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[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

Clearing the Air of Navajo’s Smoke Free Workplace, Traditional Tobacco OK

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed Executive Order No. 12-2014 into law on August 14 and said it was to protect the health of tribal employees. “The use of commercial tobacco is prohibited at all interior spaces operated by the Executive Branch,”
Indian Country Today
added Aug 19, 2014 16:23

[UK] DEAR LUCY: The next problem: my smoking boss

A new boss has been parachuted into my department, who sits right next to me. He is a decent guy, but at least 10 times a day he goes outside for a cigarette, which is annoying if I need to ask him something. He returns with stinking clothes and breath. I
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 14:07
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[Jamaica] Deadline for tobacco regulations compliance today

inesses to ensure that they meet today's deadline to comply with the Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations. "There will be major consequences for business places such as hotels, clubs and bars [that] do not adhere to the requirements of the Public
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 16, 2014 20:57
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