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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker: Cancer patients shouldn’t work if they fear smoke

A gaffe-prone politician of the ruling party sparked another outrage by saying that cancer patients “should not work” if they are concerned about secondhand smoke in their workplaces. Lower House member Hideo Onishi of the Liberal Democratic Party was r
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:53
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ILO cooperation with the tobacco industry in the pursuit of the Organization’s social mandate

This document provides information on labour trends in the tobacco sector, the ILO’s activities in the sector, as well as on the role and responsibilities of the ILO with respect to the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. T
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:15
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[West Virginia] Casino Employees Seek Continuation of Smoking Ban Exemption

Employees and patrons of Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and limited video lottery outlets are urging the Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health to keep in place those facilitiesá current exemption from the countyás clear air regulation. The board c
Martins Ferry (OH) Times-Leader
added Apr 13, 2017 11:15
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Shift workers sleep deprived; drink, smoke more: survey

Workers who have to put in shifts at irregular hours are more deprived of sleep and more prone to smoking and drinking than people who do regular daytime duties, a survey showed Tuesday. The findings, released by Professor Song Yoon-mi of Samsung Medica
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:01
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[UK] Countess of Chester Hospital recruits schoolchildren for anti-smoking campaign

The Trust recently asked pupils at nearby Upton Westlea Primary School to design posters to help get the message across to patients, visitors and staff that the Countess is a Smokefree site and the children in Mr Spruce’s Year 5 class and Mr Hall’s Year
Chester Chronicle (uk)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:37
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[Georgia] Beaufort Bans Smoking On All County Property, Offers Help To Employees

Beaufort County will officially be smoke-free as of March 1st, banning smoking on all county properties such as Technical College of the Lowcountry and Beaufort Memorial Hospital. “This is an environment for everybody… that’s why I think we should make
WSAV NBC Channel 3 (Savannah, GA)
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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[UK] Bedford lost £14m last year due to smoking breaks

But the biggest cost to the economy is not early deaths (£8.79million), smoking-
related disease (£4.25million) or lost productivity because of sick days (£2.48million)... Instead the big cost is from people taking smoking breaks – reckoned to have cost B
Bedford Today (Times & Citizen) (uk)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:13
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[UK] It’s time the NHS was smoke-free

The NHS is not yet smoke-free, but it’s time that it was, says Dr Mary Black at Public Health England in The BMJ. She argues that tolerating tobacco smoking on NHS premises is a form of collusion. Staff who smoke in NHS uniforms are sending a very clea
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Feb 1, 2017 13:57
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[Nevada] E-cigarettes removed from banned list for county workers

Nye County commissioners voted last week to remove the devices, commonly called e-cigarettes, from the list of tobacco products that are prohibited within any building owned, leased and utilized by Nye County.
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
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Eleventh Circuit Rules Against EEOC Finding Age Discrimination in Hiring Claims Cannot Be Based on Disparate Impact Theory

May a job applicant sue a prospective employer based on a policy that had an adverse and disproportionate effect on him because of his age? The Eleventh Circuit, in an en banc opinion published October 5, 2016, Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Pi
Eleventh Circuit Business Blog (Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:26
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