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[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Ban e-cigarettes inside workplaces

In this case, given what we do and don’t know, it’s better to ban them from indoor workplaces until we find out whether they’re safe for those who are around users.
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 31, 2014 02:53
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How e-cigarette companies are quietly winning the war on regulation

by successfully lobbying state legislatures to exclude them from tobacco control laws. Public health officials and smoke-free advocates say industry-sponsored bills have the veneer of public health—with provisions about banning sales to minors—but avoid
Vox Media
added Jul 31, 2014 02:31
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DeMERS: Can You Fire Employees Who Smoke?

Even if you live in a state where smokers can be dismissed, creating an environment where you encourage smokers to curtail the habit is far more productive than prohibiting it altogether.
Forbes
added Jul 31, 2014 00:40
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[Africa, South Africa] Avis bans smoking in cars

"...Customers can rest assure that Avis will always try harder and ensure that all vehicles are kept clean and of a high standard,” says Keith Rankin Avis Chief Executive, Southern Africa.
iafrica.com
added Jul 30, 2014 16:32
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes face blanket ban on hospital grounds

SCOTTISH health boards' policy on the issue of smoking in hospital grounds was thrown into confusion last night after it emerged e-cigarettes could be part of a blanket ban. Health boards are currently pressing ahead with their efforts to meet a Scottis
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 30, 2014 06:46
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Americans Favor Ban on Smoking in Public, but Not Total Ban

A majority of Americans, 56%, are in favor of making smoking in public places illegal. This is in line with what Gallup has measured since 2011. By contrast, until 2008, Gallup found most Americans were opposed to a ban on smoking in public places, with a
Gallup Organization
added Jul 30, 2014 06:24
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam's nascent anti-smoking laws flouted by public, manufacturers

“The packs without the scary images sell for between 20-50 percent more,”...She more or less confirmed rumors that cigarette companies produced a surplus of image-free packaging during the transition period.Given the enormous profits at stake, tobacco com
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Jul 30, 2014 05:41
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[Canada] Gasping for a solution to Hamilton's murky smoking bylaws

they are constantly surrounded by their neighbour’s smoke, which seeps up through the floorboards and vents. ... The laws around smoking in multi-unit buildings (both public housing and private properties) are murky and often misunderstood by even the lan
Metro (ca)
added Jul 30, 2014 05:36
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[Indiana] IND. DECISIONS - "ACS CAN: MARION COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT UPHOLDS INDY’S SMOKE-FREE ORDINANCE"

On Friday, July 25, the Marion County Superior Court upheld Indianapolis’ smoke-free ordinance, challenged on the basis of exempting one off-track betting facility. The court ruled the city’s ordinance does not violate the Equal Privileges and Immunities
Indiana Law Blog
added Jul 29, 2014 16:10
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[Kentucky] Anti-smoking tour kicks off in Ashland

Roger Cline understands that smoking isn’t the only cause of lung cancer, but based on their physician’s professional opinion and Cline’s knowledge of his wife’s workplace, he is convinced that cigarettes killed her. It was a tobacco-free building but s
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 15:55
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