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[Ireland] The workplace smoking ban hasn't stopped workers smoking

UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE SMOKE less now than when the smoking ban was introduced, but those in workplaces have barely been affected. The findings come in an ESRI working paper published by Michael Savage on the effects that the ban has had on the numbers of p
The (ie)
added Aug 26, 2013 05:45

[UK] Amcor jobs 'at risk' due to plans for plain cigarette packs

Workers at a packaging factory in South Gloucestershire claim dozens of jobs will be put at risk if plain packs for cigarettes are introduced. Staff at Amcor, in Warmley, have signed an open letter to MEPs asking them to reject plans for standard packag
BBC Online
added Aug 23, 2013 14:49

[Macau] Health Bureau criticized for poor casino smoking control

The Macao Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM) lodged a complaint against the Health Bureau to the Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) last Friday, accusing the Bureau of "administrative violations" when enforcing the partial smoking ban in gaming venues.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 18, 2013 20:52

[Washington] EDITORIAL: For smoke-free casinos

Casinos are driven largely by smoking non-tribal patrons, and perhaps there's poetic justice to their smoking themselves to death. But many non-smoking tribal employees pay the price. Someday, all tribal casinos will go smoke-free. It won't be thanks to
Everett (WA) Herald
added Aug 14, 2013 12:28

[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

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
added Jul 23, 2013 06:30

[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

[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

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

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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