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Non-smokers are given an extra six days holiday by Japanese firm to make up for other workers' cigarette breaks

A Japanese company is to offer its non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holiday a year to compensate for the regular breaks its smokers take. Piala Inc, a marketing firm based in Tokyo, introduced the perk in September and it has proved popul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:44

[UK-Scotland] E-cigs and bans inspire ‘sea-change’ in Dundee

Almost a fifth of smokers attempting to kick the habit did so last year — the highest success rate in seven years. Figures from NHS Scotland show that 19.3% of Dundee smokers trying to quit were able to do so within 12 weeks of their designated quit dat
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:41

[UK] Prisoner takes fight against illicit smoking in jails to Supreme Court

A prisoner concerned about his exposure to "second-hand" smoke is fighting at the UK's highest court to make illicit lighting up in jails a criminal offence. Paul Black, who suffers from a range of serious health problems, has taken his case to the Supre
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:36

[Colorado] Denver approves a smoking and vaping ban for the 16th Street Mall

Smokers and vapers on Denver’s 16th Street Mall are now on notice: Starting Dec. 1, they will need to walk at least 50 feet down a side street before lighting up or puffing.
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 31, 2017 02:54

[Canada] CHEERS & JEERS: Cameron scores two aces at 84

JEERS: To die-hard smokers who ignored the new tobacco-free policy at the Bell Aliant Centre facility – which makes the entire property smoke-free...That didn’t stop some smokers from flaunting the rule on the weekend near a main entrance to the Bell Alia
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:56

On Heels of Anti-Tobacco Overhaul, New York City Targets Non-Tobacco Shisha Blog Tobacco Law Blog

de Blasio signed into law three measures targeting non-tobacco shisha. According to one of the co-sponsors, these laws were passed in “an effort to bust the misperception that non-tobacco shisha is healthier than cigarettes when, in fact, they are not.”
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:54

[New York] Phelps updates tobacco grounds policy

The town of Phelps is collaborating with Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes to update its tobacco-free grounds policy. The new policy restricts the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, on town-owned property.
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Oct 31, 2017 00:47

[Montenegro] Montana is #1 in protecting indoor workers from secondhand tobacco smoke

State public health officials announced today that Montana has the highest percentage of indoor workers covered by smokefree workplace policies in the nation. Montana is followed by Washington, Oregon and Minnesota.
KXLO-KLCM Radio (Lewistown, MT)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:46

Non-smokers get six days extra paid leave to make up for smokers' cigarette breaks at Japanese firm

A Japanese company is granting non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holidays a year after they complained that they were working more than staff who took time off for cigarette breaks. Tokyo-based marketing firm Piala Inc. only introduced the
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:52

[Massachusetts] Letter to the Editor: The asthma sufferer’s obstacle course: avoiding smokers

Boston University...I have had an asthma attack after walking into Yawkey (where my office is) behind a student who brazenly inhaled from a vaping pen near the elevators.... I submit that BU is not doing enough to protect its non-smoking population from s
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:47
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