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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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[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional takes aim at tobacco

Hospital bans use on property, won’t hire smokers
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Oct 7, 2012 21:54
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[Pennsylvania] Altoona Regional Health Systems to reject smokers who apply

If you smoke, we don't want you. That's what Altoona Regional Health System is telling job applicants. Starting Jan. 1, the health system is going completely tobacco free.
WJAC-TV NBC 6 (Johnstown, PA)
added Oct 6, 2012 04:40
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