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[UK] E-cigarettes: heating up in the workplace

The following problems can arise if work environment policies fail to make an employer's position on e-cigarettes clear: grievances and/or constructive dismissal claims from employees who object to their colleagues' use of e-cigarettes; grievances and
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 16:15

GLANTZ: What to do about the fact that e-cig use among kids is exploding

Given that meaningful regulation of e-cigarettes by the FDA is years away, what should we do about it? Include e-cigarettes in clean indoor air laws. / E-cigarettes should be included in all tobacco control media campaigns. / Tax e-cigarettes at levels
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:59

University of South Alabama sets date to become smoke-free

on August 1, according to school officials. The ban on tobacco is a result of unanimous approval from the university's Wellness Initiatives Committee as well as input from students and staff from a survey administered in late 2014.
Mobile (AL) Press-Register
added Apr 17, 2015 15:44

[New Jersey] E-cigarette use triples among teenagers, feds say

This finding should “raise alarm bells for parents and educators,” said Mitch Zeller...The threefold increase is “astounding and concerning,” he said.... “All the good news is being threatened by the bad news of this dramatic use of electronic cigarettes
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Apr 17, 2015 12:19

[Mid-east] “Fighting a Hurricane”: Tobacco Industry Efforts to Counter the Perceived Threat of Islam

the industry framed antismoking views in Islamic countries as fundamentalist and fanatical and attempted to recruit Islamic consultants to portray smoking as acceptable. Tobacco industry lawyers also helped develop theological arguments in favor of smokin
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:12

[Arizona] Anti-smoking group's goal: Don't smoke in the car

If you're smoking in the car with a minor, you could pay a fine. That's what the Kingman Youth Coalition Beating Up Teen Tobacco (KYCBUTT) will be pursuing at the next City Council meeting on Tuesday. The group is asking the council to enact an ordinanc
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Apr 17, 2015 12:00

[UK] Vote over future of smoking in China goes to a show of hands ($$)

China has shattered its greatest political taboo and decided to resolve the crisis with a free democratic vote. The poll presents a country that is home to a quarter of the world’s smokers with a simple choice of three government-approved hand gestures th
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 11:02
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[Asia, Bangladesh] New law bans smoking even in private offices

With the amended tobacco control law defining all indoor work places as 'public place', smoking is not possible even in private office buildings. More than 45 percent people either smoke or chew tobacco in Bangladesh, making it one of the top five count (bd)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:49

[California] S.F. picked as lead city in effort in ban chewing tobacco at MLB stadiums

Out of the park: The Giants’ home opener at AT&T Park wasn’t just about baseball — it was also the leadoff event for advocates hoping to ban chewing tobacco at Major League Baseball stadiums.
San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added Apr 16, 2015 13:30

[Australia] Risdon prisoners mixing nicotine patches with tea leaves to beat smoking ban, former inmate says

But former inmate Chris Burrell said the ban was far from effective, and prisoners were going to great lengths to smoke any substance they could get their hands on. "I was boiling up nicotine patches and mixing them with tea leaves and smoking those,"
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:27
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