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[Alabama] ARCHIBALD: UAB smoking ban doesn't go far enough (updated with poll)

now it has to deal with all those haters with smoke billowing from their ears, with all those old thinker ideas on individual "rights" and "liberties." UAB owes them nothing. In fact, they owe UAB a debt of thanks. UAB is the biggest employer in Alabama
added Nov 22, 2012 14:27

[New Zealand, UK] Smokers face backlash from colleagues

Many UK workers think smokers should be docked pay for excessive cigarette breaks, a survey has found, and the view is supported in the Bay of Plenty.
Bay of Plenty Times (nz)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:40

[UK] Boss offers 'sweet breaks' to non-smoking staff

Workers at Leeds firm given perk after CEO discovers smokers get more done after puffing away
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 21, 2012 14:40

Two more tribes go tobacco-free in Southeast Alaska

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) congratulated the Skagway Tribal Council and the Chilkat Indian Village (Klukwan) last week for recently adopting local, comprehensive tobacco-free workplace resolutions. The tribes join 13 Southe
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Nov 19, 2012 18:43

Japanese firm says no smoking if you want a job

it comes as a big surprise that there is a company here that is being biased about hiring employees who smoke. Apparently Hoshino Resorts is pretty obvious about their opinion on smokers.
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Nov 15, 2012 10:30

[Alabama] UAB medical agencies to stop hiring tobacco users

UAB Medicine says it's going to quit hiring anyone who uses tobacco starting next year. The system announced Wednesday that its hospitals, clinics and other divisions will no longer hire anyone who smokes or uses smokeless tobacco products after July 1,
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2012 13:21

[UK] Smoking e-cigarettes at work ignites row

But the rise in popularity of electronic cigarettes is leaving businesses with something of a dilemma: it does not break the law, but should it be allowed? Workplaces across the UK are starting to ban staff from using them, including NHS Fife and Blackb
BBC Online
added Nov 13, 2012 09:47

[UK-Wales] Letters show ministers advised against TV smoking ban exemption

Smoking could be allowed in Wales on film and TV sets The Welsh Government made it clear six years ago that exempting film and TV sets from the ban on smoking in public places would undermine the message about the dangers of exposure to second-hand smok
WalesOnline (uk)
added Nov 12, 2012 12:40

[UK-Wales] Wales TV smoking ban: Ministers aimed 'to protect actors'

The ban on smoking in public deliberately included actors on set when it was introduced in 2007 to protect their health, newly released Welsh…
BBC Online
added Nov 12, 2012 12:37

[Texas] Tobacco to cost city workers even more

Lighting up a smoke or putting a pinch of tobacco between cheek and gum will soon cost city of San Antonio employees. Starting Jan. 1, the city will sock workers who use tobacco with a $40 monthly surcharge on their health insurance premiums.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Nov 10, 2012 16:04
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