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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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[Michigan] Detroit Medical Center will no longer hire smokers as of July 1

The Detroit Medical Center will stop hiring job applicants who smoke or chew tobacco starting July 1, the health system said Wednesday.
Detroit (MI) News
added Jun 14, 2012 12:46
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[Canada] Companies fret about hazy rules around pot use

Once recreational pot use becomes legal, taking a "smoke break" at work could suddenly become much more complicated.
Canadian Press
added Dec 14, 2017 17:28
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Tata, tobacco! Denmark aims for 1st smoke-free generation by 2030

government has announced plans to create the “first smoke-free generation” by 2030, as part of a $333 million initiative. The ambitious plan detailed in a presentation by health minister Sophie Løhde at Rigshospitalet hospital on Wednesday includes puttin
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 26, 2016 14:17
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