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Smoky nightclub discriminated against woman with asthma

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: (Published 11 October 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:899
  1. Simon Chapman
  1. Sydney

    The Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission has ruled that a woman with asthma was subjected to unfair discrimination when attending a nightclub that allowed smoking.

    A day later the tobacco industry suffered yet another blow when the New South Wales government's Workcover Authority issued Sydney's only legal casino with an order to “eliminate the risk of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke …

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