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[Canada] MORAN: Latest Toronto ruling on E-Cigarettes suggests governments are all about revenue

Next time you see a politician talking about restricting e-cigs, blow some vapor in his face. (National)
added Aug 28, 2014 19:36

[Canada] Council bans e-cigarettes from city workplaces

Council voted Monday to treat e-cigarettes like real cigarettes in city workplaces. With no debate, council voted 36 to 2 to prohibit e-cigarette use in City of Toronto workplaces and “recommend the same” to the city’s agencies and corporations.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:46

[Canada] Toronto City Council votes to ban e-cigarettes from city property

36 councillors voted in support of the ban and two voted against. The approval means City of Toronto employees will not be permitted to use e-cigarettes in municipal work places. Council also requested that the general manager of solid waste management in
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 27, 2014 12:15

[UK] E-cigarettes – should employers allow them in the workplace?

Recent research shows that smoking breaks and additional sick leave are costing UK businesses £8.7 billion in lost productivity every year – so should employers recognise the increasing popularity of e-cigarettes and allow them in the workplace?
Link2Portal (uk)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:36

[Pennsylvania] Unbending tobacco users aren't "bad" -- just a bad fit for WellSpan

isn't about filtering out employees with a potentially offensive habit, or saving on health care costs. Rather, it resulted mostly from the fact that the recently-acquired Ephrata Community Hospital had such a policy, which forced a decision on whether t
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Aug 22, 2014 10:40
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[Pennsylvania] York countians mixed on WellSpan smoking policy

Readers have strong opinions about WellSpan Health's announcement this week that, starting Jan. 1, it will no longer hire smokers. We asked Facebook readers: What do you think about WellSpan's decision not to hire smokers?
York (PA) Dispatch
added Aug 22, 2014 09:58

E-Cigarettes in the Workplace--How to manage this new risk

Should e-cigarettes be banned to prevent co-workers from coming into second-hand contact with the vapor? Should vaping be permitted, which might cut down the amount of smoking breaks and encourage employees to quit cigarettes?
added Aug 21, 2014 22:17
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Popularity of e-cigarettes sparks issues at work

according to a new report by the XpertHR online human resources web site, employers and management can find themselves in new legal territory when dealing with employees who might want to "vape" while at work or on a break.
added Aug 21, 2014 22:13

[Pennsylvania] No-nicotine policy ignites debate: What are your thoughts?

WellSpan Health's announcement that as of Jan. 1 it will no longer hire smokers or nicotine users set off a burning debate among PennLive commenters. Many see the move as an erosion of personal freedom and wonder where it will end.
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Aug 20, 2014 12:06

[New York] This Week: Tompkins Says No to E-Cigs; Land Deal with Parks Could Net County $19K

hen Tompkins County lawmakers convene this Tuesday, the booming e-cigarette market will be the subject of discussion. On the table is an amendment to a 2003 local law that bans cigarette use in places of employment, restaurants and bars. On the recommenda
Ithaca (NY) Times
added Aug 19, 2014 22:13
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