added Oct 24, 2013 23:44

[Missouri] Springfield hospital chain: Smoking workers not wanted

CoxHealth President and CEO Steve Edwards announced Friday that potential employees will soon have to pass a nicotine screening before being hired, the Springfield News-Leader reported. The nicotine test will detect nicotine from traditional sources, suc
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 29, 2013 21:19

[Australia] Cigarettes coming in from countries using children to grow tobacco

Australia's cigarette trade is being propped up by the exploitation of children -... almost 3000 tonnes of tobacco were imported last year from countries using child labour to cultivate crops.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 28, 2013 21:02
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