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VIDEO: 5-year anniversary of Minnesota smoking ban

For Phil Weber, time has certainly cleared the air at Park Tavern in St. Louis Park. He once publicly opposed the ban and says instead, it brought an instant boost to his restaurant and bowling business.
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 2, 2012 11:34
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Minnesota marks 5 years smoke-free

Minnesota health advocates are proclaiming the law that banned smoking in bars, restaurants and workplaces an “overwhelming success” on its fifth anniversary today.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Oct 2, 2012 11:24
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ROTHMAN: The Life and Death of the Chain-Smoking Editor

Kamikaze levels of tobacco and booze use helped certify newsroom denizens as manly risk-takers several decades ago, the time period of Scandals. Women were part of the scene by the 1970s, but they tended not to partake with such joyous abandon. The late
Georgetown Dish
added Oct 1, 2012 01:37
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[Michigan] Henry Ford, Beaumont health systems adopt no-smoking hiring policy

The movement of Metro Detroit hospital systems to stop hiring smokers and tobacco chewers gained momentum Friday when Henry Ford Health System and Beaumont Health System jointly said they would start the prohibition for job applicants on Jan. 1.
Detroit (MI) News
added Sep 29, 2012 12:19
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[Michigan] Smokers need not apply: 2 Detroit-area health systems announce tobacco-free hiring policies

Beaumont and Henry Ford Health systems today announced they will screen job applicants for nicotine and will not hire smokers or anyone who uses tobacco products.
Michigan Live
added Oct 1, 2012 10:28
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[Michigan] Beaumont won't hire smokers next year

* Beaumont and Henry Ford health systems announced Friday they will not hire job applicants who use tobacco products, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Sep 28, 2012 20:35
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[USA] China and US partner against smoking

On September 7, the China-US Smoke-free Workplace Initiative, a public-private partnership that represents the next cooperative effort on tobacco control between the US and China, was launched in Beijing. The new initiative aims to expand the number of s
Global Times (cn)
added Sep 27, 2012 16:17
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Smokers denied jobs by Kansas Turnpike Authority

KTA President Michael Johnston says, "We stopped hiring tobacco users 10 years ago, August 1, 2002. Johnston says he wants employees to live healthy lifestyles. By doing so, they could save the company more than 20% on insurance costs. Johnston says, "St
KSNT Channel 27 ( Topeka, KS)
added Sep 27, 2012 13:51
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Assessing the Relationship Between Work–Family Conflict and Smoking

The results of this study indicate that there is a robust relationship between work–family conflict and smoking, but that this relationship is dependent upon the total amount of conflict experienced and the direction of the conflict.
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 24, 2012 12:26
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[Ohio] Barry D. Edney v. Life Ambulance Service, Inc. et al. (PDF)

Appellant claimed that he began coughing and wheezing and became short of breath after being exposed to secondhand smoke from coworkers who were smoking in the workplace. . . . Appellant's claim sought compensation for a condition of chest pain. Appellee
Supreme Court of Ohio
added Oct 16, 2012 01:25
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