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Vote on Louisiana smoking ban pushed to next week

A proposal to expand a no-smoking policy to casinos, bars and entertainment venues across the state has been deferred for a week, after opponents questioned whether the bill would unintentionally lead to the closure of some businesses. The measure (HB 8
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 17, 2018 16:10
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Alaska workplace smoking ban moves toward vote after yearslong stall in House committee

Senate Bill 63, to enact a statewide workplace smoking ban, advanced Tuesday evening at a rare meeting of the House Rules Committee. The legislation had been warehoused in the committee by Anchorage Republican Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, the committee chair,
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 15, 2018 16:25
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Smoke-free Louisiana act to be introduced at the State Capitol

Just last week, state officials launched a campaign to persuade legislators to say yes to a policy that would make all of Louisiana's workplaces, including bars and casinos smoke-free. On Thursday, April 9 at 9 a.m., numerous organizations and advocates
WVLA Local 33 | WGMB Fox44 | brproud.com (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:46
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[Kentucky] City commission authorizes stronger smoking ordinance w/Photo

City commission authorizes stronger smoking ordinance
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Apr 12, 2018 03:24
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[Indiana] Zionsville bans tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping in public parks

Town Council voted Monday to ban tobacco, e-cigarettes, and vaping in parks and places of employment. The town's smoking ordinance had already included cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. The ban includes all places of employment (such as restaurants), publi
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Apr 10, 2018 20:42
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Companies more willing to give their smokers a kick in the butts

Instead of letting employees light up as usual, Japanese companies are getting creative in encouraging their smokers to kick the habit, with some even introducing total bans or extra paid holidays for nonsmokers. Indeed, more companies are not only chan
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 8, 2018 18:03
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Proposed bill bans smoking in all workplaces statewide

Several cities in the state have already passed laws of their own, but Representative Miller is hoping to take it a step further by banning smoking in all workplaces statewide. He says that Louisianans are losing loved ones from diseases that are prevent
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:19
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Proposal could force all Louisiana bars and gaming facilities to go smoke-free

A measure that will be introduced Tuesday (April 3) by Representative Dustin Miller calls for a statewide comprehensive smoke-free policy that would make all workplaces, including bars, casinos and gaming facilities smoke-free
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don’t smoke 6 extra vacation days

After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting productivity, marketing firm Piala Inc. made a change to its paid time-off policy. The company granted non-smoking staff an additional six days off each year to mak
PSNews.com.au (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:43
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Employee health plans charge smokers extra but don’t help them quit

Almost half of small employers that charge tobacco users extra for their health insurance don’t offer wellness programs to help employees stop smoking, according to a recent study. The Affordable Care Act permits these surcharges only when employers prov
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2018 21:36
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