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[Canada] Toronto City Council votes to ban e-cigarettes from city property

36 councillors voted in support of the ban and two voted against. The approval means City of Toronto employees will not be permitted to use e-cigarettes in municipal work places. Council also requested that the general manager of solid waste management in
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 27, 2014 12:15
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[Canada] Return of the smoking room? Employers grapple with medicinal marijuana use

Could reasonable accomodation for medical marijuana users see a return to the days of smoking rooms?
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added May 27, 2014 02:32
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[Canada] Council bans e-cigarettes from city workplaces

Council voted Monday to treat e-cigarettes like real cigarettes in city workplaces. With no debate, council voted 36 to 2 to prohibit e-cigarette use in City of Toronto workplaces and “recommend the same” to the city’s agencies and corporations.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:46
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[Canada] Ottawa anti-smoking program could go national

A made-in-Ottawa program meant to help construction workers quit smoking could soon get some national exposure. For months, Ottawa Public Health staff have been donning hard hats and steel-toed boots to lead “tailgate talks” at construction sites, where
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 14, 2015 01:11
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[Canada] City employees prohibited from smoking e-cigs in municipal buildings, vehicles

The city of Montreal has banned its employees from puffing on e-cigarettes inside city-owned buildings and vehicles. Employees received a notice Tuesday about the policy, saying e-cigarettes are considered to be the same as regular cigarettes and thus fa
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:25
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[USA] Canada: E-Cigarettes: A Hazy Status In The Workplace

Employers should continue to monitor Health Canada's regulatory advisories regarding e-cigarettes. Employers with questions about establishing policies or how to adapt e-cigarettes to your current workplace policies should contact one of our members of M
Mondaq
added Jul 18, 2014 16:03
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[North Carolina] The 2013 Reynolds American, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting: orders, points of order, “out of order” and ordered out!

Dr. Sharon Brown, a grandmother and a shareholder from Pennsylvania, who was seated second from the aisle where the company’s sole microphone ... saw Dr. Brown fall to the floor after she attempted to get by the RAI employee. By the time Dr. Brown was ab
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 19, 2013 13:37
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[Oregon] EXECUTIVE ORDER 12-13 TOBACCO FREE PROPERTIES (PDF)

a. State agency employees are prohibited from using tobacco products made for human consumption (including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco) inside state agency buildings and on stat
Office of the Governor Oregon
added Aug 4, 2012 16:04
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[USA] China, US cooperate on smoking control in workplaces

China and the United States have established the Sino-US Partnership on Smoke-free Workplaces, pledging cemented efforts regarding tobacco control in workplaces. The partnership was announced in a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) an
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2012 19:18
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[Canada] Smoking police charge Wiarton councillor again

Wiarton businessman and town councillor Jim Turner in his TV repair shop in Wiarton Friday. Turner is facing nine charges under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act related to allegations he had a lit cigarette in his shop on three dates in June
Owen Sound (Ont) Sun Times (ca)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:55
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