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[North Carolina] Tobacco union discussion rescheduled

“Tobacco Unionism and Civil Rights,” originally planned for 5:30 p.m. today, has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. March 5, at New Museum of Winston-Salem, 713 S. Marshall St. Local expert Will Cox and former N.C. Sen. Earline Parmon will discuss the links
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 16:18
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HEATH: Say yes to Kentucky Smoke-free Act

The science is clear. Tobacco smoke is deadly — to smokers and to all of us who share the air. The truth is that, as a result, too many Kentuckians are working in unhealthy environments.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 13:16
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Smokefree Skies Memory Book

Do you remember smoking on airplanes? Feel free to read the amazing stories in our Smokefree Skies Memory Book and to submit your own! "For those non-smoking flight attendants who flew before the smoking ban, the cabin conditions were horrific. Indelib
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:41
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[Illinois] Flight Attendant Union Joins Senator Durbin to Celebrate Smoke-Free Skies -- CHICAGO, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

Today, members of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) join Senator Durbin (D-IL) at a press conference at O'Hare to celebrate 25 years of the in-flight smoking ban and the epic battle waged to achieve smoke-free skies.
PR Newswire
added Feb 23, 2015 21:59
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What Airlines Were Like Before the Smoke Cleared

If you think the air travel experience generally stinks now, consider what it was like before smoking was banned on domestic flights 25 years ago. Tracy Sear, a flight attendant with US Airways, was looking over some Facebook posts from colleagues recal
New York Times
added Feb 23, 2015 15:31
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[Asia, India] 'Give up consuming tobacco or lose job'

the School Bus Owners Association (SBOA) has announced that those drivers who are unable to kick the habit of consuming tobacco despite a three month counseling camp would be relieved of their duties.
Asian Age (in)
added Feb 22, 2015 15:08
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[Arizona] County approves health care surcharge for smoking employees

Pima County employees got a clear message from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday: smoke or use nicotine and it will cost you. It's already costing all of us, officials said, citing an estimated annual increase of $5,800 in county health expenses per ea
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Feb 21, 2015 22:16
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[South Carolina] Conway smoke ban fizzles

A proposal that would have outlawed smoking in nearly all of the city’s private businesses failed Monday night, ending a months-long debate about secondhand smoke, worker safety, business owners’ freedoms and public health.
WBTW Channel 13
added Feb 18, 2015 10:31
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[West Virginia] Bill would exempt some businesses from smoking rules

As written, a county board of health would submit an exemption request to a county commission for consideration if (A) only those over the age of 21 are allowed in, (B) at least 10 percent of the business is dedicated to a no smoking area and (C) a venti
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Feb 17, 2015 11:48
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[UK] First vaping tribunal ruling sounds warning for employers

This case sounds a warning that if an employer wishes to dismiss an employee for 'vaping' (smoking e-cigarettes), it may not be able to fall back on its conventional smoking policy to justify any action taken. If an employer decides that a ban on e-cigar
People Management (uk)
added Feb 16, 2015 16:05
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