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Employment and Activity Limitations Among Adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease — United States, 2013

Smoking, the leading cause of COPD in the United States, is also associated with worse symptoms among persons with COPD (10), and smoking cessation has been shown to slow the progression ... This result reinforces the importance of smoking cessation by CO
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Mar 26, 2015 14:15

State senator tells colleagues who smoke: Keep your butts off Nebraska Capitol's exterior

In response to recent complaints, Krist sent an email last week advising his legislative colleagues and their staffers to not snuff out cigars or cigarettes against the porous, exterior limestone walls of the State Capitol. "As you can imagine, this leav
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 25, 2015 19:14

[UK] NICE redoubles efforts to reduce harm from alcohol, smoking and physical inactivity

The quality standards include specific actions which can be used at a local level to help prevent harmful alcohol use, reduce tobacco use and encourage people to be more physically active: Healthcare services using contracts that do not allow employees
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 13:02

E-Cigarettes and Workplace Smoking Policies: To Ban or Not to Ban, that is the Question

Under the law of Kentucky and a few other states, smokers are a protected class of purposes of hiring, firing and other employment actions.....clarity is key. Employers should also take care when considering an absolute ban on smoking of any kind during
National Law Review
added Mar 18, 2015 15:40

BLR poll: Only one-third of companies address ‘vaping’ in smoking policies

According to a recent BLR® poll, only one-third of respondents (33 percent) reported that they address the use of electronic smoking products, known as “vaping,” in their companies’ smoking policies. One-quarter of respondents said they do not address v
BLR - Business and Legal Reports
added Mar 17, 2015 00:02

[California] Placer County bans e-cigarettes from public buildings and vehicles

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to outlaw the use of electronic cigarettes, also known as “vaping,” within public buildings and inside county-owned vehicles. The ordinance will take effect in late April. In recent years, vaping has gained a s
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 14, 2015 16:41
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[UK] Smoking ban at county council sites gets positive response but only 36 per cent of employees would confront others

For the past five months, smoking has been banned at Cambridgeshire County Council sites ... and the policy seems to have paid off. A report, which will go before the council’s Health Committee today, says 81 per cent of staff quizzed are supportive of t
Cambs24 (Archant Herts & Cambs) (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 14:22

[California] Calm Before Tobacco Storm in Sacramento

Facing four challenges this session in the California Legislature, the tobacco industry has been conspicuously absent from the debate so far. But Sacramento veterans don't expect it to last. "I think they're trying to figure out what's the strategy," sai
California Healthline
added Mar 12, 2015 22:13
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Hanoi to build ‘smoke-free’ tourist sites, workplaces this year

The Hanoi government has requested that competent agencies take action to build models of smoke-free environments, including tourist sites and workplaces, this year for the sake of society and health. The Vietnamese capital city will make available sever
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:24
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[UK-Northern Ireland] NI employers being urged to help staff stop smoking

Employers in Northern Ireland should help their staff who smoke to quit, cancer charities have said. It follows statistics released by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), which found that office workers are more likely to smoke than workers in any other
BBC Online
added Mar 8, 2015 16:24
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