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Missouri House Republicans consider smoking provisions

The Missouri House continues to inch toward restrictions on smoking in the Capitol. Though it's unclear what impact, if any, the anti-smoking efforts will have on lawmakers. The House Accounts and Administration Committee this week heard of the Majority
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 8, 2013 14:55
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Another reason to quit smoking

And it would be no surprise that, privately, an employer might consider a smoker a liability. Smoking costs the state an average of $1.9 billion in lost productivity and more than $3 billion in medical expenses annually, according to the U.S. Centers for
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 7, 2013 09:44
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[Massachusetts] Are companies' 'No Smoking' policies turning into 'no smokers need apply'?

More and more Massachusetts employers, worried about health-care costs, sick days and perhaps emboldened by a buyers market for labor, are looking into excluding smokers from their pools of job applicants, said Thomas Jones, vice president of the employe
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 4, 2013 13:35
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[Uae: Dubai] Man stabbed colleague for spitting tobacco

A 27-year-old electrician allegedly stabbed a co-worker five times when the latter asked him not to spit chewed tobacco on the machine he was repairing, the Dubai Criminal Court heard.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jan 22, 2013 22:32
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CARLISLE: Discriminating against smokers perfectly legal in healthcare hiring

When I investigated further, however, I found that nontobacco hiring policies are legal in 21 states. . . . I applaud this healthcare system for taking steps to make changes from within the medical system. I hope more companies and hospitals will follo
Clinical Advisor
added Jan 22, 2013 22:28
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Smoke-Free, No Reservations What's the famed restaurateur Joe Bastianich doing pitching a nicotine patch that's sold at Walmart?

he’s put his name on GSK’s Blueprint to Quit stop-smoking regimen for one reason: Nearly a third of all restaurant employees are smokers (one of the highest rates for any industry), and he used to be one of them. Adweek lucked into a reservation and asked
Ad Week
added Jan 22, 2013 22:17
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Esquire (blog) Missouri, Where the Lawmakers Smoke on the Job

If you thought our nation's Congress was bad, have a look at Missouri's statehouse. The Democrats there are so besieged that they can't even ban smoking from offices
Esquire Magazine
added Jan 18, 2013 07:09
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Site-limited smoking ban is unfair

The Monroe County Correctional Facility ... The employees of the correctional facility are not allowed to take smoking breaks nor even step outside of the facility during their 8.25-hour shift. There are plenty other places in the county at which employ
Pocono Record
added Jan 17, 2013 09:40
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[Israel] Activists protest 'hidden cigarette ads' on TV show

The Israel Cancer Association and smoking prevention lawyer Amos Hausner have asked the High Court of Justice to bar smoking both inside and outside the villa in Neveh Ilan where the Big Brother reality show will begin filming its fifth season in a few m
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 16, 2013 05:37
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Missouri House panel rejects office smoking ban

A Democratic proposal to ban smoking in the Capitol offices of Missouri House members was snuffed out Tuesday in a Republican-led committee.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 16, 2013 06:30
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