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[South Carolina] Conway smoke ban fizzles

A proposal that would have outlawed smoking in nearly all of the city’s private businesses failed Monday night, ending a months-long debate about secondhand smoke, worker safety, business owners’ freedoms and public health.
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:31

[UK] Tribunal stubs out e-cigarette employment claim

An employment tribunal has recently had to decide what we believe to be the first case concerning the use of e-cigarettes. ..employers must consider their approach to e-cigarettes and amend any relevant policies accordingly. If an employer wants to reta
Lexology (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:48

[Missouri] ARCHIVE: Teen tackles double standard of Mo. lawmakers allowed to smoke in their offices

legislators have exempted their own offices from the law. This week’s FOX 4 Young Achiever doesn’t think that’s right, or fair or healthy. So he’ll campaign once again to get the lawmakers to make a change.
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 27, 2015 19:36

Loving: Legislation would be no magic cure for drug problem across Kentucky

she is hopeful legislators will support a law in this session that would make workplaces and public buildings smoke-free. ...Douglas said the legislation would not be a ban on smoking but would require smokers to smoke outside indoor workplaces – includin
Bowling Green (KY) Daily News
added Jan 8, 2015 21:16

[Michigan] Holland workers banned from smoking on the job under new city policy

City Council Wednesday, Nov. 19, unanimously approved a smoke-free and tobacco-free workplace policy as part of an update on the city’s employee handbook. The policy that affects about 470 workers will begin July 1, 2015, city Human Resources Director Cha
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Nov 24, 2014 11:47

American Industrial Hygiene Association recommends e-cigs be included in clean indoor air laws and policies

The American Industrial Hygiene Association just published a white paper, Electronic Cigarettes in the Indoor Environment, that contains an excellent review of the current state of the science on -cigarette emissions.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 30, 2014 20:55

[UK] GATELEY: E-cigarettes: to smoke or not to smoke

are people able to smoke e-cigarettes indoors, on trains or at work? We are being asked this question more and more often in the context of employer obligations. Can employees smoke e-cigarettes in the workplace and what can an employer do about their us
The Lawyer (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:54

[UK] Could cigarette breaks become a thing of the past?

CIGARETTE breaks could be a thing of the past if firms sign up to a new pledge to stop people smoking at work. Health leaders want smoking to be brought up in appraisals and outdoor smoking areas banned. They want to see companies selling nicotine repla
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Oct 6, 2014 12:01

[Wisconsin] Workplace rules vary for chewing tobacco, e-cigs

A surge in the popularity of e-cigarettes has prompted Fox Cities municipalities to address workplace policies on the use of tobacco and nicotine products. Appleton, Kaukauna, Menasha and Neenah city employees face a mix of policies and rules governing
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Sep 17, 2014 14:32

[Illinois] Businesses and public self-police smoking in Rockford

The quest for the local employer of 3,000 people to eradicate smoking on its campuses may not be as difficult as you might think. For various reasons — health, health care-related costs and a heavily taxed tobacco product — there is a nationwide push by
Rockford (IL) Register-Star
added Jul 13, 2014 12:17
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