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Colorado court rules smoking pot off the job can still get you fired

Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that employees can still be fired for testing positive for the drug -- even if they never show up to work impaired. A divided panel of judges decided that because marijuana use is illegal under federal law, employ
NBC News
added Apr 26, 2013 05:19
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Dust Is in the Air: Effects of Occupational Exposure to Mineral Dust on Lung Function in a 9-year Study

Individual smoking habits and occupational dust exposure had a negative impact on lung function. To reduce the risk of loss of respiratory capacity, smoking cessation is especially recommended to workers exposed to quartz dust. Moreover, stricter limit v
Lung
added Apr 25, 2013 13:00
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Strong Smoke-Free Law Coverage in the United States by Race/Ethnicity: 2000–2009 .... Hispanics are most protected

The paper, "Strong Smoke-Free Law Coverage in the United States by Race/Ethnicity:2000-2009" by Mariaelena Gonzalez, Ashley Sanders-Jackson, Anna Song, Kai-Wen Cheng, and Stanton Glantz, is available from the American Journal of Public Health here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:15
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Smokefree workplaces linked to smokefree homes in India

Adults in India are substantially more likely to abstain from smoking at home if they are prohibited from smoking at work, a new study has found. According to data from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey India, 2009/2010, 64 per cent of adults who work in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 25, 2013 17:15
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[Indonesia] Governor bans smoking in office

East Kalimantan Governor Awang Faroek Ishak has issued a ban on smoking in gubernatorial offices. “For all officials and staff as well as guests who want to smoke, we have provided a smoking area outside the building,” Imanuddin, East Kalimantan administ
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 3, 2013 12:37
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[Uae: Dubai] One cigarette butt kills farm worker in Dubai

An Asian farm worker died of suffocation in a fire that was caused by throwing of a burning cigarette butt by one of his colleagues in Dubai.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:21
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[Minnesota] Did a local clean indoor air policy increase alcohol-related crime around bars and restaurants? -- Klein et al. 22 (2): 113

Conclusions Evidence from this study suggests that alcohol-related crimes were not significantly affected by a local comprehensive CIA policy that banned smoking in public workplaces in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2013 12:57
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[Kentucky] Smoking ban supporters rally at Capitol

Supporters of a state-wide smoking ban gathered in the Capitol Rotunda Thursday morning to rally behind House Bill 190, which would prohibit smoking in all work places including bars and restaurants.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 14, 2013 20:48
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[Kentucky] Governor Beshear and Basketball Star Derek Anderson Join Hundreds of Kentuckians to Push for Comprehensive Statewide Smoke-Free Workplace Law

overnor Steve Beshear and former UK and NBA Basketball great Derek Anderson spoke to hundreds of Kentuckians from across the state who gathered in the Capitol Rotunda to urge the General Assembly to pass HB 190 - a comprehensive smoke-free law that will c
PR Newswire
added Feb 14, 2013 19:51
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[UK] Cleankill Environmental Services driver fined for not showing 'No Smoking' sticker

A VAN driver working for a Kenley-based pest controller has been fined for not displaying a 'No Smoking' sticker on his new vehicle. Freddie Beasley, 28, from Cleankill Environmental Services, had just picked up the van from a garage when he was pulled
This Is Croydon Today (Croydon Advertiser/The Post) (uk)
added Feb 10, 2013 20:43
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