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[Australia] These Are The Worst Jobs For Second Hand Smoke

A new Quit survey of workers in Victoria found 1 in every 3 people are passive smoking while inside or outside during work hours....There are also two standout occupations experiencing the brunt of second hand smoke, those working as tradies or hairdress
Triple M radio (au)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:38
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AUDIO: Evaluating Smoking Bans

MARTIN: OK. So how did they go about testing this theory - testing whether or not people who were displaced in the workplace were smoking more at home?... People are starting to change their values about whether or not they should be smoking in front of
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:29
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[Canada] BC Ferries to go smoke-free in the new year

“This new policy supports the health and wellness of our customers and our employees by reducing exposure to second-hand smoke,” said Mark Collins, BC Ferries’President and CEO. “The policy aligns with other transportation services and ensures everyone u
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 6, 2017 20:20
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[Australia] One-in-three Victorians breathe in second-hand smoke while at work, research shows.

Quit Victoria surveyed 4000 workers and found 34 per cent reported passive smoking while inside or outside at work during the course of an average week. Exposure jumped to 45 per cent for tradespeople and hairdressers. "It's really alarming to see such
PerthNow (au)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:33
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[Canada] LETTER: A total ban in public places

I emailed the Premier's office and complained about smokers smoking outside the Prince County Hospital and re-entering the hospital emergency subjecting people to their second hand cigarette smoke. I wanted the proper inspectors to investigate and then c
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:29
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[Australia] Smoking ban tipped for Cottesloe beaches in new year

SMOKING could now be banned on Cottesloe’s beaches in the new year after a change to local laws was gazetted before State Parliament finished sitting for 2017 last week. The gazetted change to the Local Government Property Local Law would allow the Cott
communitynews.com (au)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:25
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[Tennessee] UTHSC banning all smoking on campus

New Year’s Day kicks off the year-round tobacco ban on University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus. It’s an idea that students pushed to have the university put into action. The days are numbered for students, faculty, and staff to enjoy a smo
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:22
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[New York] KELLETT: SJU Should Become A Smoke-Free Campus

Federal Courts have recently forced big tobacco companies to run a 52-week ad campaign...But what is St. John’s doing to further this conversation on campus?
The Torch (St. John's University)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:20
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[UK-Scotland] Children’s commissioner joins push to protect all young people from smoke

Ash Scotland and Bruce Adamson believe children have the right to play, learn and socialise in smoke-free spaces, not just because of the immediate impact on their health but because it also means they are less likely to take up the habit. Around two-an
TheNational.scot (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:19
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[UK-Scotland] Cut out smoking at playgrounds and school gates, says Children's Commissioner Bruce Adamson as he backs Ash Scotland charter

SCOTLAND'S children's commissioner...Bruce Adamson has agreed to champion Ash Scotland's Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation which sets out six principles which aim to see the next generation grow up without the health problems and financial costs cause
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:12
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