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Inequities in Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Nonsmoking Women of Reproductive Age

Nine percent of women reported workplace secondhand smoke exposure. Prevalence decreased with increasing age, education, and earnings. Workplace secondhand smoke exposure was associated with chemical exposure (
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 26, 2015 12:55
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[Louisiana] City of Hammond considers smoking ban for public spaces

Hammond will be holding a public hearing today, to discuss their proposition of banning smoking in all workplaces and public spaces within the city limits.... The areas banned would include all hotel and motel rooms, private clubs, 5 feet of space outside
The Lion's Roar (Southeastern Louisiana University)
added Apr 22, 2015 15:03

[Louisiana] New Orleans going smoke-free in bars, other public places

Starting at midnight Tuesday, smoking will no longer be permitted in bars, gambling halls and many other public places such as hotels, workplaces, private clubs and stores.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 22, 2015 08:54

[Asia] India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

The bidis outsell their filtered, paper-bound rivals by eight to one, giving the industry's bosses a financial and political clout that critics say accounts for the recent shelving of plans for larger health warnings...more than 70 percent of the workers
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:28

[UK] E-cigarettes: heating up in the workplace

The following problems can arise if work environment policies fail to make an employer's position on e-cigarettes clear: grievances and/or constructive dismissal claims from employees who object to their colleagues' use of e-cigarettes; grievances and
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 16:15
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US: Ban Hazardous Child Labor in Tobacco Farming

The US Congress should promptly enact legislation introduced on April 16, 2015 that would provide needed protections for children working in US tobacco farming, Human Rights Watch said today. Bills were introduced simultaneously in the Senate by Senator R
Human Rights Watch
added Apr 17, 2015 10:54

[Asia, Bangladesh] New law bans smoking even in private offices

With the amended tobacco control law defining all indoor work places as 'public place', smoking is not possible even in private office buildings. More than 45 percent people either smoke or chew tobacco in Bangladesh, making it one of the top five count (bd)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:49

Liberal Pot Laws Put Employers in a Quandary

Some unsettled issues include whether hotels can prohibit or, conversely, permit guests to smoke, vaporize or ingest marijuana in the privacy of their rooms or even the public areas of a hotel. What, if any, influence do states' indoor air quality acts ha
National Law Journal
added Apr 15, 2015 09:10

[New Jersey] Local History: Cigarette warning makes smoking history

The report told "only facts the public already knew," wrote The Millville Daily's Dave Gifford, an admitted smoker for years. Many would read "and for the most part shrug" off the report, wrote Gifford. "That's the way Americans are."
Vineland (NJ) Daily Journal
added Apr 14, 2015 01:41

[Canada] Ottawa anti-smoking program could go national

A made-in-Ottawa program meant to help construction workers quit smoking could soon get some national exposure. For months, Ottawa Public Health staff have been donning hard hats and steel-toed boots to lead “tailgate talks” at construction sites, where
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 14, 2015 01:11
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