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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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[Canada] Smokers Need Not Apply

One local company has taken that a step further. Ottawa-based Momentous Corporation says it will only hire people who don't smoke. It's a growing trend with companies in the United States. It's starting to take catch on here. The company says it save t
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 19, 2013 03:21
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[Canada] Businesses only employing non-smokers in growing trend

An increasing number of businesses, including Ottawa-based Momentous Corp., stipulate “non-smokers only” on their job postings. “Everyone knows smoking kills you and we prefer to work with very intelligent people who aren't choosing to kill themselves w
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 18, 2013 05:02
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Workzone: How far can business go in restricting smokers?

"You can't discriminate against people who are over 40, people who are black or people who are gay. But there are no protections for smokers." However, he said there are two potential problems with companies having an overt policy against hiring smokers.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 17, 2013 11:15
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[Maine] Cape Elizabeth bans ‘filthy, vile habit’ of chew tobacco for town employees at work

Chewing tobacco is now outlawed for town employees during work, after complaints it is a “filthy, vile habit.” Under the ban, town employees can no longer chew tobacco in town-owned vehicles or buildings. Visitors are also barred from chewing in town bui
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Mar 14, 2013 15:04
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[Maine] Chewing tobacco on the job now forbidden for Cape Elizabeth town workers

Chewing tobacco is now outlawed for town employees during work, after complaints it is a "filthy, vile habit." Under the ban, town employees can no longer chew tobacco in town-owned vehicles or buildings. Visitors are also barred from chewing in town bui
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Mar 14, 2013 06:56
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