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[New York] Gov. Cuomo to sign bill outlawing e-cigarettes in most restaurants, bars and workplaces

The measure, adopted by the Legislature in June, extends the provisions of New York’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include e-cigarettes and has been a top priority of anti-smoking advocates. “These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarett
New York Daily News
added Oct 23, 2017 15:07
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Over 30% of lung cancer patients were exposed to secondhand smoke at workplace: survey

Over 30 percent of lung cancer patients in Japan who have jobs had been exposed to passive smoking at their workplaces, underscoring the need for legal action to reduce the risk at offices and public places, according to a patient support group. The Japa
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 19, 2017 15:31
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[Georgia] New Poll Shows Atlanta Voters Overwhelmingly Support Smoke-free Law

Three-quarters of voters (76 percent) favor a law to prohibit smoking inside most public places – including workplaces, public buildings, offices, restaurants, bars and the Hartsfield-Jackson airport – including two-thirds of voters (67 percent) who stron
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:45
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[New York] TOBACCO POLICY IMPLEMENTED ON JOHNSTOWN OFFICE COMPLEX

The Johnstown Office Complex is pleased to announce that on Aug. 1 a tobacco policy was implemented. The policy limits smoking on the complex grounds to a designated area according to Tricia Terleckey, Community Engagement coordinator for Advancing Tobac
Amsterdam (NY) Recorder
added Oct 18, 2017 02:42
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Changes in Self-Reported Smokefree Workplace Policy Coverage Among Employed Adults—United States, 2003 and 2010–2011

However, coverage remained unchanged in half of states, and disparities persisted across occupations and states. Accelerated efforts are warranted to ensure that all workers are protected by smokefree workplace policies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 13, 2017 05:46
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[UK] Smoking at work: what are your rights and what can your boss do to help you quit?

Legally, workers have the right to one uninterrupted 20 minute break during a working day (over six hours), however, unless a contract specifically states it, workers are not actually entitled to take smoking breaks. It’s really down to the employer’s dis
West Sussex Today (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:18
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[Pennsylvania] PA Voters Favor Closing Clean Indoor Air Loopholes

More than two-thirds of Pennsylvania voters favor passing a law that would prohibit smoking inside all workplaces in the state, according to a new poll from Breathe Free Pennsylvania. In the survey, 69 percent of voters said they support legislation to c
Public News Service (PNS)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:32
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Wellness Company Gives Organizations Resources to Tackle Employee Smoking

SelfHelpWorks interventions are curriculum-driven, just like an e-university course... LivingFree is a scientifically-based online cognitive behavioral training course designed to eliminate cravings and end physical and emotional dependence on tobacco -
PR Newswire
added Sep 14, 2017 14:22
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Smoking remains one of China’s burning problems

But Wu’s experience reflects a national trend: local campaigns are beginning to turn the tide against workplace smoking, experts say, even while enforcement remains uneven. The statistics are startling: more than 54 per cent of Chinese people who work in
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:20
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Without clarity, wellness incentive goes up in smoke

“Not all tobacco cessation and wellness programs are created equal,” cautions Don Powell, Ph.D.... He suggests HR departments be advised to meet all the RAS criteria, including embracing approaches with a proven track record for success and a design that
Employee Benefit Adviser
added Sep 11, 2017 23:16
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