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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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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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[Canada] Coalition calls on province to close gaps in workplace second-hand smoke legislation

Alberta workplaces became smoke-free a decade ago but the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says more can be done to protect workers from second-hand smoke. Smoke-free advocates say millions of workers have been protected from second-hand smoke over the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:43
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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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