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Number of Europeans exposed to secondhand smoke at work rising to more than one in four

Milan, Italy: More than one in four of people who work indoors are being exposed to second-hand smoke at work, according to new research to be presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2017 on Sunday.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:17
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[North Carolina] Farm worker group plans vote on whether to boycott Reynolds' Vuse e-cig

Catherine Crowe, a spokeswoman for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, of FLOC, said the potential boycott of Vuse is designed to dent Reynolds’ revenue stream since “it is a fairly new product and market for Reynolds.” “Reynolds has still not signed a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:12
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Number of Europeans exposed to secondhand smoke at work rising to more than 1 in 4

looked at all 28 countries currently in the European Union (EU), the majority of which have introduced smoke-free legislation to protect workers from second-hand smoke. Although the study did find a reduction in the number of people exposed to second-han
EurekAlert
added Sep 9, 2017 15:31
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[Germany] Illegal tobacco trade costs country billions

Illicit trading in the tobacco industry is costing the country billions. It’s also leading to job losses. Now the industry wants the government to intervene. Today Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, visited British American Tobacco’s
eNCA (za)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:00
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VIDEO: More Jobs Coming to Swedish Match

NewsEdge
added Sep 1, 2017 14:09
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[UK] Taking down the walls around mental health in construction (PDF)

A fifth of respondents have increased their alcohol and tobacco intake as a stress reliever, increasing the potential for further health risks...with 20% of workers increasing their consumption of tobacco and alcohol, the overall health and well-b
Randstad (uk)
added Sep 22, 2017 12:36
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[UK-Scotland] Measuring for change: the road to smoke-free prisons

One large occupational group that has been required to work within smoking-permitted environments in the United Kingdom is prison staff. Almost three-quarters of prisoners are current smokers, levels not seen amongst men in the general population since a
Oxford University Press Blog
added Aug 25, 2017 18:24
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Anthem, Cigna, Macy’s sued by DOL over wellness plan

The Department of Labor has brought a lawsuit against Macy’s Inc. and subsidiaries of Anthem and Cigna over what it says is mismanagement of the tobacco cessation program in Macy’s employee wellness plan.
BenefitsPRO.com
added Aug 18, 2017 20:44
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Major firms' insurance unions to team up to tackle smoking among members

Corporate health insurance unions of 18 major companies are setting up a consortium with over 580,000 total members to offer remote outpatient treatment to help people quit smoking. The move comes as the unions, faced with financial difficulties, need
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:39
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[Australia] Smoking facts: One-in-four Queensland tradies still have the habit

A new study by the Cancer Council Queensland has identified the smoking culture within the trade industry is putting workers at greatest risk of related illnesses and disease. The Council is calling for employers to fire up and tackle the problem of one
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Aug 18, 2017 17:58
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