All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ban on smoking’

Majority Supports Banning Smoking in Vehicles Kids are in

In many places across the U.S., cigarette smokers are relegated to the outdoors and their own property. A new public health movement, however, is now looking to protect children from second hand smoke in cars. A new poll conducted by the University of Michigan Health System has shown that 82% of American adults support a ban on smoking in vehicles …

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Hospitals Refusing to Hire Smokers a Growing Trend

As of July 1, two Philadelphia hospitals, the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, will join dozens of healthcare systems nationwide in refusing to hire smokers. The move has generated criticism from many quarters. Civil liberties activists have protested the intrusion into personal affairs and have theorized that the practice could force smokers to go to …

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