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[North Carolina] Is It Age Discrimination If You Don’t Know You’re Being Discriminated Against?

In Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds, the Supreme Court would have to decide whether the nation’s second-largest tobacco company was within its rights to summarily reject older job applicants. It is the latest in a series of cases that are making it easier for
ProPublica
added Mar 22, 2017 15:48
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Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:25
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[Indiana] AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING SMOKE FREE AIR REGULATIONS FOR WORKPLACES AND PUBLIC PLACES IN HOWARD COUNTY

WHEREAS, there is overwhelming consensus in the medical and scientific communities that exposure to secondhand smoke causes death and disease in nonsmokers. Numerous major scientific reports have confirmed and reaffirmed that there is no known safe leve
Kokomo (IN) Herald
added Mar 14, 2017 15:48
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[South America/Caribbean] PAHO hiring policy favours non-smokers

As part of its mandate to control the use of tobacco in order to minimize its effect on populations, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ World Health Organization (WHO) has instituted a hiring policy that favours non-smokers.
Stabroek News (gy)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:40
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[New York] The Workologist: When the Owner Smokes

After I leave the company, I would like to report this man to the health department / Smoking in the workplace is illegal in New York City — even in the back office, even if it’s the boss...it comes down to whether you feel a sense of obligation to take c
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2017 17:08
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VIDEO: Lawmakers vote to repeal Indiana's 'Smoker's Bill of Rights'

Lawmakers are seeking repeal of Indiana’s 1991 “Smokers Bill of Rights” which says employers can’t refuse to hire smokers... It costs business owners in the US more than $5,800 to employ a smoker, according to research from Ohio State University.
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20
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[UK] MPs investing in cigarette companies, oil giants and 'tax avoiders' through their pension scheme

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund (PCPF), whose investments have never been made public before, ploughed more money into British American Tobacco (BAT) and oil giant BP and than any other two companies over the past year. Millions of pounds wer
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:20
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[Asia-pacific] Labour group petitions against smoking lounges in Macau

Lei Man Chao, deputy director of the activist group, told GGRAsia that the association is not happy with the Health Bureau’s plan to retain smoking lounges in the city’s casinos. The association claims that the decision “goes against” the government’s or
GGRAsia (mo)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:33
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COOPER: Why do we tolerate smoking in Northern Kentucky's workplaces?

It’s no surprise that the American Lung Association gave Kentucky straight Fs in its recent report card. Our state is the worst in the nation for smokers and cancer deaths. It has been that way for a long time.
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:18
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[UK] Doncaster employers asked to help with campaign

A new ‘stop smoking’ campaign involving workplaces across Doncaster and the wider region has been launched. Yorkshire Smokefree’s message is that “stopping smoking is everyone’s business”, within a year-long campaign that targets routine and manual worker
Doncaster Today (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:22
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