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[UK] 'Give staff time off work to help them stop smoking' says health specialist

John Wilcox, insight specialist at Nottingham City Council, said there is a difference between the two and it is "important that organisations take time to consider those differences and how they relate to the health of their employees". Mr Wilcox, spea
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:16
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[UK] Self-employed workman, 70, is fined £150 for not displaying a 'No Smoking' sign in his own van – TWO times the penalty if he had been caught smoking

A bemused van driver was slapped with a £150 fine for failing to display a 'No Smoking' sticker in his vehicle. Trevor Emery and his son Lee, who both do not smoke, were fined two times more than if they had actually been caught smoking in their work v
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 16:08
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The Prevalence of Exposure to Workplace Secondhand Smoke in the US: 2010 to 2015

An estimated 12.6 million working nonsmokers were regularly exposed to SHS at work in 2015. We compared the changes in prevalence of exposure to workplace SHS from 2010 to 2015 by social demographic class, industry of employment and occupation.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 20, 2016 15:11
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[Ohio] State: Smoking ban violations down as public approval rises

State officials are calling Ohio's smoke-free workplace program a success a decade after voters approved a ballot measure barring smoking at some indoor establishments. In 2006, the state banned smoking at indoor establishments that have at least one emp
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 18, 2016 18:58
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[Delaware, Maryland] DRBA implements smoking and tobacco ban

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, the Delaware River and Bay Authority will join a growing list of government agencies, institutions of higher learning, businesses, and others to adopt a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus policy. The authority's new policy prohibi
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Nov 16, 2016 16:51
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[Asia, China] Landmark Smoke-Free Law in Shanghai Will Reduce Smoking, Save Lives

Shanghai’s decision will be felt around the world – as a shining example of what cities of any size can do to address the world’s leading cause of preventable death. Shanghai’s new law requires 100 percent smoke-free restaurants, bars, workplaces and publ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[Delaware, New Jersey] DRBA Implements Smoking and Tobacco Ban; Policy Effective Jan. 1, 2017

Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) will join a growing list of government agencies, institutions of higher learning, businesses, and others to adopt a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus policy. The Authority’s new policy prohibits smoking and tobac
Cape May County (NJ) Herald
added Nov 3, 2016 15:45
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[UK] Are you legally allowed a smoking break?

The truth is, workers over 18 in the UK are only legally entitled to ONE type of break while at work - and it has nothing to do with going for a cigarette. The ‘rest break’ allows employees to have one uninterrupted 20 minute break, if they work for mor
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:02
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[UK] Are you legally allowed a smoking break? The rules behind leaving your desk for a cigarette

, workers over 18 in the UK are only legally entitled to ONE type of break while at work - and it has nothing to do with going for a cigarette. The ‘rest break’ allows employees to have one uninterrupted 20 minute break, if they work for more than six ho
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:22
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[UK-Wales] This is how many smoke breaks you are legally allowed to take in a day

Unless a worker’s employment contract says so, they don’t have the right to take a smoke break at anytime outside of their alloted break time. Fflur Jones, Partner at Darwin Gray, says: "Employers are increasingly imposing limits on the amount of time o
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30
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