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[Texas] Time to pass a statewide smoke-free workplace ban

Patchwork system across Texas causes confusion
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 24, 2012 18:53
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[Virginia] Fairfax official targets smoking in the county workforce

His latest idea — forcing county employees who smoke to take classes to help them quit — isn’t gaining much support, either. This is, after all, Virginia . . . But for Hyland (D-Mount Vernon), whose father smoked and died of lung cancer at age 50, all o
Washington Post
added Nov 24, 2012 18:38
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[Texas] Rathbun, Estrada, Trawick, Bui: Smoking ban protects employee health

After going smoke-free, our businesses have saved money on insurance, maintenance and other costs related to secondhand smoke. Most of all, our employees are healthier. We've seen improvements in employee productivity, lower absenteeism and higher employ
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Nov 23, 2012 21:24
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[Alabama] ARCHIBALD: UAB smoking ban doesn't go far enough (updated with poll)

now it has to deal with all those haters with smoke billowing from their ears, with all those old thinker ideas on individual "rights" and "liberties." UAB owes them nothing. In fact, they owe UAB a debt of thanks. UAB is the biggest employer in Alabama
AL.com
added Nov 22, 2012 14:27
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[UK] Boss offers 'sweet breaks' to non-smoking staff

Workers at Leeds firm given perk after CEO discovers smokers get more done after puffing away
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 21, 2012 14:40
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[New Zealand, UK] Smokers face backlash from colleagues

Many UK workers think smokers should be docked pay for excessive cigarette breaks, a survey has found, and the view is supported in the Bay of Plenty.
Bay of Plenty Times (nz)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:40
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Two more tribes go tobacco-free in Southeast Alaska

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) congratulated the Skagway Tribal Council and the Chilkat Indian Village (Klukwan) last week for recently adopting local, comprehensive tobacco-free workplace resolutions. The tribes join 13 Southe
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Nov 19, 2012 18:43
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Japanese firm says no smoking if you want a job

it comes as a big surprise that there is a company here that is being biased about hiring employees who smoke. Apparently Hoshino Resorts is pretty obvious about their opinion on smokers.
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Nov 15, 2012 10:30
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[Alabama] UAB medical agencies to stop hiring tobacco users

UAB Medicine says it's going to quit hiring anyone who uses tobacco starting next year. The system announced Wednesday that its hospitals, clinics and other divisions will no longer hire anyone who smokes or uses smokeless tobacco products after July 1,
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2012 13:21
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[UK] Smoking e-cigarettes at work ignites row

But the rise in popularity of electronic cigarettes is leaving businesses with something of a dilemma: it does not break the law, but should it be allowed? Workplaces across the UK are starting to ban staff from using them, including NHS Fife and Blackb
BBC Online
added Nov 13, 2012 09:47
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