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[UK] E-cigarettes: Businesses urged to give vapers their own room and more breaks

Advice issued by Public Health England (PHE) states that workers should be given their own vaping room away from smokers because forcing them to go outside would undermine their ability to quit smoking. E-cigarette users should be given more frequent br
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36
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[Ohio] Number of tobacco-free workplaces increase

The Partnership to Improve Community Health Grant continues to pursue workplaces to work with our staff to implement tobacco-free campus policies. This initiative has been moving forward since 2012 and continues to gain ground as more workplaces partne
limaohio.com
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25
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[Nevada] Survey: Mesquite voters want smoke-free casinos

Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air is now armed with results from a survey that found a clear majority of the city's voters strongly support its efforts to ban indoor smoking in all workplaces, including the city's biggest businesses. A May 2016 Publ
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Sep 2, 2016 01:19
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[Texas] Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth on Behalf of Service Employees

On their website, SFFW said "Fort Worth is the only major city in Texas that does not have a ordinance protecting citizens from the exposure to secondhand smoke in all workplaces. A smoke-free ordinance will protect the health of every resident in Fort W
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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Tata, tobacco! Denmark aims for 1st smoke-free generation by 2030

government has announced plans to create the “first smoke-free generation” by 2030, as part of a $333 million initiative. The ambitious plan detailed in a presentation by health minister Sophie Løhde at Rigshospitalet hospital on Wednesday includes puttin
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 26, 2016 14:17
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[Asia, China] Putting out the cigarettes

The city of Shanghai is set to approve 13 amendments to its six-year-old public-smoking law. If passed, the local laws would expand the municipality's no-smoking areas and authorize the city's enforcement units to impose on-the-spot fines to both venues
Global Times (cn)
added Aug 22, 2016 01:44
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the economics of tobacco: how does where people live and work impact smoking?

Throughout the month of August, Truth Initiative is highlighting the ways that socioeconomic disparities impact tobacco use. To learn more about the research, read the Achieving Health Equity in Tobacco Control report from a consortium of public health o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:44
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Cardiovascular Health Status by Occupational Group — 21 States, 2013

Findings from studies indicate the existence of an association between cardiovascular disease and certain job factors and between specific cardiovascular disease health behaviors (e.g., smoking status, etc.) and occupational group.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:35
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[Canada, USA] Study finds smoke-free workplaces more creative

finds employees with companies working under smoke-free legislation improved creativity by an average of 9% after smoking left the workplace.... companies in the U.S. who have filed patents between 1976 and 2010.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:26
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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Tobacco Act: New Smoking Ban Now In Effect

“The Department of Health would like to inform the public that from 1 August, there is a ban on smoking, including e-cigarettes, both inside and anywhere outside certain government premises. “These premises include health care facilities, residential ca
Bernews
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44
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