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[UK-Scotland] Union hits out at council´s new staff smoking ban

A union has hit out after a local authority banned its staff from smoking or vaping during working hours. The Evening Telegraph reports Dundee City Council’s new rule applies when employees are outside, travelling between offices and on tea breaks. It
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 5, 2018 18:14

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers, take note: No lighting up in restaurants come Jan 1 next year

Come January 1 next year, there will be a smoking ban in all restaurants throughout the country, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng confirmed today. Lim made the announcement while tabling the Budget 2019.
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04

Son of former military attache of Italian embassy in Russia attacks movie actor Strakhov

The actor was walking home through the courtyard and saw Alexander smoking at the entrance to the medical center. Strakhov asked Alexander to put out his cigarette, but the latter ignored the request, for which was rebuked. During the verbal argument, St
Crime Russia (hk)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:50

[UK-Scotland] Workers face cigarette break ban under anti-smoking plan

Employees of a Scottish council have been banned from lighting up during the working day under a new anti-smoking strategy. Dundee City Council said its revised smoking policy would encourage staff to quit and reduce the number of adult “role models” se
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:38

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Employment office refuses to specify jobs in health sector are only for nonsmokers

A request by a health organization to specify that its job openings for nurses and related occupations are limited to nonsmokers was declined by a local public employment agency after it deemed smoking "a matter of personal choice."
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:08

[North Carolina] Tobacco-free parks proposal up for debate in Greenville

The City Council will consider a new ordinance to ban all tobacco products at the locations -- including cigarettes and e-cigarettes. In 2014, the City Council supported a resolution for tobacco-free parks. Pitt County Health Director Dr. John Morrow is
WCTI NewsChannel12 (New Bern, NC)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:01

[Rhode Island] Providence officials consider repealing smoking ban

The ban was backed by a group of businessmen led by former Mayor Joseph Paolino (pay-oh-LEE'-noh), a major downtown property owner. Supporters had said the ban was aimed at protecting the public from secondhand smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 2, 2018 06:59

[Missouri] SULLIVAN: Vote No on Prop F on November 6

Everyone in St. Louis County deserves the right to breathe smoke-free air. Prop F, a measure on the November 6 ballot...this proposition would exempt casinos from providing a healthier environment for their workers and customers. Casinos want to avoid la
St. Louis American Newspaper
added Nov 2, 2018 06:57

[Florida] YOUMANS: Amendment 9 would protect health in the workplace

While the amendment is also bundled with a ban on offshore oil drilling, the need to protect the public’s right to a smoke-free workplace is an issue that deserves your attention and a “Yes” vote.
Florida Times-Union
added Nov 1, 2018 14:43

[Florida] CONTI: See through the smoke: Vote 'Yes' on Amendment 9

Amendment 9 is about protecting Floridians’ right to a smoke-free workplace. The Orlando Sentinel editorial board recommends a “yes” vote on Amendment 9, yet I want to respond directly to my fellow residents in Central Florida about Amendment 9 to make su
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Nov 1, 2018 14:39
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