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[New York] Doctor fired employee for smoking at home: suit

A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32
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Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S.

Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06
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Massachusetts imposes tough smoking ban

A statewide indoor smoking ban covering work places, bars and restaurants went into effect Monday throughout Massachusetts, and public health officials said they plan to aggressively pursue violators. Smokers face a $100 fine for each violation, and busin
NBC News
added Jun 11, 2014 18:11
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[UK] Cancer death caused by two cigarette a day habit

A RETIRED miner died 'traumatically' from lung cancer after smoking two cigarettes a day for 50 years, an inquest has heard. ... Mrs Bodell said her husband had smoked around two cigarettes a day and added: "He worked in four different collieries in a c
Burton Mail (uk)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:20
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In one Florida county, nicotine is a banned drug

Critics of so-called tobacco lifestyle bans often cite discrimination and privacy violations. But federal law does not provide tobacco users equal protection, and Florida state law does not protect off-work tobacco use. Other local governments have enac
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:19
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[Belgium, Finland, France, Sweden, UK] Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds

Job stress increases the risk of heart disease, but living a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce that risk, a new study says. Researchers examined data from more than 102,000 men and women, aged 17 to 70, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sw
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:08
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[USA] China and US partner against smoking

On September 7, the China-US Smoke-free Workplace Initiative, a public-private partnership that represents the next cooperative effort on tobacco control between the US and China, was launched in Beijing. The new initiative aims to expand the number of s
Global Times (cn)
added Sep 27, 2012 16:17
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[Oregon] Editorial: Caesar issues a smoking ban

Think ahead 50 or 100 years. If nobody objects and — like Katniss Everdeen — rebels and fights back, what else will the government have banned in the name of protecting health? Will there still be any little slivers of liberty left?
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Aug 7, 2012 13:36
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[Azerbaijan] Bill banning smoking in public places coming

The Parliament plans to resolve issues related to the ban on smoking in public places at this year's autumn session or by the spring session of next year. Under this new law, smoking will be banned at airports, seaports, railway and bus stations, and in
AzerNews (az)
added Aug 27, 2015 12:01
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[UK] Unemployed and single? Who are Britain's smokers?

From age to job title, to the type of cigarette they choose, the latest statistics tell us everything about Britain's smokers. Who are they?
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 27, 2013 03:42
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