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[Canada] Smokers cost employers $3000 a year in breaks: study

A new study from Ohio State University shows another way that smoking has become a burden: through those little bits of time smokers use to light up. According to the June study, employing smokers will cost employers upward of $5,800 per smoker, per yea
Metro (ca)
added Jul 15, 2013 18:10
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Smokers cost UK employers up to £2.1 billion a year

Why e-cigarettes might be the solution to a loss of productivity caused by smoking breaks.
GrowthBusiness.co.uk (uk)
added May 1, 2013 11:00
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[Delaware] In a puff, county smoking restriction is gone

All it took was an invitation to Chief Adminisrative Officer David Grimaldi to go outside for a cigarette, and the New Castle County outdoor smoking ban disappeared like a puff into thin air. Grimaldi, who is three weeks into his new county job, cancele
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Nov 29, 2012 16:41
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[Ohio] More employers demand applicants quit smoking

Quitting wasn't by choice, but from necessity, if he wanted to work at Hollywood Casino Columbus, which opened on Oct. 8. It does not hire smokers or allow employees to smoke on the premises or even in their homes."Once I realized the offer was serious,
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Nov 25, 2012 12:31
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Two more tribes go tobacco-free in Southeast Alaska

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) congratulated the Skagway Tribal Council and the Chilkat Indian Village (Klukwan) last week for recently adopting local, comprehensive tobacco-free workplace resolutions. The tribes join 13 Southe
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Nov 19, 2012 18:43
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[UK] Smokers waste 5 weeks of work with ciggie breaks

The survey carried out by electronic cigarette retailer ECigaretteDirect.co.uk revealed that nearly all smokers admitted they would be more productive if they could kick the habit.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Jun 4, 2012 14:47
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[Florida] School district discontinues tobacco-screening policy

LAND O’ LAKES — A Pasco County school district effort to hire only non-tobacco users for its food and nutrition services department didn’t work out as well as officials hoped. The tobacco-screening policy, begun two years ago, proved a hindrance in hiri
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Aug 23, 2013 02:30
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[Vermont] Vt.town adops tobacco-free community policy

The town of Sharon isn't the first in Vermont to prohibit smoking on town-owned property, but it's going further with its new Tobacco Free Community Policy. ... statement describing its goal of protecting the health of all community members. In addition t
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 1, 2013 09:21
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[Taiwan] Company should be punished for promoting smoking: groups

The John Tung Foundation, the Consumers' Foundation and the Homemakers United Foundation issued the appeal at a news conference after learning about several cases the previous week in which an unnamed tobacco company held a competition that required toba
Focus Taiwan
added Jul 4, 2013 16:46
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Association between smoke-free workplace and second-hand smoke exposure at home in India

Implementation of smoke-free legislation in India was associated with a higher proportion of adults reporting a smoke-free home. These findings further strengthen the case for accelerated implementation of Article 8 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Mar 24, 2013 10:56
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