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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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[Oregon] County to propose new smoking ordinance

Tillamook County Commissioner Bill Baertlein has spearheaded the proposed ordinance in an attempt to update existing county smoking ordinances to be more in line with the modern view of tobacco use and the workplace. The revisions would negate and repla
Tillamook (OR) Headlight Herald
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52
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[Georgia] Beaufort Bans Smoking On All County Property, Offers Help To Employees

Beaufort County will officially be smoke-free as of March 1st, banning smoking on all county properties such as Technical College of the Lowcountry and Beaufort Memorial Hospital. “This is an environment for everybody… that’s why I think we should make
WSAV NBC Channel 3 (Savannah, GA)
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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How Japanese firms are dealing with smokers

Companies in Japan are going to great lengths to help their staff quit smoking, implementing HR programmes such as smoke break flags, fines, and ‘smokebusters’ committees. A recent mandate issued by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare said th
Human Resources Director (HRD) (sg)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06
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Some Japanese firms way ahead in making 'no smoking' the norm before 2020

With 6 percent of employees at Pfizer Japan still smoking, the company has released a "zero smokers final declaration," in which it states its aim to have no smokers among its ranks by 2020. The declaration is printed on badges that visitors wear when the
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 5, 2017 15:12
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[UK] Bedford lost £14m last year due to smoking breaks

But the biggest cost to the economy is not early deaths (£8.79million), smoking-
related disease (£4.25million) or lost productivity because of sick days (£2.48million)... Instead the big cost is from people taking smoking breaks – reckoned to have cost B
Bedford Today (Times & Citizen) (uk)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:13
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