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HUDSON: New York to Ban Smoking in Parks? How About the Seneca-Niagara Casino?

New York allows the Indians to do what they want because of the millions in casino revenue the tribes send off to Albany each year. Hypocritical? Of course. And the only losers are the casino employees.
Niagara Falls (NY) Reporter
added Nov 5, 2013 15:09

[Pennsylvania] Chesco housing agency goes smoke-free

The Housing Authority of Chester County is the first in Southeastern Pennsylvania and South Jersey to go smoke-free, although the Philadelphia Housing Authority hopes to test a policy at four pilot sites within a year. And it is one of only a handful na
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 20, 2013 10:46

[New York] Catholic Charities goes tobacco free ($$)

Catholic Charities of Oswego County has joined the growing list of area business, clubs and organizations that have officially become tobacco-free environments.
Oswego (NY) Palladium-Times
added Sep 20, 2013 10:21

[New Zealand] Tobacco company stops free staff cigarettes

The investigation was sparked by a complaint by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) after the tobacco company's commercial boss, Brendan Walker, confirmed cigarettes were available to workers during breaks at its Petone factory. He said the free cigarett
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 11, 2013 11:33

[Alabama] Study: Sheffield workers at risk

Full-time workers in Sheffield restaurants and bars that allow indoor smoking are exposed to levels of air pollution 18 times higher than what is found in non-smoking venues, according to a study by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Roswell Park Cancer
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Aug 6, 2013 14:47

[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 18:08

[Florida] Baptist, Sacred Heart hospitals to stop hiring tobacco users Jan. 1

the new policy expands the scope of the ban, ensuring that newly hired employees of the hospital and hospital-owned clinics and other facilities don't use tobacco off the job, whether they're doctors, secretaries or janitors.
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Jul 14, 2013 10:46

Smokers Cost Employers Thousands More Than Nonsmokers

About $6000 in extra annual costs stem from more time off, smoking breaks, health care, study shows
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 14, 2013 01:30

Dr. Judson Brewer: Should We Ban Smokers? Some Companies Are

Smoking is a diagnosable psychiatric disorder. It even has a code in our little book (The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, or DSM). This means that, similar to major depressive disorder, we psychiatrists recognize nicotine dependence as a psychiatric di
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 4, 2013 11:34

[Africa, South Africa] R2.4m spent on a smoking room: DA

Durban - The KwaZulu-Natal health department spent up to R2.4 million upgrading a smoking room, the DA claimed on Tuesday. Spokesman Mark Steele said the Democratic Alliance submitted a question to health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo on why the department spe
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Apr 30, 2013 15:13
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