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Russia outlaws smoking in all public places

smoking will soon be banned: - In cafes, bars, restaurants and other catering places; - At workplaces and in office buildings; - On beaches; - In long-distance trains, aircraft and long-distance passenger vessels. - At airports, bus stations, sea and
Pravda Online
added Feb 13, 2013 12:40

[Tennessee, Virginia] Va.-Tenn. health care system to stop hiring tobacco users, says it’s to set good example

Media outlets report that Mountain States Health Alliance announced the new policy Wednesday. It’s effective March 1.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2013 23:32

[UK] Cleankill Environmental Services driver fined for not showing 'No Smoking' sticker

A VAN driver working for a Kenley-based pest controller has been fined for not displaying a 'No Smoking' sticker on his new vehicle. Freddie Beasley, 28, from Cleankill Environmental Services, had just picked up the van from a garage when he was pulled
This Is Croydon Today (Croydon Advertiser/The Post) (uk)
added Feb 10, 2013 20:43

[Australia] Government could control taste of cigarettes, raise taxes in battle against smoking

THE flavour and ingredients of cigarettes would be regulated, smoking in movies controlled and the cost of tobacco would sky-rocket under a radical Government blueprint to stop one million Australians smoking. The five-year war on smoking would also see
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:02

Missouri House Republicans consider smoking provisions

The Missouri House continues to inch toward restrictions on smoking in the Capitol. Though it's unclear what impact, if any, the anti-smoking efforts will have on lawmakers. The House Accounts and Administration Committee this week heard of the Majority
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 8, 2013 14:55

[Pennsylvania] Pa. man charged with risking catastrophe for allegedly smoking cigarette in coal mine

Pennsylvania prosecutors say a coal miner risked a catastrophe and the lives of his co-workers by smoking a cigarette inside a mine. The state attorney general's office on Thursday announced charges against 51-year-old Donald Adams Jr. of Spraggs for the
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 8, 2013 12:51

[Macau] Casino workers call for strict smoking-ban enforcement

A casino workers’ group met with Labor Affairs Bureau (DSAL) director Wong Chi Hong yesterday, during which they asked for stricter enforcement efforts on the smoking-ban imposed on all casinos from the beginning of this year, and to give double or triple
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 8, 2013 12:38

[Pennsylvania] Coal miner charged with smoking in the mine

A coal miner was charged Thursday with risking a catastrophe and the lives of his co-workers by smoking a cigarette inside a mine. The state Attorney General's Office filed charges against Donald D. Adams Jr. for an August incident inside the Emerald Min
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Feb 8, 2013 12:16

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Another reason to quit smoking

And it would be no surprise that, privately, an employer might consider a smoker a liability. Smoking costs the state an average of $1.9 billion in lost productivity and more than $3 billion in medical expenses annually, according to the U.S. Centers for
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 7, 2013 09:44

[Massachusetts] Are companies' 'No Smoking' policies turning into 'no smokers need apply'?

More and more Massachusetts employers, worried about health-care costs, sick days and perhaps emboldened by a buyers market for labor, are looking into excluding smokers from their pools of job applicants, said Thomas Jones, vice president of the employe
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 4, 2013 13:35
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