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[Nevada] New law would allow hospitals to discriminate against hiring smokers

Currently, it is illegal for an employer to discriminate against a worker because they smoke tobacco, but soon hospitals and other medical facilities may legally discriminate on that fact alone. "Yeah, I pretty much agree with that, because smoking is b
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Feb 21, 2013 11:32
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[Russia] Anti-tobacco law may stir the labor market

according to polls, 11% of workers are ready to quit their jobs if the employer fails to provide a place to smoke; 5% believe they will be able to go a full workday without a nicotine fix, but will become less productive.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Feb 21, 2013 10:23
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[North Carolina] Careers

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company faces challenges that are unique compared to most other consumer-product companies, and we recognize that some people do not wish to pursue career opportunities in the tobacco industry.
RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
added Feb 19, 2013 19:33
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] UPenn health system to stop hiring tobacco users, except at NJ facilities

The University of Pennsylvania's health system says that beginning this summer people who use tobacco products will no longer be hired. A notice on the Philadelphia-based health system website's career page says that as of July 1, the system will cease
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 19, 2013 19:20
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[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Worker killed in fire caused by cigarette

85 fires as a result of human mistakes last year
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:35
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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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[Zimbabwe] Zim risks losing international tobacco buyers

The chairperson of the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB), Mrs Monica Chinamasa, last week disclosed that buyers have threatened to look elsewhere if African countries do not address concerns around deforestation and child labour.
Sunday Mail (zw)
added Feb 16, 2013 21:42
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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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