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Smoking: A Drag for Job Applicants?

But Cobb wonders how far hospitals and other employers will push the line. “Irrespective of smoking, is this something that firms should be dictating or legislating?” he asks. “I’m assuming part of the goal is to lower insurance costs, but what about peo
Time Magazine Blogs
added Dec 26, 2012 01:33
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[UK] Smoking job applicant accuses TV antiques expert of discrimination

“She stubbed [the cigarette] out on the floor and came in to inquire about the job vacancy. “I told her what it entailed and when I said we didn’t want a smoker, she accused me of discriminating against smokers, stormed out and slammed the door.”
Christian Davies Antiques (uk)
added Nov 5, 2012 11:36
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[Canada, China, California] TOC: Conflicts and controversies in contemporary tobacco control

Should electronic cigarette use be covered by clean indoor air laws? / Use of electronic cigarettes in smoke-free environments / Have combustible cigarettes met their match? The nicotine delivery profiles and harmful constituent exposures of second-gener
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:30
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Republicans in the Missouri Legislature this past week voted to allow their members to smoke in their offices, even though the Capitol is a public building where smoking is not permitted. Do you care if they smoke in their offices?

Yes. 73.5% No. 26.5%
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jan 27, 2015 19:37
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[North Carolina] Tatum v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al.: real implications for ERISA’s “hypothetical prudent fiduciary” standard

On February 25, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued an opinion and final judgment ruling in favor of defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) in a nationwide class action asserting breach of fiduciary dut
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 14:02
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[Texas] Texans want a smoke-free workplace, new survey shows

According to the Smoke-Free Texas coalition, 74 percent of Texas voters polled by Baselice & Associates favor a proposed statewide law that would eliminate smoking in all indoor workplaces, including public buildings, offices, restaurants and bars.
San Antonio (TX) Business Journal
added Mar 27, 2013 05:57
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[Virginia] DOUGHERTY: County needs to butt out when it comes to smokers

Perhaps you read about Hyland's heavy-handed efforts in Tuesday's Pilot. Headlined, "Kick the habit or else," this is apparently the supervisor's second attempt to meddle in the personal lives of employees.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Nov 28, 2012 04:52
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[Texas] Time to pass a statewide smoke-free workplace ban

Patchwork system across Texas causes confusion
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 24, 2012 18:53
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[Alabama] UAB medical agencies to stop hiring tobacco users

UAB Medicine says it's going to quit hiring anyone who uses tobacco starting next year. The system announced Wednesday that its hospitals, clinics and other divisions will no longer hire anyone who smokes or uses smokeless tobacco products after July 1,
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2012 13:21
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Voters Make North Dakota Smoke-Free

North Dakota voters on Tuesday delivered a big win for health by approving Measure 4, which enacts a statewide law requiring all restaurants, bars and other workplaces to be smoke-free. The new law will protect everyone's right to breathe clean air, free
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:27
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