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[Tennessee] City to consider new tobacco policy

The finance committee for the city of Dyersburg has recommended changes to the city's tobacco policies in the hopes that employees will actively pursue a healthier lifestyle.
Dyersburg (TN) State Gazette
added Jun 22, 2012 09:17

[South Africa] 'Nico-Nazi' smoking law

An independent non-profit policy organisation has urged the public to submit last minute comments on what it calls government’s “elitist” and “nico-Nazi” smoking laws. . . . said Leon Louw, executive director for The Free Market Foundation.
The Citizen (za)
added Jun 18, 2012 21:58

[South Africa] Move to ban smoking at all workplaces

Free Market Foundation executive director Leon Louw says the government’s latest proposals for restricting smoking in public places and the use of tobacco products are ‘unrealistic and elitist’
Business Day (za)
added Jun 15, 2012 14:03

[North Dakota] Linton favors smoking ban

Residents of the south central North Dakota city of Linton favor a workplace smoking ban in the city.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Jun 14, 2012 20:28

[Philippines] Baldoz bans smoking in DOLE offices

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Thursday ordered regional offices and attached agencies of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to strictly implement a cigarette smoke-free environment in their offices, citing the Philippines’s firm commitme
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jun 14, 2012 19:26

[Michigan] Detroit Medical Center will no longer hire smokers as of July 1

The Detroit Medical Center will stop hiring job applicants who smoke or chew tobacco starting July 1, the health system said Wednesday.
Detroit (MI) News
added Jun 14, 2012 12:46

[North Dakota] Anti-tobacco group to push indoor smoking ban

An anti-tobacco group wants to put an initiative on North Dakota's ballot to ban smoking in all indoor work places.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 13, 2012 18:28

[Pennsylvania] Monroe County Correctional Facility won't hire any smokers

New policy aims to curb health costs
Pocono Record
added Jun 13, 2012 11:18

Court Upholds Ohio Smoke Free Workplace Law

"The goal of this legislation is to protect the health of the workers and other citizens of Ohio," the court concluded. "It does so by regulating proprietors of public places and places of employment in a minimally invasive way. We therefore hold that the
BLR - Business and Legal Reports
added Jun 13, 2012 11:15

[Texas, Wyoming] Fort Worth joined Casper in debating merits of smoking bans

We learned that Fort Worth residents have recently been caught up in their own smoking ban controversy that at times made Casper's reaction seem rather tame by comparison.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Jun 10, 2012 12:31
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