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[UK] Hong Kong: Lawmakers abandon smoking spot over insults

recent pro-democracy protests in the city have left some politicians with a dilemma: where to smoke in peace? Lawmakers who are considered "pro-establishment" have been forced to abandon their regular smoking spot, just outside the entrance of the Legisla
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2014 15:32
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[Maryland] Opinion: Gambling on Baltimore's e-cigarette bill is bad for health and business

It is hard to understand the rationale of the Baltimore City Council in passing a law that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes in all workplaces but carves out an exception for restaurants, bars and casinos. This action not only seems to contradict Marylan
Baltimore (MD) Business Journal
added Nov 25, 2014 10:30
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Kentucky State Employees Can Say Goodbye to Smoke Breaks on State Property

an expanded tobacco-free workplace policy goes into effect today for state buildings. And a state official said the new policy affects thousands of state employees who smoke, and officials are hopeful it will help convince some employees to enter smoking
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Nov 24, 2014 15:09
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[Maryland] Harford's hospitals will be even more 'tobacco free' in 2015

Starting Jan. 1, 2015, a tobacco product ban in effect at both University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health hospital campuses in Harford County will become even more stringent, and as of July 1, 2015, Upper Chesapeake will not hire anyone who uses tobac
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 24, 2014 12:59
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[Michigan] Holland workers banned from smoking on the job under new city policy

City Council Wednesday, Nov. 19, unanimously approved a smoke-free and tobacco-free workplace policy as part of an update on the city’s employee handbook. The policy that affects about 470 workers will begin July 1, 2015, city Human Resources Director Cha
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Nov 24, 2014 11:47
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Effort to repeal Smoker's Bill of Rights goes too far

“Smoker’s Bill of Rights” that was passed into state law back in 1991. That law prevents employers in Indiana from discriminating against employees or potential employees who smoke. Indiana is one of 29 states that protects the rights of smokers in such
Goshen (IN) News
added Nov 24, 2014 03:18
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CHEN: Jones Day Is Not Amused

Sharyl Reisman, the hiring partner at Jones Day, took umbrage at my post about the firm's recent hiring of seven Supreme Court clerks. Here is Reisman's letter (it was also addressed to Aric Press, ALM's editor in chief), followed by my response.
AmericanLawyer.com
added Nov 21, 2014 17:35
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[Colorado, Kansas] VIDEO: Smokers, Tobacco Users Won't Be Hired By Centura Health

Centura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year. The healthcare company said it’s part of their efforts to enhance its smoke/tobacco-free workplace policy in both Colorado and Kansas.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:22
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Colorado hospital giant Centura Health to stop hiring tobacco users

One of Colorado's largest health care systems, Centura Health, joined a national trend Thursday by announcing it won't hire tobacco users after Dec. 31, yet questions remain about discriminating against employees to create healthier workplaces.
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 21, 2014 01:08
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[Asia, China] SCWARTLANDER: Time to bring ‘APEC blue’ indoors with entirely smoke-free environments

after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum remained satisfactory... Despite the improved air quality outside, many places inside the city presented another harmful air issue. Smoking in enclosed public spaces is permitted at restaurants, hot
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:45
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