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American Industrial Hygiene Association recommends e-cigs be included in clean indoor air laws and policies

The American Industrial Hygiene Association just published a white paper, Electronic Cigarettes in the Indoor Environment, that contains an excellent review of the current state of the science on -cigarette emissions.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 30, 2014 20:55
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TEHRANI: Hold Your Breath No Longer — Good News From the Tobacco Industry

Fortunately for Reynolds’ nonsmoking employees, they soon won’t have to play the “Dodge the Smoke” game in their offices. So kudos to Reynolds American. It appears the cigarette-maker is giving its workers a breather in hopes of promoting a healthy work
Workforce Management Magazine
added Oct 30, 2014 13:28
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[Minnesota] Honeywell and feds at odds over health insurance

According to the lawsuit, "employees will be penalized if they or their spouses do not take the biometric tests." The penalties listed in the lawsuit include ... a $1,000 'tobacco surcharge' even if the employee chooses to not go through the biometric tes
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 30, 2014 12:52
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[UK] Debrett's guide to modern dilemmas: kissing, e-cigarettes and doing make-up on the tube

they should never be used in a work environment. Vaping shows that you’re not focused on your work and may also be a distraction to your colleagues.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 10:03
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[UK] Public want smoking ban for doctors, nurses and dentists

62% of Britons surveyed said they believe health service staff should face enforced restriction on smoking / A OnePoll survey recently commissioned by Nicoccino, the new smokeless way to experience pure nicotine, asked smokers and non-smokers across the
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:59
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AIHA Cautions against Indoor Use of Electronic Cigarettes

"However, research indicates that emissions from vaping may contain nicotine and other contaminants whose health effects have not been thoroughly studied."
Occupational Health and Safety
added Oct 26, 2014 19:23
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VIDEO: Smoking Company Bans Smoking Inside the Company

AOL News
added Oct 24, 2014 23:00
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[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
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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
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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
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