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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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[China] Smoking threatens young women

Nearly two-thirds of reproductive-aged women on the Chinese mainland are routinely exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke at home, and more than half are routinely exposed at their workplaces, according to a survey by organizations including the World Healt
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 7, 2012 20:40
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Voters Make North Dakota Smoke-Free

North Dakota voters on Tuesday delivered a big win for health by approving Measure 4, which enacts a statewide law requiring all restaurants, bars and other workplaces to be smoke-free. The new law will protect everyone's right to breathe clean air, free
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:27
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[UK] Financial health also at stake as £1.4bn goes up in smoke

According to latest research smokers are costing the UK economy £1.4bn , by taking an average of two or three days more sick leave each year than their 
non-smoking colleagues. The study was conducted by Dr Shehzad Ali, a research fellow at the Universi
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Nov 6, 2012 08:11
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