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[Minnesota] No smoking, 3M style

There's just one week left of smoking on the massive Twin Cities campus. Employees will have to get in the car and drive somewhere to smoke at the first of the year. We're interested in hearing from smokers on the campus. What's your plan?
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Dec 26, 2012 21:06

Smoking: A Drag for Job Applicants?

But Cobb wonders how far hospitals and other employers will push the line. “Irrespective of smoking, is this something that firms should be dictating or legislating?” he asks. “I’m assuming part of the goal is to lower insurance costs, but what about peo
Time Magazine Blogs
added Dec 26, 2012 01:33

3 former smokers win Indiana 'Quit Now' contest

Indiana's health commissioner is splitting $5,000 among three former smokers in reward for their quitting smoking. Mary Stackhouse of Kokomo won $2,500, Sean Terrell of Jasonville won $1,500 and Carla Reel of Lafayette won $1,000 for not smoking in Octob
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 24, 2012 17:10

Arkansas hospital taking stand against hiring tobacco users

Cigarettes, dip, cigars and even electronic cigarettes are things that could keep you out of the running. A Baptist Health official told us today it's happy to be the first Little Rock hospital to take an anti-tobacco stand against its job applicants.
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Dec 20, 2012 14:38

[Guam] New policy bans smoking for new Public Health hires

KUAM (gu)
added Dec 19, 2012 03:22

[Guam] Public Health says no to smokers

Effective immediately, the Department of Public Health and Social Services will not hire people who smoke.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Dec 18, 2012 14:56

[Michigan] Hospital: Smokers, tobacco users need not apply

your chances of getting a job at Mercy Memorial Hospital System might be going up in smoke. Following the lead of other health care facilities, MMHS has decided to hire only employees who declare they are “nicotine-free.”
Monroe (MI) Evening News
added Dec 15, 2012 21:39

[Indonesia] Caught Smoking, TKD Will Be Revoked!

Jakarta Vice Governor, Basuki T Purnama threatened to revoke the Regional Work Benefit (TKD) of governmental employees who smoke at the office. The policy is slated to be included in Government Rule No 50 the year of 2012 about No Smoking Area (KDM). (Jakarta Provincial Government) (id)
added Dec 11, 2012 08:06

[Virginia] Fairfax can force employees into quit-smoking classes

Fairfax County can legally force its employees to enroll in classes that help them stop smoking, the county's attorney said. County Attorney David Bobzien offered that finding to the County Board of Supervisors, whose members wanted to know whether they
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Dec 10, 2012 15:13

[Delaware] LETTER: County official sending wrong smoking message

I couldn't believe my eyes when reading the front page announcing, "In a puff, county smoking restriction is gone." This decision by New Castle County official David Grimaldi concerns me. Unlike Mr. Grimaldi, I have never seen a study that shows that sm
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Dec 10, 2012 03:04
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