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[UK] No fag breaks out side Birmingham City Council buildings says health watchdog

A health watchdog committee wants to move ciggie-lovers huddling outside council offices, such as Woodcock Street on the Aston University campus, away from public view, to avoid them being seen by impressionable passers-by like children.
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 18:14

[Louisiana] Group pushing bar, casino smoking ban in East Baton Rouge includes doctors, musicians, public officials

The last remnants of lit cigarettes legally allowed in Baton Rouge’s bars and casinos could soon turn to ash if a campaign unveiled Tuesday is successful in creating an East Baton Rouge Parish ordinance to prohibit smoking in all workplaces. A group of
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 27, 2016 18:59

[Louisiana] Poll: 70 percent of EBR voters in favor of extending workplace smoking ban

Local, state and national public health groups have released the results of polls that show 70 percent of East Baton Rouge Parish voters are in favor of extending the statewide smoke-free policy to all workplaces, including bars and casinos.
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jan 27, 2016 06:17

[New York] NYU Research: Secondhand Smoke Hazardous to Hookah Bar Workers

Workers at New York City hookah bars are inhaling hazardous levels of carbon monoxide and nicotine while at work, signaling yet another breach by their employers of New York City’s anti-smoking bylaws. This is the finding of the study, “Secondhand hookah
New York University
added Jan 25, 2016 13:25

[Canada] VIDEO: Debate on hiring smokers to work in healthcare

healthcare professionals held a debate over whether smokers should be hired to work in a healthcare setting. Dr. Andrew Pipe from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute was the moderator at the debate. Dr. Pipe said while this debate was being done as a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05

LETTER: People's Forum: Ban all public smoking in Indiana

I have concerns for my health when I am around my smoking co-workers. The Smoke-Free Air law is barely followed, and many people do not seem to care much about it in the workplace. This needs to change.
Elkhart (IN) Truth
added Jan 22, 2016 23:04
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[Colorado] Take a weed break at work. It's allowed!

While recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado, smoking of any kind isn't allowed in the building. So Flowhub's 18 employees, most of them millennials, are free to bring in cannabis-infused edibles, sodas and juices. So far, there haven't been any neg
added Jan 20, 2016 20:38

Can You Really Still Smoke at Work?

Over half of the 376 organizations surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management permit smoking in the workplace. "In the workplace" in this instance can mean a variety of things, explains Evren Esen, the director of survey programs at SHRM. "It
Bloomberg News
added Jan 17, 2016 20:34

Report: Florida Prisons Either Need To Fully Ban Tobacco Or Allow Everyone To Have It

Currently, Florida’s correctional employees can have tobacco products, while most inmates can’t. A report by CGL, an independent consulting firm, advises the prison agency either do away with the policy or allow everyone to have it. Brad Sassatelli with
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Jan 12, 2016 03:01

[UK-Wales] The great vape debate: Should e-cigs be banned in indoor public places?

FOR Welsh Liberal Democrat AM Peter Black argues why it would be a mistake to ban e-cigarettes in pubs, clubs and restaurants / AGAINST Media Wales Chief Reporter Martin Shipton argues why electronic cigarettes should be banned in indoor public places
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 16:43
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