Category: Discrimination

Tobacco-user Surcharges Becoming Popular with Employers

Tobacco-user Surcharges Becoming Popular with Employers

If you are employed and are a smoker, you might discover your boss has found another way to pick your pockets. A growing number of employers are requiring workers who use tobacco to pay...

Exchange Your Cigarettes with Marijuana and Crack Cocaine

Exchange Your Cigarettes with Marijuana and Crack Cocaine

Good news for pot and cocaine smokers… under the Obamacare health insurance company bailout plan, health insurance companies cannot penalize you with higher premiums. Now, if you smoke cigarettes, it’s a different story… they...

You’re Fired!

You’re Fired!

General Electric Co. the biggest U.S. conglomerate has joined drug maker Abbott Laboratories Inc., lawn care products maker Scott’s Miracle-Gro Co. and other companies that prohibit their employees from smoking on the job, both...

Smokers are not worthy of common courtesy

Smokers are not worthy of common courtesy

Denormalization refers to efforts to force smokers to quit by branding them as a sub-human, nicotine addicted species, unworthy of common courtesy or consideration. It started with smoking bans; first on commercial flights, then...

Another Legal Challenge to Omaha’s Smoking Ban

Another Legal Challenge to Omaha’s Smoking Ban

An Omaha pool hall has joined the fight to stop Omaha’s smoking ban. Big John’s Billiards filed a lawsuit asking a district court judge to overturn the smoking ban. Attorneys for the business owners...

California bans smoking in apartments

California bans smoking in apartments

The California Senate recently passed a proposal to ban smoking in apartments. The proposal would allow landlords to prohibit smoking in apartment buildings they own to protect nonsmoking tenants from second hand smoke, according...

Florida County Discriminates in Hiring Practices in Government Jobs

Florida County Discriminates in Hiring Practices in Government Jobs

Citing concerns of the high price of freedom in America, Sarasota County, Florida recently instituted their fascist tobacco-free hiring policy for all new job applicants. The policy requires everyone applying for a job with...

Fire Your Employees For Not Smoking

Fire Your Employees For Not Smoking

Now, why didn’t I think of that? What a great idea. We’ve seen companies fire employees because they choose to smoke and we’ve seen companies discriminate against smokers and not hire them… now it...

Stop the anti-smoking Nazi’s

Stop the anti-smoking Nazi’s

On December 5th, 1933 the 18th Amendement to the U.S. Constitution (thats Prohibition folks!)was repealled. Everybody celebrate!!! Today, you might be able to have a drink legally, but it’s illegal to light up that...