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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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[Kentucky] Ky voices: James Sharp says secondhand smokes taking tragic toll on state, in dollars and lives

It's equally important to mark this day by encouraging our leaders in the General Assembly to do the same; set a date and make a plan to quit exposing hardworking Kentuckians to secondhand smoke in the workplace. Nonsmokers who are exposed to high levels
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 19, 2014 12:33
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[Texas] Houston employers struggle with how to handle e-cigarettes in the workplace

E-cigarettes present a challenge for employers because of how much is unknown. Should it be treated as a traditional cigarette, in which employees can only smoke outside? Can employees smoke them at their cubicles? If employees do allow it at the office,
Houston (TX) Business Journal
added Nov 14, 2014 17:32
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[Louisiana] New Orleans to kick off Smoke-Free Week 2.0 at City Hall

Looking to draw attention to the effects of secondhand smoke in workplaces, New Orleans officials are kicking off "Smoke-Free Week 2.0" today on the steps of City Hall. City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, who is spearheading an effort to restrict smoking
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Nov 12, 2014 12:08
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[Tennessee] JAIN: Is it acceptable to deny employment to smokers?

not having any hospital employees smoke sets an example for the community. Health care workers who value the health of their patients need to value their own health by not smoking.
The Tennessean
added Nov 9, 2014 19:22
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[UK] Does an e-cigarette fall within your no smoking policy?

Employers should already have an adequate smoking policy in place which, if they require, can be supplemented to include e-cigarettes. We would advise that in order to protect employers interests, a policy and the message to staff is correctly implemente
Aaron & Partners LLP (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 11:31
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EDITORIAL: The smoking lamp is out

there’s an irony in telling people who make cigarettes they’re so harmful they can’t be used at work unless it’s done in a supposedly closed room. It may have been a tough call for company officials, but it was the right one.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Nov 1, 2014 22:54
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[Alabama] DAVIDSON: Montgomery needs a smoke-free ordinance

A new study suggests that Alabama is one of 10 states where people are most likely to smoke themselves to death. I know this because I see it every day. As a medical oncologist, I diagnose and treat hundreds ... All of this, and Alabama is one of only 15
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Oct 31, 2014 19:12
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