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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

[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

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

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

[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

[Philippines] DENR-7 to impose 100% smoke-free environment

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) will impose a "100-percent smoke-free environment policy" in all its provincial and community offices including government service vehicles in four provinces in Central Visayas.
added Sep 20, 2012 07:46

All North Dakota Workplaces Could be Smoke-Free by Christmas

one of the big questions facing North Dakotans is whether to approve a ballot initiative banning smoking in workplaces statewide. Approval of the measure would lead to better health, according to Janet Maxson, a nurse practitioner in Minot who volunteer
Public News Service (PNS)
added Sep 14, 2012 08:17

[Florida] VIDEO: City of Milton aims to be Tobacco Free by 2013

Some say the effort is being met with open arms even by employees who use tobacco products. Leaders with the City of Milton hope that twelve months from now the city's workforce will be tobacco free.
WEAR TV3 (Pensacola, FL)
added Sep 16, 2012 18:52

[Connecticut] READER SUBMITTED: No Ifs, Ands or Cigarette Butts: S&S Going Smoke-Free

Can going smoke-free make a company safer, cleaner, healthier and more productive? S&S Worldwide is about to find out. A 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy goes into effect Oct. 1.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 13, 2012 01:00

[USA] The CEO Roundtable on Cancer Joins Bilateral Effort to Promote Smoke-Free Workplaces in China

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer joined with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China (MOH), and nearly 60 leading enterprises operating in China to issue a joint statement establishing
CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 11, 2012 13:04
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