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[Asia, China] SCWARTLANDER: Time to bring ‘APEC blue’ indoors with entirely smoke-free environments

after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum remained satisfactory... Despite the improved air quality outside, many places inside the city presented another harmful air issue. Smoking in enclosed public spaces is permitted at restaurants, hot
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 19, 2014 12:45
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[Kentucky] Ky voices: James Sharp says secondhand smokes taking tragic toll on state, in dollars and lives

It's equally important to mark this day by encouraging our leaders in the General Assembly to do the same; set a date and make a plan to quit exposing hardworking Kentuckians to secondhand smoke in the workplace. Nonsmokers who are exposed to high levels
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 19, 2014 12:33
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[Texas] Houston employers struggle with how to handle e-cigarettes in the workplace

E-cigarettes present a challenge for employers because of how much is unknown. Should it be treated as a traditional cigarette, in which employees can only smoke outside? Can employees smoke them at their cubicles? If employees do allow it at the office,
Houston (TX) Business Journal
added Nov 14, 2014 17:32
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[Louisiana] New Orleans to kick off Smoke-Free Week 2.0 at City Hall

Looking to draw attention to the effects of secondhand smoke in workplaces, New Orleans officials are kicking off "Smoke-Free Week 2.0" today on the steps of City Hall. City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, who is spearheading an effort to restrict smoking
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Nov 12, 2014 12:08
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[Tennessee] JAIN: Is it acceptable to deny employment to smokers?

not having any hospital employees smoke sets an example for the community. Health care workers who value the health of their patients need to value their own health by not smoking.
The Tennessean
added Nov 9, 2014 19:22
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[UK] Does an e-cigarette fall within your no smoking policy?

Employers should already have an adequate smoking policy in place which, if they require, can be supplemented to include e-cigarettes. We would advise that in order to protect employers interests, a policy and the message to staff is correctly implemente
Aaron & Partners LLP (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 11:31
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EDITORIAL: The smoking lamp is out

there’s an irony in telling people who make cigarettes they’re so harmful they can’t be used at work unless it’s done in a supposedly closed room. It may have been a tough call for company officials, but it was the right one.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Nov 1, 2014 22:54
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[Alabama] DAVIDSON: Montgomery needs a smoke-free ordinance

A new study suggests that Alabama is one of 10 states where people are most likely to smoke themselves to death. I know this because I see it every day. As a medical oncologist, I diagnose and treat hundreds ... All of this, and Alabama is one of only 15
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Oct 31, 2014 19:12
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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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