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[West Virginia] Returning smokers disappoint president

HAMLIN - The president of the Lincoln County Commission recently expressed his dismay and disappointment at the return of smokers along the main public access ramp to the county courthouse. Commission President Charles McCann was speaking at the Thursday,
Lincoln (WV) Journal
added Oct 19, 2012 03:06
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The War on Smoking expands to the job market

Very likely, the offensive nature of smoking is what has become its downfall. Many non-smokers hate cigarettes, and with major moves that make smoking as cumbersome as it is harmful, the future for tobacco users looks more grim than ever.
Examiner.com (National)
added Oct 16, 2012 02:02
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[Ohio] Barry D. Edney v. Life Ambulance Service, Inc. et al. (PDF)

Appellant claimed that he began coughing and wheezing and became short of breath after being exposed to secondhand smoke from coworkers who were smoking in the workplace. . . . Appellant's claim sought compensation for a condition of chest pain. Appellee
Supreme Court of Ohio
added Oct 16, 2012 01:25
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Wilmington May Ban Smoking For City Employees

The city is proposing a smoking ban that prohibits its nearly 200 employees from smoking or using tobacco products while on the clock, according to StarNews of Wilmington. The proposed ban is set to start in 2014.
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Oct 14, 2012 03:12
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[Australia] Smoking miner triggers safety warning

The discovery of a person smoking underground in a Queensland coal mine has fuelled calls for resource companies and unions to step up their safety efforts.
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Oct 12, 2012 10:45
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[Australia] Smoking miner triggers safety warning

The discovery of a person smoking underground in a Queensland coal mine has fuelled calls for resource companies and unions to step up their safety efforts.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 12, 2012 08:37
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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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