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[Costa Rica] Anti-Tobacco Law Softened

The inflexible anti-tobacco law passed this year by the Legislative Assembly that flatly forbids smoking in the workplace has been made less punishing by decree of President Laura Chinchilla and Minister of Health Daisy Corrales.
Fijatevos.com (blog) (cr)
added Jul 28, 2012 10:38
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State senator tells colleagues who smoke: Keep your butts off Nebraska Capitol's exterior

In response to recent complaints, Krist sent an email last week advising his legislative colleagues and their staffers to not snuff out cigars or cigarettes against the porous, exterior limestone walls of the State Capitol. "As you can imagine, this leav
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 25, 2015 19:14
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[Missouri] New CoxHealth policy: No smokers need apply

However, 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 Edwa
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Sep 28, 2013 15:36
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[Canada] Overzealous Canadian 'smoke police' slap 79-year-old with THREE tickets worth more than $1,000 for having a cigarette alone in his own Porsche

He was fined more than $1,000 for smoking in an enclosed workplace, failing to have a no-smoking sign in his SUV, and failing to properly supervise a workplace But Kraemer argued his luxury Porsche SUV was never used as part of the cleaning business he o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2017 16:53
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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to be phased in from 2016 to reduce health risks for inmates and guards

Smoking in open prisons in England will be banned from October (2015), with four Welsh prisons (Usk/Prescoed, Swansea, Cardiff and Parc) following suit in January 2016 and four English prisons - Dartmoor, Channings Wood, Erlestoke and Exeter - enforcing a
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:18
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[Asia, India] Delhi govt accuses fired official of faults graver than smoking cigars at work

“on several occasions, he (Joshi) has been found smoking cigars and chewing tobacco within office premises”.
Indian Express
added May 14, 2015 00:22
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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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Smoke-Free Illinois marks 7th anniversary

January marks the seventh anniversary of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act which protects everyone from the health risks associated with secondhand smoke exposure. Seven years ago, Illinois enacted one of the strongest clean indoor air laws in the country. Il
De Kalb (IL) Midweek
added Jan 7, 2015 13:52
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[Asia] Uzbekistan toughens penalties for use of tobacco products, alcohol in public

consumption of tobacco products in work places, healthcare, education, sport-rehabilitation facilities, places with fire risks, including gasoline stations and other public places punished with a fine at the size of 1/3 sizes of minimal salary.
AzerNews (az)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:18
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[Florida] Holy e-smokes! Some businesses allow vaping cigarettes in workplace

With the growing trend of electronic cigarettes, a few Southwest Florida businesses are allowing vaping in the workplace. Safety Harbour Insurance Inc., which serves Lee and Collier counties, allows its employees to e-puff away at work. “We absolutely l
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Apr 14, 2013 13:24
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