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Secondhand smoke exposure levels in outdoor hospitality venues: a qualitative and quantitative review of the research literature

Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2012 02:44

[Australia] Crown staff forced to passively smoke

According to the Department of Health, the international room must meet specific ventilation standards in order to allow smoking. Now Pearl Room staff are taking a stand, no longer willing to put their health on the line. (au)
added Nov 27, 2012 07:04

[Tanzania] EDITORIAL: Child labour in tobacco farms even worse thing

children who work in tobacco farms, sometimes along their parents, imperil their lives. They should be rescued. Medical doctors say that health complications emanating from tobacco farming, processing and consumption are sources of respiratory infections
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Nov 26, 2012 16:57

[Philippines] Tobacco farmers, factory workers, vendors rally against 'sin tax' bill

About 3,000 tobacco farmers, cigarette-factory workers and street vendors demonstrated in front of the Senate building in Pasay City on Tuesday to protest the proposed “sin tax” bill which would raise taxes on cigarettes and alcohol products to raise P40
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:23

[Texas] Tobacco to cost city workers even more

Lighting up a smoke or putting a pinch of tobacco between cheek and gum will soon cost city of San Antonio employees. Starting Jan. 1, the city will sock workers who use tobacco with a $40 monthly surcharge on their health insurance premiums.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Nov 10, 2012 16:04

[Texas] Tobacco to cost city workers even more

San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Nov 10, 2012 16:02

[New Zealand] Smoking ban blamed for attacks on jail staff

Corrections staff are increasingly being punched, kicked, bitten and spat at by prisoners, with their union saying that is because better safety measures have not been introduced quickly enough.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 7, 2012 20:57

[Virginia] Fairfax considers forcing workers to quit smoking

Fairfax County officials may consider requiring all county-employed smokers to enroll in wellness programs to snuff out their bad habit, as the county searches for ways to reduce its soaring health care costs.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Nov 4, 2012 00:44

[Australia] Union agrees to staff working with puffing punters

THE union representing hospitality workers, United Voice, has dropped its opposition to smoking by high rollers in VIP gaming rooms in a deal struck over James Packer's proposed $1 billion hotel and casino at Barangaroo.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 26, 2012 12:45

[Gibraltar, Spain] ASCTEG challenges Madrid's tobacco frontier quota cut

Spanish workers association ASCTEG is taking legal advice with a view to launching a judicial appeal of unconstitutionality against the decision by the Spanish Government to limit the quantity of cigarettes that Campo frontier workers can buy in Gibralta
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Oct 12, 2012 10:15
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