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[Georgia] LETTER: Smokers: Take it outside

On May 6, the Augusta Commission is voting on an ordinance to help create a healthier Augusta. We refer to it as the BreathEasy Augusta campaign, and it is designed to eliminate smoking in Augusta’s workplaces and ask those who smoke to simply take it ou
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 21, 2014 01:51
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E-Cigarettes Light Up Controversy Among Employers

The arguments for allowing e-cigarettes in the workplace are few in number, and all things considered, pale in comparison to the reasons for prohibiting them in that environment. Proponents of e-cigarettes point out there is no proof of associated healt
added Apr 18, 2014 15:14

[Georgia] Health advocates seek stronger ordinance

Healthy Augusta steering committee member the Rev. Jeff Flowers is sending out a letter this week to fellow clergy urging them to speak out this Sunday or the following Sunday about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke and the need for stronger pr
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 16, 2014 03:59

[Arizona] Able Aerospace bans smoking even off the job

Benson is CEO and principal owner of Able Aerospace Services, and he runs the aerospace supply chain company with his own unique playbook. Benson does not allow workers to smoke — even off the job — saying it saves the company between $750,000 and $1 mil
Business Journal of Phoenix
added Apr 15, 2014 23:24

[Idaho] Boise passes e-cigarette ban for city workers

City Council has approved a change in policy that includes e-cigarettes on the list of banned tobacco use while city workers are on the job. Cigarettes, pipes and snuff are already off limits at work. The council voted on the policy change as part of it
KBOI-TV 2News (Boise, ID)
added Apr 9, 2014 06:40

Supporters call for Alaska lawmakers to expand smoke-free workplace laws

Supporters of the Alaska Smoke-Free Indoor Workplace bill (SB209) sent the message to lawmakers last Thursday that it's time for Alaska to have statewide smoke-free laws. The proposed law got a hearing yesterday with the Senate State Affairs Committee at
Sitnews (Ketchikan, AK)
added Apr 9, 2014 00:36

When E-Cigarettes Meet Workplace Smoking Policies

Eber says first check state and local laws since many places have begun adding e-cigarettes to existing regulations banning smoking. Even if there are no laws in place, she says it might be a good idea to amend the company’s existing antismoking policy t
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Apr 9, 2014 00:23

Chestnut Global Partners (CGP) and CS2day Partner to Deploy Smoking Cessation Program in China

Chestnut Global Partners, a leading provider of multinational Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) with offices in China, will "localize" CS2day's proven smoking cessation program for Chinese and multinational companies; Initiative aimed at world's largest
PR Web
added Apr 8, 2014 22:35

[Idaho] Boise Wants to Snuff Out E-Cigarettes Among City Employees

When the Boise City Council meets this Tuesday, April 8, they'll be asked to approve a resolution that would convert its stand-alone Tobacco Use Policy from the status of "policy" and group it with the "Drug-Free Workplace Policy" and regulations in its
Boise (ID) Weekly
added Apr 6, 2014 21:48

SPARCK: Alaska is dying for a statewide smoke-free workplace policy

We need legislation to combat this workplace threat. Secondhand smoke is a major cause of needless, preventable suffering and death. And it isn’t only cancer we need to worry about; non-smokers exposed to secondhand smoke increase their risk of heart dis
Alaska Dispatch
added Apr 4, 2014 17:01
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