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When a business goes smoke-free, it improves the health of all workers. Health-care and operational costs go down, while productivity increases due to less absenteeism and improved overall morale.
Jul 18, 2018 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:19
Is this the end of smoko breaks? Cigarette habit costs Australia $388billion as Malcolm Turnbull backs bosses' right to pay people 'to work, not to smoke'
Smokers take more breaks, are absent more and die earlier, study claimed / There have been calls to ban smoking at work in the wake of the research / The PM appeared to support bosses' right to tell employees not to smoke
Jul 17, 2018 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:40
Gottlieb also said his agency would release two guidance documents on the toxicology of e-cigarettes and on possible standards to evaluate smoking cessation products. Both should lay out a framework to study new drugs in these areas, he said, adding tha
Jul 17, 2018 Politico
added Jul 19, 2018 00:52
YORK MP Rachael Maskell has branded the treatment of smokers in York as “incredibly judgemental” after a national charity said GPs have been asked not to prescribe stop smoking medications. A report by the British Lung Foundation said support to help sm
Jul 17, 2018 York Press (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:42
Even buildings that strictly enforce bans on indoor smoking may never be smoke-free. A new study shows that “thirdhand smoke” — the type that sticks to surfaces — can end up indoors, even in supposedly smoke-free spaces.
Jul 17, 2018 Science News for Students
added Jul 18, 2018 00:40
Jul 17, 2018 PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 00:27
This is my second trip to China after taking office as WHO Director-General. I’m delighted to be here at this very special and important event. As we all know, the tobacco epidemic takes a huge toll on China. China has one-third of the world’s smokers,
Jul 16, 2018 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2018 01:43
The bottom line: Smokers who used e-cigarettes quit smoking at half the rate of smokers who did not use e-cigarettes (9.4% among e-cig users vs. 18.9% among those who didn’t). The kind of product and intensity of use did not affect the results, nor did
Jul 16, 2018 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
The study was published in the European Respiratory Journal, and found that e-cigarette vapor may increase the risk of pneumonia infections. This is in addition to the other dangers found in previous studies, including risks associated with the other che
Jul 16, 2018 The Legal Examiner
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
E-cigarette adverts and children’s perceptions of tobacco smoking harms: an experimental study and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]
Conclusions This study adds to existing evidence that exposure to e-cigarette adverts reduces children’s perceptions of the harm of occasional tobacco smoking.
Jul 16, 2018 British Medical Journal
added Jul 18, 2018 02:39