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[Saudi Arabia] Does Jeddah's smoking ban infringe on individual rights?

Saudi citizens have reacted differently to the ministry’s decision to ban smoking in Jeddah. Some people see the ban as a way of protecting the health and rights of non-smokers while others think it impedes on smokers’ individual rights. Statistics show
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jan 3, 2013 10:48

[Delaware] As of Jan. 1, Beebe will not hire tobacco users

LEWES -- Those who hope to be employed by Beebe Medical Center must be nicotine free starting Jan. 1. The hospital announced it will no longer hire applicants -- including contractors, travelers and consultants -- who use tobacco. That includes cigarette
added Jan 1, 2013 11:57

[Arizona] New Pima County smoking ban takes effect Jan. 1

Employees, visitors, vendors and event-goers can't smoke or use tobacco products anywhere on county property anytime. That includes the breezeways between downtown Tucson office buildings - a popular place for smokers until now. Parks are not part of the
Arizona Daily Star
added Dec 31, 2012 11:34

[Pakistan] Beware of smoking at public places

The reason is that the city administration, which was earlier lenient with the violators of Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance, will be cracking down on smoking at restricted places from tomorrow (Monday). The crackdown
The News (pk)
added Dec 31, 2012 10:24
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[Kentucky] Madisonville hospital to ban smoking in 2013

Hospital patients, employees and visitors will be banned from smoking, using chewing tobacco and puffing on electronic cigarettes at Baptist Hospital Madisonville and its various campuses around western Kentucky.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2012 09:56

[UK] KELLAWAY: Lighting up has its benefits, too ($$)

It is for that very reason – the similarity to a real cigarette and the way they normalise the idea of smoking at work – that I’m strongly in favour of people puffing away on them in the office.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 31, 2012 17:25
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[Illinois] Boone County Health Department Announces New Smoke-Free Campus

the Boone County Board has passed a resolution making the Logan Ave. campus smoke-free. The new policy will assure that no smoking will be allowed on the grounds or in the parking lot of the county owned property on Logan Ave.
23 WIFR CBS (Rockford, IL)
added Dec 29, 2012 12:28

Curbs on Smokers Continue to Grow ($$)

"It's no longer a question of who's going to be next" to ban smoking in public areas, said Cynthia Hallett, executive director of Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights, a nonprofit group. "It's who's going to be last." The outlook for smokers isn't totally b
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 28, 2012 05:10

Smoking: A Drag for Job Applicants?

But Cobb wonders how far hospitals and other employers will push the line. “Irrespective of smoking, is this something that firms should be dictating or legislating?” he asks. “I’m assuming part of the goal is to lower insurance costs, but what about peo
Time Magazine Blogs
added Dec 26, 2012 01:33

[Minnesota] No smoking, 3M style

There's just one week left of smoking on the massive Twin Cities campus. Employees will have to get in the car and drive somewhere to smoke at the first of the year. We're interested in hearing from smokers on the campus. What's your plan?
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Dec 26, 2012 21:06
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