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Truckers Tripped Up by Workplace Smoking Rules

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Truckers Tripped Up by Workplace Smoking Rules

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Truckers Tripped Up by Workplace Smoking Rules

Truckers Tripped Up by Workplace Smoking Rules

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Ohio voters approved a statewide smoking ban in November that included a ban on lighting up in the workplace. It's now being interpreted as applying to the "workplaces" of Ohio truckers. Since many truckers smoke, the industry claims 40 percent or more, the potential impact is big.

Bill Cohen of Ohio Public Radio reports.

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