|Date: ||Fri, 29 Aug 2008 11:33:07 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||Don Henderson <donaldjhenderson@HOTMAIL.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Don Henderson <donaldjhenderson@HOTMAIL.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: Rockville MD|
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A birdie has asked me to post this:
This press release explains why tobacco products are
not allowed on SAS-owned properties:
Specifically: "In 2007, SAS is taking one more step by
prohibiting the use of tobacco products in any of its
offices or company-owned vehicles in the US or anywhere
on the Cary, NC headquarters campus."
To which I would add that there are also state laws that govern here as
From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Kevin
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2008 11:06 AM
Subject: Re: Rockville MD
On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 07:51:23 -0700, Terry del Fuego
>Were I a difficult person trying to start a fight on a Friday before a
>long weekend (in the USA), I'd ask an annoyingly loaded question along
>the lines of "How many outraged smokers have cheerfully submitted to
>employment-related bodily fluid tests designed to disclose other
>politically unpopular off-duty activities?"
>Fortunately, I'm far too nice to actually ask something like that.
I am not. I don't enjoy taking liberties, removing the right to vote for
felony convictions in 37 states, nor paying excessive taxes to investigate,
prosecute, and incarcerate non-violent offenders.
In addition, abundant evidence exist or suggest that some addictions have
geneic components, i.e. its a medical not legal issue.
Smoking is a complex field of study, but very important. It is a leading
cause of preventable death and morbidity in the world.
Again SI and hotels are private companies and have some latitude with their