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Philip Morris

OSHA Smoking Regulations

Date: 13 Sep 1995
Length: 3 pages
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American Lung Assn of Ks
OSHA, Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Philip Morris
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Keller, J.
Tyson, P.
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© OSHA Smoking regulations/00:00/09-13-9b A law proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration would put new regulations on smoking... and one lawyer representing Philip Morris is strongly opposed to the measure. Attorney Patrick Tyson says the Indoor Air Quality act would not allow employees to work where smoking was taking place, therefore, banning smoking even in restaurants. Cart # 21 "different venues." :22 0 But Judy Keller, the executive director of the American Lung Association of Kansas says the measure would not ban smoking. Cart # 21 "ventilation system." :1 1 An announcement on the proposal is expected in October. N O V N W O O w N
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8 OSHA Smoking regulations/00:00/09-13-95 A measure to restrict smoking in the workplace is in the preliminary stages, but one tobacco company is already fighting it. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is expected to act within a year on the proposed Indoor Air Quality Act. Attorney Patrick Tyson, represents Philip Morris and says the act would ban smoking in the workplace, even in restaurants, therefore lawsuits will follow. (6 Cart # 9 "crowd." :24 American Lung Association spokesperson Judy Keller says the measure won't ban smoking, but will simply require better ventilation in the workplace. Cart # 9 "done." :18 Keller says several cities in Kansas have successfully increased smoking restrictions. W ~ w W
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0 OSHA Smoking regulations/00:00/09-13-95 A proposed regulation on smoking has one tobacco company ready to fight. Philip Morris has hired attorney Patrick Tyson to fight against the Indoor Air Quality Act created by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Tyson says the regulations would ban smoking from businesses including restaurants and therefore cause them major financial loss. Cart # 10 "effect." :20 0 However, Judy Keller, spokesperson for the American Lung Association of Kansas says the measure would only require better ventilation systems in businesses, not a ban. Cart # 10 "been done." :18 OSHA is expected to act on the plan in the next year. N O -4 N W 01 t0 ~

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