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“Strong Tobacco Prevention” Needed to Save Nebraskan Lives

Nov 21, 14 “Strong Tobacco Prevention” Needed to Save Nebraskan Lives

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The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Nebraska residents by passing strong tobacco prevention and control legislation. See the full story at KOLNKGIN – Home – Headlines

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California tobacco tax backers unveil new campaign – Sacramento Bee

Nov 21, 14 California tobacco tax backers unveil new campaign – Sacramento Bee

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Sacramento Bee California tobacco tax backers unveil new campaignSacramento BeeBackers also argued that the cost of treating tobacco-related illness is burdening California’s public health system. Terry Brennand of the Service Employees International Union, whose members include nurses and other health care workers, pegged...

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Kentucky state property goes tobacco-free – WHAS 11.com (subscription)

Nov 21, 14 Kentucky state property goes tobacco-free – WHAS 11.com (subscription)

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WKRC TV Cincinnati Kentucky state property goes tobacco-freeWHAS 11.com (subscription)(AP) – Kentucky state property is going cold turkey on Great American Smokeout day, ending the use of all tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on executive branch state property Thursday. Executive branch buildings were already...

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Smokers, Tobacco Users Won’t Be Hired By Centura Health – CBS Local

Nov 21, 14 Smokers, Tobacco Users Won’t Be Hired By Centura Health – CBS Local

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KSDK Smokers, Tobacco Users Won’t Be Hired By Centura HealthCBS LocalDENVER (CBS4)- Centura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year. The healthcare company said it’s part of their efforts to enhance its smoke/tobacco-free workplace policy in both Colorado and Kansas. “We...

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Plaintiff awarded $21 million by Engle progeny jury

Nov 21, 14 Plaintiff awarded $21 million by Engle progeny jury

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After more than two days of deliberations, a jury has awarded Diane Schleider $21 million in her Engle progeny wrongful death suit against tobacco manufacturer R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, according to a Courtroom View Network (CVN) story.   In giving its verdict, which rejected a claim for punitive damages, the jury apportioned 70...

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University of Missouri health system won’t hire tobacco users – fox2now.com

Nov 21, 14 University of Missouri health system won’t hire tobacco users – fox2now.com

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University of Missouri health system won’t hire tobacco usersfox2now.comCOLUMBIA, MO (AP) – The University of Missouri Health Care system is snuffing out tobacco users as future employees. The Columbia-based health system on Thursday announced a new hiring policy that bans nicotine users, including those who prefer …...

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