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[Pennsylvania] The Ethics of Not Hiring Smokers

focus on whether candidates meet the job requirements; then they should provide genuine support to employees who wish to quit smoking. And health care organizations in particular should show compassion for their workers. This approach may even be a win–wi
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 28, 2013 12:36
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[Pennsylvania] To hire or not to hire smokers? A medical journal faceoff

In dueling commentaries in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine, top ethicists and behavioral economists debate the growing trend toward policies that ban the hiring of smokers - most recently by their own employer, the University of Pennsylva
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Mar 28, 2013 12:26
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[Ohio] Conflicts and Compromises in Not Hiring Smokers

We know that many companies will want merely to continue their current level of anti-tobacco efforts, but given the threats that tobacco presents to our communities and institutions, we believe it's time to climb another rung on the ladder.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 28, 2013 10:53
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[Texas] Texans want a smoke-free workplace, new survey shows

According to the Smoke-Free Texas coalition, 74 percent of Texas voters polled by Baselice & Associates favor a proposed statewide law that would eliminate smoking in all indoor workplaces, including public buildings, offices, restaurants and bars.
San Antonio (TX) Business Journal
added Mar 27, 2013 05:57
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[India] Smoke prohibition at work leads to smokefree homes

Adults in India are more likely to abstain from smoking at home if they are prohibited from smoking at work, a new study has found. According to data from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey India, 2009/2010, 64 percent of adults who work in smokefree envi
Times of India
added Mar 26, 2013 14:07
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Companies Get Strict on Health of Workers

CVS Caremark, the large drugstore chain and pharmacy benefit manager, recently said it would require ... that smokers try to quit. Several other major employers, including PepsiCo and Wal-Mart, have also adopted such policies.
New York Times
added Mar 26, 2013 03:35
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Association between smoke-free workplace and second-hand smoke exposure at home in India

Implementation of smoke-free legislation in India was associated with a higher proportion of adults reporting a smoke-free home. These findings further strengthen the case for accelerated implementation of Article 8 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2013 17:17
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Smokefree workplaces linked to smokefree homes in India

Adults in India are substantially more likely to abstain from smoking at home if they are prohibited from smoking at work, a new study has found. According to data from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey India, 2009/2010, 64 per cent of adults who work in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 25, 2013 17:15
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A new CVS wellness program raises privacy concerns

When nationwide pharmacy chain CVS Caremark Corp announced last week that its employees must submit to a medical exam or pay a $600 annual fine, some critics raised privacy concerns.
Thomson Reuters
added Mar 25, 2013 12:58
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Association between smoke-free workplace and second-hand smoke exposure at home in India

Implementation of smoke-free legislation in India was associated with a higher proportion of adults reporting a smoke-free home. These findings further strengthen the case for accelerated implementation of Article 8 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Mar 24, 2013 10:56
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