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You won’t believe the staggering amount of time wasted on workplace smoke breaks

HaloCigs surveyed over 1,000 people about how fair smoke breaks really are, if U.S. companies should give nonsmokers extra vacation days, and how many of these extra days smokers would need to kick the habit altogether. Curious how much time is really bei
Ladders
added Mar 1, 2018 14:16
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42% of non-smokers say they should get 3-5 extra vacation days than smokers

A whopping 42% of non-smokers feel they should get 3-5 extra vacation days than non-smokers... To understand how workers feel about the time their co-workers spent smoking, e-cigarette maker Halo surveyed 1,005 American adults.
USA Today
added Mar 1, 2018 03:45
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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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[Alaska] Senate proposes smoke-free workplaces

Senate Bill 63, a bill that proposes to extend the ban on smoking in workplaces, has made its way to the House Rules Committee. It has already passed through the Senate and is currently sitting in the committee to be considered for the floor vote.
The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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BLUM: It might surprise you who else holds tobacco stock

Like the vast majority of universities, academia's largest retirement provider of financial services, TIAA (Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association), hasn't sold its tobacco stocks, which are simply too lucrative. ...TIAA created a separate investment
AL.com
added Feb 12, 2018 21:06
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[California, Nevada] Third-hand smoke may linger forever: Study shows casinos are still toxic to customers after cigarette ban - and replacing material could be the only solution

But several states - including Nevada - allow 'adult venues' like casinos to allow smoking indoors. In some states, including California, where the new study was conducted, tribal casino are exempt from otherwise universal bans.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 8, 2018 19:48
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Thirdhand smoke lingers in casino months after smoking ban

the residue, known as thirdhand smoke, declined significantly after smoking was banned in a Northern California casino. But even six months later, toxic tobacco smoke residue remained above levels found in hotels or private homes with smoking bans. That'
EurekAlert
added Feb 8, 2018 19:43
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Thirdhand smoke lingers in casino months after smoking ban

the residue, known as thirdhand smoke, declined significantly after smoking was banned in a Northern California casino. But even six months later, toxic tobacco smoke residue remained above levels found in hotels or private homes with smoking bans. That'
EurekAlert
added Feb 8, 2018 19:43
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[Missouri] Joplin asked to adopt stricter smoking regulations

Eight years after a resident-driven effort failed to persuade Joplin officials to ban smoking in businesses and other public places, another organization has rekindled the cause. Vision Joplin 2022 is aiming to implement two measures: One would raise th
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Feb 4, 2018 17:02
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[Virginia] Editorial: Altria delivers more good news from the GOP tax cuts

Now that companies are handing out bonuses and raises, liberal Democrats have realized they can no longer pretend the tax cut does nothing for the middle class. So they have shifted tactics. Pelosi has dismissed the raises and bonuses as “crumbs.” To som
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 00:43
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