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[California] LEE: The FDA Doesn’t Know What To Do About Scientists Who Are Sexual Harassers

A famed tobacco researcher who was found by his university to have created an “intimidating and offensive” work environment — yet whose center was still awarded a $20 million grant — underscores how federal agencies lack policies for scientists charged w
BuzzFeed
added Oct 18, 2018 05:35
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[Ohio] Not hiring smokers is discriminatory, groups say

Smokers’ rights groups and civil liberties advocates contend that the growing trend of not hiring smokers in Ohio is discriminatory and could lead to bans against hiring others at risk of missing work. “What about women of childbearing age? Will they b
KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:40
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UBEL: Is Your Boss Discriminating Against You Because You Smoke?

Almost half of the companies who charge smokers more for health insurance are breaking the law. Among those companies imposing surcharges on tobacco users, 47% didn't offer tobacco cessation programs, putting them in direct violation of the law.
Forbes
added Oct 12, 2018 21:29
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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: 3 hits, 1 possible miss

Sheffield City Council members voted 4-2 on Oct. 1 to adopt a new comprehensive non-smoking policy....plans of the Smoke Free Shoals organization to approach officials in Florence, Muscle Shoals and Tuscumbia...Initial feedback would seem to indicate the
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Oct 10, 2018 02:41
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[Pennsylvania] Pittsburgh seeks smokers fee for city employees

Starting in January, the city will charge about one-third of its 3,000 employees an additional $50 per month for health care premiums if they continue to use tobacco products, officials said Friday. At least one union is objecting to the added fee. Jane
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Oct 6, 2018 15:43
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JTI Declared Top Employer in Africa for Second Consecutive Year

cements the Company's reputation as an employer that puts people first. In addition, JTI has been certified as a Top Employer in nine African countries, seven of which - Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania and Tunisia - have been accre
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:21
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British American Tobacco - A Top Employer in Africa

Only the organisations that achieve certification in at least four countries within the region earn the special 2019 Top Employers Africa recognition. BAT (British American Tobacco) has achieved the African certification for the second year in a row, hav
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:20
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Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Africa Third Year in a Row

This award recognizes our efforts to provide the right challenges, support, and development to our employees so they can focus on driving our company’s transformation towards a smoke-free future.”
Business Wire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:21
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[Alaska] Smokefree workplace law takes effect Oct. 1

As of today, workers and customers of Alaska businesses who smoke or vape will have to take it outside — at least 10 feet away...With a few exceptions, all smoking, including vaping or e-cigarettes, is prohibited in places where people shop, eat, drink a
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Oct 5, 2018 13:34
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[Alabama] Sheffield council approves new smoking ordinance

After over an hour of sometimes heated discussion, City Council members Monday took action that will prohibit smoking in public places including work places, restaurants and public parks. City Council members voted 4-2 to adopt a new comprehensive non-sm
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Oct 3, 2018 08:26
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