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[UK-Wales] This is how many smoke breaks you are legally allowed to take in a day

Unless a worker’s employment contract says so, they don’t have the right to take a smoke break at anytime outside of their alloted break time. Fflur Jones, Partner at Darwin Gray, says: "Employers are increasingly imposing limits on the amount of time o
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30


According to the results of a new study, the majority of the British public disagree with Public Health England’s plan to give vapers preferential treatment over tobacco smokers when it comes to breaks at work. Not only do 76% feel that e-cigarette smoke
added Oct 21, 2016 21:42

[Asia] Japan looks to totally ban smoking at public facilities ahead of Olympics

health ministry has proposed a total ban on smoking at public facilities including central and local government office buildings, hospitals and other medical institutions, and schools to help prevent passive smoking in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24

[New Zealand] Workers admit stealing huge quantities of tobacco from Petone factory

Ten employees of the Imperial Tobacco factory in Petone were arrested in August. Four have now admitted theft. Imperial Tobacco employees in Petone were stealing kilograms of tobacco and cigarettes every week, stuffed into black bags and stashed inside
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 11, 2016 20:45
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[Ohio] Hamilton considers smoking, tobacco ban on all city property

City government is in the early stages of considering an assault on tobacco use on several fronts, Human Resources Director Tim Werdmann recently told City Council. That includes banning all tobacco and e-cigarette use at all city properties and work si
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Oct 9, 2016 14:41

[Canada] NINE TO FIVE We’re breathing second-hand smoke from the business next door

Is it an employer’s responsibility to provide a smoke-free workspace – even if the cigarette smoke is entering our workplace from an adjoining business? If the company fails to take on this obligation, what is my recourse?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:18

Casino Workers In Nevada Rally For Smoke-Free Workplace

Workers and patrons fed-up with breathing in secondhand smoke in Nevada casinos are rallying outside the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas Tuesday... The advocacy group Smoke-Free Gaming of America organized the rally in front of the Sands Expo and Convent
KUNR (Reno, NV)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:03

[UK] E-cigarettes: Businesses urged to give vapers their own room and more breaks

Advice issued by Public Health England (PHE) states that workers should be given their own vaping room away from smokers because forcing them to go outside would undermine their ability to quit smoking. E-cigarette users should be given more frequent br
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36

[Ohio] Number of tobacco-free workplaces increase

The Partnership to Improve Community Health Grant continues to pursue workplaces to work with our staff to implement tobacco-free campus policies. This initiative has been moving forward since 2012 and continues to gain ground as more workplaces partne
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25
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[Nevada] Survey: Mesquite voters want smoke-free casinos

Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air is now armed with results from a survey that found a clear majority of the city's voters strongly support its efforts to ban indoor smoking in all workplaces, including the city's biggest businesses. A May 2016 Publ
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Sep 2, 2016 01:19
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