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BENNETT: Blog: Smokers Need Not Apply

A story on banning smokers - and not just smoking - from the workplace sparks a fire.
The Responsibility Project (Liberty Mutual Group)
added Jun 1, 2012 14:58
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea came up with a plan to cut down smoking. The opposite happened.

government launched an initiative to up the price of cigarettes...bump the average price of a pack of cigarettes...New no-smoking zones and required health warnings on labels would follow. Moon predicted that South Koreans would buy 34 percent fewer ciga
Washington Post
added Aug 2, 2016 15:01
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[California] Calm Before Tobacco Storm in Sacramento

Facing four challenges this session in the California Legislature, the tobacco industry has been conspicuously absent from the debate so far. But Sacramento veterans don't expect it to last. "I think they're trying to figure out what's the strategy," sai
California Healthline
added Mar 12, 2015 22:13
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Tobacco CEO and CVS exec both want people to quit smoking

The two women behind these recent decisions—Helena Foulkes,...and Susan Cameron...—shared their thoughts on the question of what to do when value and values collide in early October at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit.
Fortune Magazine
added Oct 23, 2014 16:16
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[UK] Ecigarettes: workplace divided on how to respond ($$)

Some of our employees have started to use ecigarettes at their desks and while some line managers do not mind this, others want to stamp it out. What can we do? Can we ban ecigarettes in the office?
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 7, 2014 17:37
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[California] Total Smoking Bans Work Best

Completely banning tobacco use inside the home – or more broadly in the whole city – measurably boosts the odds of smokers either cutting back or quitting entirely, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in the current
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center
added Dec 19, 2013 10:48
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Ohio State study: Smokers cost employers $6K more annually

Lead author Micah Berman, from the College of Public Health and Moritz College of Law, told The Lantern he decided to research this topic when he was asked to give a presentation on policies involving smoking in the workplace, such as smoke-free policies
The Ohio State Lantern
added Aug 21, 2013 10:45
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[Massachusetts] Weymouth firefighter fired for smoking loses appeal

In a ruling released Thursday, the state Civil Service Commission said the town had cause to fire Kenneth Morehouse in January 2012 after he was caught violating a statewide ban on police and firefighters smoking on or off the job. The ban has been in pl
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Apr 26, 2013 06:53
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Dr. Kate Scannell: Should employers be allowed to ban smokers from jobs?

In the end, denying a job to a smoker is making a molehill out of a mountain of troubling concerns involving tobacco commerce and regulation. And providing a smoker with employment that requires her to spend eight-hour days in a tobacco-free workplace ma
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Apr 1, 2013 09:55
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[Wisconsin] Proposed smoking fee draws surprise foes: anti-smoking advocates

Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $50-a-month fee for state employees who smoke faces some surprising opponents: anti-smoking advocates. Smoke Free Wisconsin, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids d
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 27, 2013 18:37
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