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Safety Tip: Some considerations for tobacco in the workplace

there are additional risks and considerations that should be taken into account when crafting a “smoke break” policy. First, consider the nonsmoker. Involuntary second-hand smoke not only poses a health risk, but it can lower the morale of those who cho
Rental Pulse (American Rental Association (ARA))
added Aug 27, 2017 07:26
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[Colorado] This Week in History

25 Years Ago • The Loveland City Council began considering a smoking ban in restaurants in the city because of the dangers of second-hand smoke. Smoking was already prohibited, by a 1985 ordinance, in city-owned buildings and public areas with exception
Loveland (CO) Daily Reporter-Herald
added Aug 27, 2017 07:20
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[Florida] FL smoking ban not so smoke free

That's right, 14 years after Florida banned smoking in restaurants and workplaces, lighting up remains perfectly legal on every local beach, ball field, park even playground! "I was under the assumption that they had the power to do that," said Mike Re
WPTV NewsChannel 5 (West Palm Beach, FL)
added Aug 25, 2017 21:25
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[New York] Smokers Are Welcome at This Upper East Side Bar

smoking in bars is making a comeback — or trying to. Sugar East, which opened on the Upper East Side last April, has a tobacco license thanks to the previous tenant, Merchants NY Cigar Bar, making it one of the rare places in New York where smokers don’t
New York Times
added Aug 22, 2017 20:45
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[New Hampshire] Manchester aldermen OK six-month smoking ban in city parks

Mayor Ted Gatsas proposed the six-month ban after several aldermen questioned whether the proposed ordinance is too broad, for example, forbidding someone to light up a cigar on the Derryfield Country Club golf course. “There are going to be people see
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Aug 16, 2017 15:31
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[California] City Council tweaks proposal for smoking restrictions at apartments

Medical marijuana smoking, with doctor's note, would be allowed only in designated area at complexes
Pleasanton (CA) Weekly
added Aug 16, 2017 15:30
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Anti-tobacco group chides Olympic minister over smoking areas for Tokyo 2020

The Japan Society for Tobacco Control released a statement on Aug. 10 demanding Shunichi Suzuki, the minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, retract a statement about allowing designated smoking areas rather than making the games smoke-free.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:14
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[Connecticut] Town leaders discuss expanding 'smoke free' areas

On Monday evening, the Hamden Town Council will consider expanding its public smoking ban. "We covered the parks last year, which went well, but there are a couple of loophole areas that weren't covered,” said Hamden Mayor Curt Leng. Enjoying a day at
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:45
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[Australia] LAKE: New smoking bans are riddled with loopholes

To appease the powerful Australian Hotels Association, the government compromised in its drafting of the new laws to allow smoking to continue in outdoor drinking areas. This has created a loophole for traders to exploit in popular dining strips througho
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:50
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[Canada] Huron County Board Of Health Completes Smoking By-Law Review

the one change the board made was to exclude e-cigarettes because it was felt there wasn’t enough scientific evidence to conclude they constituted a health risk. Hessel says the proposed bylaw would prohibit smoking on any county-owned property, with a fe
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:24
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