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Health panel approves bill to limit employee exposure to surgical smoke

TRENTON, N.J. – Recognizing the health consequences of surgical smoke exposure, an Assembly panel passed a bill sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz on Thursday to require smoke evacuation systems in operating rooms.  “Our health care professionals deserve a truly smoke-free workplace,” Munoz (R-Union) said. “No one should have to...

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