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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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[Oregon] Governor Kitzhaber signs Executive Order for Tobacco-free State Properties

Executive order will create a single, statewide policy requiring state properties to be tobacco-free.
Office of the Governor Oregon
added Aug 4, 2012 16:03
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[Philippines] Baldoz bans smoking in DOLE offices

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Thursday ordered regional offices and attached agencies of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to strictly implement a cigarette smoke-free environment in their offices, citing the Philippines’s firm commitme
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jun 14, 2012 19:26
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[Canada] Smoking shack built behind NWT legislative assembly

A committee of MLAs from the previous legislative assembly approved the building of a shelter for smokers tucked away behind the assembly building in Yellowknife, CBC News has learned.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:46
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[Asia, India] I just smoke cigar, what about those who suck others' blood: Ashish Joshi on his removal from DDC

He added, “What I do in my personal life is not related to my work. As long as I don't consume cigars in office, its no one's business.” Meanwhile, BJP leader Nalin Kohli in Joshi's defence said, “I don’t know what kind of ground is this to remove an of
Zee News (in)
added May 14, 2015 00:25
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[Missouri] CoxHealth: Smokers not wanted

CoxHealth President and CEO Steve Edwards said he is contributing $15,000 of his own money to the newly created Charlie Fund. It will dole out payments to current employees who quit and are nicotine-free a year later. The fund is named after Edwards’ la
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Sep 29, 2013 21:29
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[Malaysia] Puff breaks cutting short 'working' life

Smokers may think they are only taking a few minutes from their work station for a "puff break" but other related routines, coupled with the actual act of smoking, can slice off more than three weeks of the company's time per employee in a year.
The Star (my)
added Jul 8, 2012 12:42
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[Massachusetts] Northampton health board approves new smoking restrictions

City smokers have until June 1 before new regulations take effect that will curb where they will be able to light up and restrict cigar and other tobacco sales. And, no, electronic cigarettes, or “e-cigs,” are not exempt.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Mar 24, 2014 10:03
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[Bulgaria] Socialists push for allowing smoking in bars – but not in offices

Bulgarian ruling party BSP is actively working on easing the full ban on smoking in public spaces, passed by the GERB government. The most likely scenario is that smoking will be allowed in bars, but the smoke free environment will be kept in offices.
Standart News (bg)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:31
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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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