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[USA] China, US launch smoke-free workplace campaign

Chinese and US health authorities on Friday launched a joint program to promote 100-percent smoke-free workplaces in order to protect employees from the negative health effects of tobacco use.
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 7, 2012 11:28
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[Ohio] Euclid implements 'tobacco free workplace' policy

Beginning in November, the City of Euclid will implement a new "Tobacco Free Workplace" policy at all city facilities. The policy goes into effect on November 15-the day of the annual Great American Smokeout.
WKYC-TV NBC 3 (Cleveland, OH)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:27
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[Philippines] WV hospitals bat for smoke-free, healthy workplaces

Fourteen government and private hospitals in Region 6 committed to implement smoke-free and healthy work places in their respective localities.
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:26
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Employers May Avoid Hiring Smokers as Health Care Reform Kicks In

Although companies won't be required to provide health insurance that meets the law's various requirements until 2014, a growing number of U.S. companies are starting to treat certain employees differently. Under a provision of the ACA, smokers can be ch
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Sep 6, 2012 06:51
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[California] RIVERSIDE COUNTY: No “vaping” in county buildings

The use of electronic cigarettes will not be allowed inside Riverside County-owned buildings after supervisors changed the county’s no-smoking policy Tuesday, Aug. 28.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Sep 3, 2012 09:33
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[UK] NEW TOBACCO RULES - IN FORCE THIS SATURDAY - 1 SEPTEMBER 2012

This final release summarises the key changes under the Tobacco Control Ordinance and reminds the public of the new rules introduced on Saturday. The new Tobacco Control Ordinance will ban smoking in public premises and workplaces, and in vehicles acces
South Atlantic Remote Territories Media Association (SARTMA) (fk)
added Sep 1, 2012 11:29
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[Ohio] Bay Village to only hire tobacco-free workers, bans smoking outside of municipal buildings

Future employees will be tested for nicotine
WEWS NewsNet5 (Cleveland, OH)
added Aug 29, 2012 21:24
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Malaysians 'okay' with workplace smoking

In the survey conducted by online recruitment company, JobStreet.com, 78% of 988 respondents said that many colleagues smoke around them, and more than half agreed that it does not bother them. Additionally, 54% of respondents were in the opinion that s
Sun Daily (my)
added Aug 28, 2012 08:28
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[Indiana] Lawmakers Could Revisit Smoking's Effect On Insurance Rates

One idea that has been floated is allowing employers to charge higher insurance premiums or co-pays for people who smoke or have other unhealthy habits. Indiana AFL-CIO President Nancy Guyott says the union would fight that idea if it is proposed. She wa
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Aug 28, 2012 08:23
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Smoking Jobseekers Discriminated in Bulgaria

Dozens of smokers applying for a job complain that they have been turned down because of their “vice.”
Standart News (bg)
added Aug 25, 2012 05:17
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