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[Louisiana] No Smoking Allowed: New Orleans City Council passes smoking ban for bars, casinos

history in New Orleans with the City Council’s unanimous passage Thursday of an ban on indoor smoking and use of electronic cigarettes that backers described as a way to protect service industry workers and musicians from the dangers of secondhand smoke.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 23, 2015 14:40

[Nevada] Complaining of secondhand pot smoke: protected concerted activity or terminable offense?

A carpenter hired by Circus Circus Casinos in Las Vegas to work on guest rooms complained during a safety meeting that workers were exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke while performing work in rooms and he was concerned that this exposure could cause a
Lexology (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 12:38

[South Carolina] Inman council puts off decision on smoking ban, parks district

City Council decided 4-0 to postpone taking any action on a proposed citywide smoking ban...The ban would prohibit smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, at any workplace and within 15 feet of entrances.
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Jan 16, 2015 17:57

[France] Charlie Hebdo’s New Issue Has Muhammad on the Cover

re, in a top-floor conference room with a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower, this was just a bunch of cartoonists and journalists: crying, snacking, laughing, breaking the rules against smoking indoors and trying to hold themselves together long enough to
New York Times
added Jan 12, 2015 19:51

[Indiana] Bill eliminates smokers' rights, regulates e-cigarettes ($$)

Consumers of e-cigarettes, smokers seeking employment, and Indiana gamblers could experience changes if proposed legislation is made into law.
Martinsville (IN) Reporter-Times
added Jan 11, 2015 15:45
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[UK] Vaping etiquette: the best way to ensure smoke without ire ($$)

The New Nicotine Alliance, a users’ group set up to help fight “kneejerk” bans, aims to develop guidance for users on how to vape considerately. Gerry Stimson, a board member, wants this to become a “five-point guide
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:22

[Spain] Attitudes towards Electronic Cigarettes Regulation in Indoor Workplaces and Selected Public and Private Places: A Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

half of the general population of Barcelona does not support the use of e-cigarettes in indoor workplaces and public places, with the percentage reaching 65% for use in schools, hospitals and health care centers. Consequently, there is good societal suppo
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
added Jan 8, 2015 22:47

Loving: Legislation would be no magic cure for drug problem across Kentucky

she is hopeful legislators will support a law in this session that would make workplaces and public buildings smoke-free. ...Douglas said the legislation would not be a ban on smoking but would require smokers to smoke outside indoor workplaces – includin
Bowling Green (KY) Daily News
added Jan 8, 2015 21:16

Smoke-Free Illinois marks 7th anniversary

January marks the seventh anniversary of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act which protects everyone from the health risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure. Seven years ago, Illinois enacted one of the strongest clean indoor air laws in the country. Il
De Kalb (IL) Midweek
added Jan 7, 2015 13:52

[Korea - South] Second-Hand Smoke Recognized As Occupational Hazard For The First Time

The Korean Workers’ Compensation & Welfare Service ruled that Mr. Hyung, an employee with lung cancer, has an occupational illness after working for 35 years at a fire grill restaurant in Korea. This is the first case ever in Korea where a worker’s illne
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:32
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