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[Sweden] Job Stress Might Make You Sick, Study Says

Researchers analyzed data from nearly 12,000 workers in Sweden....Workers with demanding jobs, high job strain and little social support at work were at greater...Smoking was a significant risk factor for mental health sick leave, but alcohol use was not.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 30, 2015 14:37

[New York] The Capitol's new no-smoking cordon sanitaire

they have employed the signage equivalent of a shock-and-awe campaign: posted signs — either “NO SMOKING HERE TO BUILDING” or “NO SMOKING IN THIS AREA” every 10 to 15 feet all the way around the structure. That includes a singularly ugly semicircle of si
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07

[UK-Northern Ireland] Farmer caught smoking in tractor won’t face prosecution

A local farmer who was facing a possible fine of up to £1,000 for smoking in his tractor will not face prosecution, Antrim and Newtownabbey Council has confirmed. According to the Ulster Farmers Union (UFU), the farmer was parked off the road at a filli
The News Letter (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26

[Utah] Local group holding clean air meeting

The Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air will have a free public coalition meeting Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. at Highland Estates, 555 Highland Drive, to discuss Mesquite workers’ exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace.
St. George (UT) Spectrum
added Jul 25, 2015 11:55

[UK-Northern Ireland] VIDEO: Smoking ban: Farmers criticise fine for smoking in tractor

Farmers have been reacting to the news that smoking in the cabs of their tractors is an offence that could attract a fine of up to £1,000. The Ulster Farmers' Union has said that the issuing of a penalty notice to one of its members in County Antrim is t
BBC Online
added Jul 23, 2015 12:39

How to convince workers to stop smoking

This was a study led my colleague Scott Halpern and funded by the National Cancer Institute, in which we involved CVS employees from around the country who were smokers. We put them into one of five different groups:
World Economic Forum
added Jul 21, 2015 05:30

[Massachusetts] Addressing Smokers Near a Workplace Door / The Job Doc Blog

In your situation it sounds like smokers who "huddle near the back door" might be creating the most significant problem because smoke is likely traveling back into the building. Since your HR Rep has not been that helpful, I would contact your property m
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 20, 2015 09:47

[Maryland] Local Hospital Passes Strict Anti-Smoking Rule

employees who want to work at Anne Arundel Medical Center will have to pass a test to prove they’re nicotine-free. Christie Ileto has more on the surprisingly tough move. The controversial hiring policy is legal and gaining popularity across Maryland and
WJZ 13 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jul 15, 2015 10:45

Moldova Enacts Historic Law to Fight Tobacco Use, Resisting Pressure from U.S. Chamber of Commerce

a bold and comprehensive law ...enacted despite years of opposition from the tobacco industry and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The new law will help Moldova fulfill its obligations under the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:41

[Georgia] LETTER: Keep city smoke-free

I have been a practicing respiratory therapist for more than 43 years, and I am tired of people opposing efforts to make our work environments in Augusta smoke-free. As a victim of secondhand smoke from a workplace and parents who smoked, I recently had t
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jul 14, 2015 10:52
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