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[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
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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
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[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
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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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SACCARO: Now Even Cigarette Companies Don't Want Their Employees to Smoke

The takeaway: Americans are becoming increasingly health conscious... It's clear cigarette manufacturers, too, are trying to ride this wave.
Mic
added Oct 23, 2014 13:19
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Maker of Camel Cigarettes to End Smoking in Its Offices

Reynolds would still allow the use of smokeless tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, moist snuff and pouches of tobacco called snus. “We’re just better aligning our tobacco use policies with the realities of what you’re seeing in society tod
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 23, 2014 10:04
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Camel cigarette maker bans smoking in its offices

beginning next year, the use of traditional cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer be permitted at employee desks or offices, conference rooms, hallways and lifts... it will allow the use of smokeless tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes,
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:29
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[UK] Banning e-cigarettes in the workplace

consider a range of factors first, including the prospect of some of these products eventually being regulated as medicines. E-cigarettes are used by many smokers as a substitute for tobacco products. They usually heat nicotine, propylene glycol and flav
People Management (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:02
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[Montana] County courthouse smokers will have to move across the street

The problem with “the cave” is secondhand smoke, which other employees complain wafts up and into their offices on the second floor through the ventilation system and when they open their windows. Employees in the county attorney’s office and others who
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Oct 21, 2014 09:51
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[UK] GATELEY: E-cigarettes: to smoke or not to smoke | Briefings

If you.ve never smoked, the decision to allow their use, is probably a no-brainer. Allowing e- cigarettes in the workplace has the potential to upset the majority and create potential division within the workplace; there remain unknowns in terms of heal
The Lawyer (uk)
added Oct 18, 2014 08:37
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