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VIDEO: Smoking Company Bans Smoking Inside the Company

AOL News
added Oct 24, 2014 23:00

[North Carolina] Holy smoke! Reynolds American adopts no-smoking policy

“Recognizing that indoor smoking restrictions are the norm today, and most people expect a smokefree workplace environment, we believe we are better aligning our tobacco use policies with those we’re seeing in the general public.” Howard said the design
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:48

Wait, you can still smoke in an American office?

The only nationwide guidelines on smoking indoors relates to federal buildings and on airplanes. Otherwise, second-hand smoking laws are handled at lower levels of government. “It’s always been legislation that’s bubbled up from the local level to the st
Fortune Magazine
added Oct 24, 2014 14:45

Tobacco company bans smoking in the office

They're hardly alone: A 2014 survey of nearly 600 large- and mid-sized employers, conducted jointly by the National Business Group on Health and Towers Watson, found that some 42 percent of employers either reward non-tobacco-users or levy a surcharge on
The Washington Post
added Oct 24, 2014 14:44

Reynolds Recognizes Irony in New Office Smoking Ban

“We’re well aware that there will be folks who see this as an irony, but we believe it’s the right thing to do and the right time to do it,” David Howard, a Reynolds spokesman, said in an interview. The decision is the latest sign of a tobacco industry
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 24, 2014 14:41


New YouGov research for the Sunday Times finds that British people support the idea of banning e-cigarettes from being used in indoor public places such as restaurants and workplaces, by 60-27%.
YouGov (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:20

[North Carolina] VIDEO: Mecklenburg County approves smoking ban

With just one vote against, Mecklenburg County now moves forward with a ban on smoking on government property. It's a move that county health director Dr. Marcus Plescia believes could save hundreds to thousands of lives in the future. "Not just that w
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Oct 23, 2014 16:27

Tobacco CEO and CVS exec both want people to quit smoking

The two women behind these recent decisions—Helena Foulkes,...and Susan Cameron...—shared their thoughts on the question of what to do when value and values collide in early October at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit.
Fortune Magazine
added Oct 23, 2014 16:16

[North Carolina] Reynolds to snuff out smoking in its facilities

Want to know how far the no-smoking movement has come? Starting in 2015, Reynolds American Inc. and its subsidiaries will launch a no-smoking policy within its facilities, save for in designated smoking areas. Employees were told of the changes Wednesday
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2014 14:22

Reynolds’ “No-Smoking” Policy Fails to Protect Its Workers; Company Should Stop Fighting Real Smoke-Free Laws Across America

Importantly, Judge Kessler found that this unlawful conduct is ongoing. Has Reynolds changed? The evidence shows otherwise. The American public and elected officials should not be fooled.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:08
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