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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

[Texas] City of Longview employees asked not to use e-cigs at work

City Manager David Willard has asked city employees not to use electronic cigarettes at work until a policy committee fleshes out how to address the devices, which have skyrocketed in popularity in recent months. “The policy committee will soon be consid
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added Jun 10, 2014 11:48

[Missouri] No problems with smoking ban enforcement

Two months ago Kennett banned smoking in most public places. So far there have been few problems enforcing the no smoking ordinance. In fact Fire Marshal Scott Tutor reported he made multiple visits to only one restaurant in town. Otherwise everyone imme
Kennett (MO) Daily Dunklin Democrat
added Jun 9, 2014 18:39

[Ireland] HSE to 'name and shame' premises flouting smoking ban

Yesterday, the HSE published the first of its quarterly reports revealing 11 convictions were secured between January and March for smoking-related offences — with seven in Donegal. Eight of the 11 convictions related to smoking in the workplace, typica
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 5, 2014 10:43
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