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[UK-Scotland] Hotel workers most likely to smoke

HOTEL workers and people who work in the food industries are among the most Scots to smoke, a new study has found. Research by British Heart Foundation Scotland found that well over a third of those who worked in those areas were smokers.
Evening Times (uk)
added Mar 8, 2015 10:04
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[UK] Will your JOB send you to an early grave? Millions say stress from work has driven them to eat junk, smoke, drink more alcohol and exercise less

Many feel their work life is leading them to eating a poor diet, preventing them from doing enough exercise and leading to excess drinking and smoking. The survey was carried out by the British Heart Foundation, which is now calling on employers to encou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2015 19:08
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[Minnesota] E-Cigs To Be Included In Hennepin Co. Smoking Ban

The ban prohibits smoking at places of employment, restaurants and bars in Hennepin County. The county board approved the policy Tuesday.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Feb 11, 2015 23:20
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[China] Georgia State to Continue Helping Chinese Cities Kick Smoking

School of Public Health has received an $850,000 grant from Pfizer Inc. to continue work on tobacco control in Chinese cities started by a consortium of institutions in Atlanta and China. The initiative will be led by Dean Michael Eriksen, one of the wo
GlobalAtlanta
added Feb 10, 2015 17:49
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[California] New Leno Bill Protects Public Against Exposure to E-Cigarettes

Nation’s Leading Health Advocacy Groups Support SB 140, Which Prohibits Smoking of E-Cigarettes at Workplaces, Schools, Restaurants and Hospitals
CA Senator Mark Leno
added Jan 29, 2015 00:58
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[Louisiana] No Smoking Allowed: New Orleans City Council passes smoking ban for bars, casinos

history in New Orleans with the City Council’s unanimous passage Thursday of an ban on indoor smoking and use of electronic cigarettes that backers described as a way to protect service industry workers and musicians from the dangers of secondhand smoke.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 23, 2015 14:40
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[UK] Vaping etiquette: the best way to ensure smoke without ire ($$)

The New Nicotine Alliance, a users’ group set up to help fight “kneejerk” bans, aims to develop guidance for users on how to vape considerately. Gerry Stimson, a board member, wants this to become a “five-point guide
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:22
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[Minnesota] Honeywell and feds at odds over health insurance

According to the lawsuit, "employees will be penalized if they or their spouses do not take the biometric tests." The penalties listed in the lawsuit include ... a $1,000 'tobacco surcharge' even if the employee chooses to not go through the biometric tes
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 30, 2014 12:52
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[Montana] County courthouse smokers will have to move across the street

The problem with “the cave” is secondhand smoke, which other employees complain wafts up and into their offices on the second floor through the ventilation system and when they open their windows. Employees in the county attorney’s office and others who
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Oct 21, 2014 09:51
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[UK] GATELEY: E-cigarettes: to smoke or not to smoke | Briefings

If you.ve never smoked, the decision to allow their use, is probably a no-brainer. Allowing e- cigarettes in the workplace has the potential to upset the majority and create potential division within the workplace; there remain unknowns in terms of heal
The Lawyer (uk)
added Oct 18, 2014 08:37
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