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[UK] Everything you need to know if you smoke at work - including how many cigarette breaks you're legally allowed to take

with many non-smokers saying it’s unfair to give smokers extra time out. But legally, what does the law say? The answer is no. Fag breaks aren't a legal entitlement, Mirror Online reports. However, 'rest breaks' are - and your employer can't technicall
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[Australia] Apartment residents need better protection from secondhand smoke

Despite the harms of secondhand smoke, only New South Wales tackles the issue of smoking in its strata law.... However, case law from courts and tribunals reveals an awkward tension between the legal concept of “nuisance” and the science on the harms of s
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:28
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[Asia, China] Hunan couple host smoke-free wedding

A couple in rural Hunan province held an unconventional wedding on Tuesday where smoking and giving cigarettes as gifts were prohibited... A former smoker, Li gave up the habit after attending a lecture about the harmful effects on himself and others.
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:10
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[Asia, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Ombudsman report a smoking gun on lax tobacco control

Judith Mackay recommends authorities seize the opportunity to enforce legislation against lighting up in bars and restaurants, which after all are workplaces / The reason for this goes back to the inadequacy of the 2007 smoke-free law, which penalizes
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:07
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[Asia, Nepal] KMC launches drive against smoking and tobacco habit

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has come up with 18 months ‘Healthy City Programme’ to ban the use of tobacco and smoking in the public places. Unveiling the plan, on Friday, KMC Mayor Bidhya Sundhar Shakya said, there will be no compromise in im
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Feb 25, 2018 17:23
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[Tennessee] Students seek broader policy on tobacco use at schools

Townsend was one of four local high school students who recently met with Hamilton County Commissioners Sabrena Smedley and Chester Bankston to show their support for a more comprehensive tobacco-free policy for all Hamilton County schools. "I was very
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Feb 25, 2018 16:38
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[Singapore] Fandi Ahmad launches war on young FAS footballers who smoke

FANDI Ahmad finally cut through the smoke-screen to admit that more than half the young footballers under his wing are into the game of puffing. And if you trace back these severe misdeeds, it goes back close to a decade but the authorities just turned
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:05
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[California] SF City College to ban on-campus smoking

Designated outdoor smoking areas will soon become a thing of the past at City College of San Francisco, where the college’s leadership voted Thursday to advance an on-campus smoking ban. As the ban is currently written, smoking and the use of tobacco an
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Feb 25, 2018 02:04
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[Barbados, Caribbean] Expansion of smoking ban under consideration

The anti-smoking legislation prohibits smoking in public places such as structures or facilities owned or occupied by the state or a statutory boards; factories, workplaces or other structures that are fully or substantially enclosed; and hotel lobbies,
Barbados Today (bb)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:02
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[Montana] Special Report: New Yellowstone County smoking proximity rule

BILLINGS – A new rule prohibiting smoking within 20 feet of public entryways, windows or ventilation systems will take effect in Yellowstone County on March 1. Rule 7, as it’s called, was voted in by the RiverStone Board of Health in December. The rule
KTVH NBC (Helena, MT)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:06
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