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[UK-Wales] Smoking a big cost to businesses

Bosses at Action on Smoking and Health in Wales say businesses are hit by a loss of productivity through smoking breaks, loss of workforce through excess sickness absence because of smoking-related illness and damage to premises due to smoking- related f
This is South Wales (uk) (Evening Post)
added Oct 11, 2012 07:26
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[Texas] Midland County Charging Tobacco-Using Employees New Premium

According to Midland County officials, 80 percent of Texas medical claims stem from tobacco usage and obesity. Now county leaders are encouraging their employees to quit tobacco, if they don't, they are going to have to pay up.
CBS-7 (Odessa, TX )
added Oct 11, 2012 04:06
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[Texas] Commissioners asked to get a handle on courthouse smoking ($$)

To smoke, not to smoke or where to allow smoking at grounds of the Angelina County Courthouse were the questions facing county commissioners during their Tuesday meeting in Lufkin. Several county employees who work at the courthouse were in attendance to
Lufkin (TX) Daily News
added Oct 10, 2012 04:35
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[UK-Wales] Smoking ban film set exemption to be discussed by AMs

The Welsh government will invite committees of AMs to hear the arguments about whether to exempt film and TV sets from the smoking ban. Ministers want to change the law because they fear producers will not come to Wales if actors are not allowed to smoke
BBC Online
added Oct 9, 2012 16:22
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[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional takes aim at tobacco

Hospital bans use on property, won’t hire smokers
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Oct 7, 2012 21:54
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[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional Health Systems to reject smokers who apply

If you smoke, we don't want you. That's what Altoona Regional Health System is telling job applicants. Starting Jan. 1, the health system is going completely tobacco free.
WJAC-TV NBC 6 (Johnstown, PA)
added Oct 6, 2012 04:40
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[Alaska] Smoking Ban on Palmer Ballot

A controversial smoking ordinance is up for vote in Palmer Tuesday. Citizens will decide if there is no more smoking at public places and places of employment.
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:37
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Florida city will not hire smokers in effort to keep health insurance premiums low

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2012 07:36
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[Ohio] SOMC to screen new hires for tobacco use

Southern Ohio Medical Center (SOMC) announced on Monday, starting Nov. 15, they will be screening all external hires for tobacco use.
Portsmouth (OH) Daily Times
added Oct 2, 2012 18:09
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[Florida] In Delray, smokers need not apply

If you puff, you can't work -- at least in Delray Beach. The City Commission is expected to make official today a non-smoker policy that took effect Monday. The city will no longer hire employees who regularly use tobacco products, including cigarettes,
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Oct 2, 2012 17:45
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