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[Canada] BC Ferries reminding smokers that ban takes effect in January

Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:38
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[Australia] These Are The Worst Jobs For Second Hand Smoke

A new Quit survey of workers in Victoria found 1 in every 3 people are passive smoking while inside or outside during work hours....There are also two standout occupations experiencing the brunt of second hand smoke, those working as tradies or hairdress
Triple M radio (au)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:38
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[Asia, India] Survey shows that Jharkhand smokes more, chews less tobacco

To top it all, fewer youths in the age group of 15-17 years in Jharkhand have been found to have addicted to tobacco in the past seven years.
India Today Magazine (in)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:36
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[Asia-pacific] How Smoking Becomes So Cool in Indonesia

This child grows up watching his father smoking and may unconsciously perceive that smoking is cool because the father does it everyday. There is a high chance that the child, especially if he is a boy, be interested to taste that cigarette. Despite the
Global Indonesian Voices (sg)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[UK] Holiday healthcare heroes: ‘I want to reduce the lost years of smokers’

Linda Robinson leads East Coast Community Healthcare’s (ECCH) Stop Smoking team in Great Yarmouth – with the help of her guide dog Arrow. Arrow joins Linda, who has been partially sighted since the removal of a pituitary tumour six years ago, in every e
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:26
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[UK] Crackdown on Bankie adults buying cigarettes for youths

West Dunbartonshire’s trading standards officers are backing the fight to further reduce the proportion of youngsters who smoke. Statistics show 36 young people under age 16 take up smoking every day in Scotland, g
Clydebank Post (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:24
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[Canada] BC Ferries to go smoke-free in the new year

“This new policy supports the health and wellness of our customers and our employees by reducing exposure to second-hand smoke,” said Mark Collins, BC Ferries’President and CEO. “The policy aligns with other transportation services and ensures everyone u
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 6, 2017 20:20
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[Australia] One-in-three Victorians breathe in second-hand smoke while at work, research shows.

Quit Victoria surveyed 4000 workers and found 34 per cent reported passive smoking while inside or outside at work during the course of an average week. Exposure jumped to 45 per cent for tradespeople and hairdressers. "It's really alarming to see such
PerthNow (au)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:33
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[Canada] LETTER: A total ban in public places

I emailed the Premier's office and complained about smokers smoking outside the Prince County Hospital and re-entering the hospital emergency subjecting people to their second hand cigarette smoke. I wanted the proper inspectors to investigate and then c
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:29
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