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[UK] Ecigarettes: workplace divided on how to respond ($$)

Some of our employees have started to use ecigarettes at their desks and while some line managers do not mind this, others want to stamp it out. What can we do? Can we ban ecigarettes in the office?
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 7, 2014 17:37
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[California] Total Smoking Bans Work Best

Completely banning tobacco use inside the home – or more broadly in the whole city – measurably boosts the odds of smokers either cutting back or quitting entirely, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in the current
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center
added Dec 19, 2013 10:48
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Ohio State study: Smokers cost employers $6K more annually

Lead author Micah Berman, from the College of Public Health and Moritz College of Law, told The Lantern he decided to research this topic when he was asked to give a presentation on policies involving smoking in the workplace, such as smoke-free policies
The Ohio State Lantern
added Aug 21, 2013 10:45
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[Massachusetts] Weymouth firefighter fired for smoking loses appeal

In a ruling released Thursday, the state Civil Service Commission said the town had cause to fire Kenneth Morehouse in January 2012 after he was caught violating a statewide ban on police and firefighters smoking on or off the job. The ban has been in pl
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Apr 26, 2013 06:53
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Dr. Kate Scannell: Should employers be allowed to ban smokers from jobs?

In the end, denying a job to a smoker is making a molehill out of a mountain of troubling concerns involving tobacco commerce and regulation. And providing a smoker with employment that requires her to spend eight-hour days in a tobacco-free workplace ma
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Apr 1, 2013 09:55
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[Wisconsin] Proposed smoking fee draws surprise foes: anti-smoking advocates

Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $50-a-month fee for state employees who smoke faces some surprising opponents: anti-smoking advocates. Smoke Free Wisconsin, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids d
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Feb 27, 2013 18:37
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Smoking: A Drag for Job Applicants?

But Cobb wonders how far hospitals and other employers will push the line. “Irrespective of smoking, is this something that firms should be dictating or legislating?” he asks. “I’m assuming part of the goal is to lower insurance costs, but what about peo
Time Magazine Blogs
added Dec 26, 2012 01:33
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[UK] Smoking job applicant accuses TV antiques expert of discrimination

“She stubbed [the cigarette] out on the floor and came in to inquire about the job vacancy. “I told her what it entailed and when I said we didn’t want a smoker, she accused me of discriminating against smokers, stormed out and slammed the door.”
Christian Davies Antiques (uk)
added Nov 5, 2012 11:36
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In Sierra Leone, Health Minister Bans Smoking:

Awareness Times (sl)
added Dec 26, 2009 00:00
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[Canada] Coalition calls on province to close gaps in workplace second-hand smoke legislation

Alberta workplaces became smoke-free a decade ago but the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says more can be done to protect workers from second-hand smoke. Smoke-free advocates say millions of workers have been protected from second-hand smoke over the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:43
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