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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Shift workers sleep deprived; drink, smoke more: survey

Workers who have to put in shifts at irregular hours are more deprived of sleep and more prone to smoking and drinking than people who do regular daytime duties, a survey showed Tuesday. The findings, released by Professor Song Yoon-mi of Samsung Medica
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:01
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[Louisiana] Smoke-free Lafayette Coalition seeks smoke-free ordinance

Smoke-Free Lafayette Coalition is asking the Lafayette Consolidated Council to support the health of all members of the workforce...it would help musicians like me to maybe live a little bit longer and have an easier night performing." "As a business
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:56
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[Canada] Ask Amy: Boss in small office feels smoked-out

one employee admitted that she took great pains not to smell of cigarettes prior to her interview..../ If you are contractually able to, you should ban smoke breaks. This will cut way down on the impact to you (though they can still smoke before work and
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 1, 2017 22:05
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[Asia, India] Yogi Adityanath’s driver fined Rs 500 for chewing tobacco on duty

Nearly a week after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath banned tobacco products in the state’s government offices, his personal driver on Saturday had to pay a fine of Rs 500 for chewing tobacco while on duty.
Indian Express
added Apr 1, 2017 17:02
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-smoking bill not finalised by NHS ministry

While discussing a ban on smoking, National Health Services (NHS) Minister Saira Afzal Tarar claimed on Thursday that she had repeatedly requested the speaker of the National Assembly to declare Parliament House a no smoking area, but in vain.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:24
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American Inc. revamps its headquarters in downtown Winston-Salem

Dark corridors and closed-off work spaces have been replaced with open, bright areas aimed at fostering collaboration...“We think of our employees as trailblazers thriving together, transforming tobacco. Now, we have the space to support us on that journ
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 24, 2017 18:28
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[North Carolina] Is It Age Discrimination If You Don’t Know You’re Being Discriminated Against?

In Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds, the Supreme Court would have to decide whether the nation’s second-largest tobacco company was within its rights to summarily reject older job applicants. It is the latest in a series of cases that are making it easier for
ProPublica
added Mar 22, 2017 15:48
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Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:25
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[Indiana] AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING SMOKE FREE AIR REGULATIONS FOR WORKPLACES AND PUBLIC PLACES IN HOWARD COUNTY

WHEREAS, there is overwhelming consensus in the medical and scientific communities that exposure to secondhand smoke causes death and disease in nonsmokers. Numerous major scientific reports have confirmed and reaffirmed that there is no known safe leve
Kokomo (IN) Herald
added Mar 14, 2017 15:48
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[South America/Caribbean] PAHO hiring policy favours non-smokers

As part of its mandate to control the use of tobacco in order to minimize its effect on populations, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ World Health Organization (WHO) has instituted a hiring policy that favours non-smokers.
Stabroek News (gy)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:40
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