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[UK] Smokers waste 5 weeks of work with ciggie breaks

The survey carried out by electronic cigarette retailer ECigaretteDirect.co.uk revealed that nearly all smokers admitted they would be more productive if they could kick the habit.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Jun 4, 2012 14:47
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[Canada] It’s Time to Protect All Alberta Workers From Secondhand Smoke on the Job

A coalition of prominent health organizations is urging the Alberta government to protect all workers from secondhand smoke on the job. The call for uniform protection comes as the Alberta government concludes its review of the occupational health and s
GlobeNewswire
added Oct 25, 2017 00:11
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[Florida] School district discontinues tobacco-screening policy

LAND O’ LAKES — A Pasco County school district effort to hire only non-tobacco users for its food and nutrition services department didn’t work out as well as officials hoped. The tobacco-screening policy, begun two years ago, proved a hindrance in hiri
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Aug 23, 2013 02:30
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[Vermont] Vt.town adops tobacco-free community policy

The town of Sharon isn't the first in Vermont to prohibit smoking on town-owned property, but it's going further with its new Tobacco Free Community Policy. ... statement describing its goal of protecting the health of all community members. In addition t
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 1, 2013 09:21
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[Taiwan] Company should be punished for promoting smoking: groups

The John Tung Foundation, the Consumers' Foundation and the Homemakers United Foundation issued the appeal at a news conference after learning about several cases the previous week in which an unnamed tobacco company held a competition that required toba
Focus Taiwan
added Jul 4, 2013 16:46
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Association between smoke-free workplace and second-hand smoke exposure at home in India

Implementation of smoke-free legislation in India was associated with a higher proportion of adults reporting a smoke-free home. These findings further strengthen the case for accelerated implementation of Article 8 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Mar 24, 2013 10:56
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BENNETT: Blog: Smokers Need Not Apply

A story on banning smokers - and not just smoking - from the workplace sparks a fire.
The Responsibility Project (Liberty Mutual Group)
added Jun 1, 2012 14:58
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea came up with a plan to cut down smoking. The opposite happened.

government launched an initiative to up the price of cigarettes...bump the average price of a pack of cigarettes...New no-smoking zones and required health warnings on labels would follow. Moon predicted that South Koreans would buy 34 percent fewer ciga
Washington Post
added Aug 2, 2016 15:01
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[California] Calm Before Tobacco Storm in Sacramento

Facing four challenges this session in the California Legislature, the tobacco industry has been conspicuously absent from the debate so far. But Sacramento veterans don't expect it to last. "I think they're trying to figure out what's the strategy," sai
California Healthline
added Mar 12, 2015 22:13
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Tobacco CEO and CVS exec both want people to quit smoking

The two women behind these recent decisions—Helena Foulkes,...and Susan Cameron...—shared their thoughts on the question of what to do when value and values collide in early October at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit.
Fortune Magazine
added Oct 23, 2014 16:16
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