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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Adopt tougher ban on second-hand smoke

Yet, due largely to exemptions written into the Pennsylvania Clean Indoor Air Act, the American Heart Association estimates that about 858,000 Pennsylvanians continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke. Much of the exposure occurs in work places. The la
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Dec 2, 2013 14:38
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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
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA
added Jul 23, 2013 06:30
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[Minnesota] Is a "no smokers" hiring policy unethical?

Minnesota is one of 29 states that makes it illegal to refuse to hire someone because they smoke. The American Lung Association opposes this law and takes the position that it elevates "smokers to a protected class."
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Apr 18, 2013 17:03
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HAMBLIN: Smokers Still Potentially Employable

Companies in 21 U.S. states can and do categorically refuse to hire people who smoke tobacco. Leading bioethicists today agreed with a majority of Americans that this is unethical.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Mar 28, 2013 16:39
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[Canada] Businesses only employing non-smokers in growing trend

An increasing number of businesses, including Ottawa-based Momentous Corp., stipulate “non-smokers only” on their job postings. “Everyone knows smoking kills you and we prefer to work with very intelligent people who aren't choosing to kill themselves w
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 18, 2013 05:02
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[Saudi Arabia] Does Jeddah's smoking ban infringe on individual rights?

Saudi citizens have reacted differently to the ministry’s decision to ban smoking in Jeddah. Some people see the ban as a way of protecting the health and rights of non-smokers while others think it impedes on smokers’ individual rights. Statistics show
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jan 3, 2013 10:48
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[Japan] Wall Street Journal (blog) No Smokers, Please: Should Firms Ban Staff From Smoking?

hardcore non-smoking policy of Hoshino Resort Inc., a resort management company with over 100 years of history–10 of them entirely smoke-free. While the firm’s policy has been in place since 2002, it has recently sparked an intense debate on social media
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Nov 27, 2012 07:02
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[Texas] Hospitals turn away applicants who smoke

Methodist Hospital System in Houston this month announcedit will implement a tobacco-free hiring policy on Jan. 1, joining the Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, which have had similar policies since last year and 2010, respecti
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 1, 2012 14:23
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The War on Smoking expands to the job market

Very likely, the offensive nature of smoking is what has become its downfall. Many non-smokers hate cigarettes, and with major moves that make smoking as cumbersome as it is harmful, the future for tobacco users looks more grim than ever.
Examiner.com (National)
added Oct 16, 2012 02:02
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Florida city will not hire smokers in effort to keep health insurance premiums low

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2012 07:36
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