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[Nebraska] LETTER: The Public Pulse: Ban smoking in all public spaces

In response to Connie Dohse Ross ("Who does smoking hurt?" Feb. 6 Public Pulse): She said, "As a former LPN, I will never be convinced that my smoking is harming anyone but myself."... I end up in the doctor's office with bronchitis. I asked the doctor,
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 19, 2018 19:50
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don’t smoke 6 extra vacation days

After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting productivity, marketing firm Piala Inc. made a change to its paid time-off policy. The company granted non-smoking staff an additional six days off each year to mak (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:43

[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Measures against secondhand smoke insufficient

tobacco also imposes a heavy financial burden on the nation. In 2014, for example, medical expenses for smoking-related illnesses reached ¥1.49 trillion, accounting for 3.7 percent of the nation’s total medical bills that year. Financial stakes should not
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:41

[California] Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes

Scientists are finding that, just as with secondhand smoke from tobacco, inhaling secondhand smoke from marijuana can make it harder for arteries to expand to allow a healthy flow of blood.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:39
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[Jersey, UK] La Moye prison to become smoke-free by the end of the year

It's all part of the Minister for Home Affairs plan to help inmates quit smoking. It follows the release of a new consensus statement for Jersey in which top health professionals have signed up to about the use of e-cigarettes, which means e-cigarettes
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Oldham teacher face of campaign to make smoking history in Greater

Anna Swailes, Head of Expressive and Performing Arts, at The Hathershaw College, is part of the Make Smoking History movement which is particularly targetting Oldham where almost one in five people smoke. The shocking statistic is significantly worse th
Oldham Times (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 15:10

[Asia, India] PGI collects 1,750-kg tobacco items from patients, wards

While the Health Department has failed to curb the use of tobacco in Chandigarh in hospitals, now, the PGI has taken a lead. In past three years, the PGI has recovered 1,750-kg of tobacco products from patients and their attendants, who were attempting
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:22

[Switzerland] Swiss train stations test smoking ban

Smoking bans have been introduced at six railway stations in Switzerland as part of a 12-month test phase. The Swiss Federal Railways is considering making all of its stations smoke-free. The six stations taking part in the smoking ban pilot project are
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:57

China’s Orwellian ‘Social Credit System’ To Begin Banning People From Planes, Trains

Many have anticipated that the system will eventually rate citizens based on everything they say and do...Besides recording mirror infractions like jaywalking or smoking in public, the system could also record and punish citizens for making dissenting spe
The Epoch Times
added Mar 17, 2018 14:55

China to bar people with bad 'social credit' from planes, trains

People who would be put on the restricted lists included those found to have committed acts like spreading false information about terrorism and causing trouble on flights, as well as those who used expired tickets or smoked on trains
added Mar 17, 2018 14:52
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