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[UK] Council bans workers from taking cigarette breaks

Nottinghamshire County Council says it will discipline workers caught lighting up during paid working hours. They will even face sanctions if caught having a crafty cigarette on the way to work wearing local authority uniform. The strict rules, which w
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 3, 2015 11:36

[UK] Bosses urged to let staff vape at work ($$)

Graham Jukes, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, said making it easier for people to use e-cigarettes than to smoke tobacco might help them to switch. He added that offices did not ban cakes and biscuits despite a national
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:23

Maine's Sagadahoc County Properties Go Smoke-Free

Starting in September, everyone doing business, working or visiting Sagadahoc County property will be prohibited from using tobacco in any form. That includes e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and other forms of tobacco or nicotine-delivery devices. Jason
Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:13

[Nevada] Local group holding clean air meeting

The Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air will have a free public coalition meeting Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. at Highland Estates, 555 Highland Drive, to discuss Mesquite workers’ exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace.
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Jul 25, 2015 11:55

[Illinois] Ogle County bans e-cigs in public places

OREGON – Effective July 1, Ogle County will prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes – e-cigarettes – in virtually all public and work places. A news release from Joanie Padilla, county director of Health Education/Emergency Preparedness, cited a growi
Sauk Valley (IL) Newspapers
added Jun 26, 2015 21:45

[New York] Westchester lawmakers include e-cigarettes in smoke-free worksite law

The Board of Legislators adopted the amended law on Monday. The county’s smoke-free workplace law prohibits smoking in dining areas of all restaurants including bars and bar areas.
Hudson Valley (NY) News
added Jun 5, 2015 05:19

[Oregon] Building owners back the fight against e-cigarettes

E-cigarette smokers looking to toke up in public buildings won't legally be able to as of May 27, thanks in part to legislation pushed by Oregon's largest organization of building owners. The Building Owners and Managers Association of Oregon has been a
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added May 21, 2015 21:38

[South Dakota] Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Bans Public Indoor Smoking

is the first tribe in South Dakota to ban smoking in indoor public spaces. The Smoke-Free Air Act bans smoking cigarettes inside restaurants, workplaces, and tribal offices. The act also requires that cigarette smoke be kept at least 50 feet away from bu
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added May 10, 2015 11:23

[Ireland] The workplace smoking ban didn’t stop people smoking and the Celtic Tiger is to blame

However the results showed that the workplace band did not actually result in a greater reduction in smoking among the employed population compared with non-workers. In fact, the evidence suggests a significantly larger decrease in smoking among non-work
The (ie)
added May 4, 2015 19:01

E Cigarettes in the Workplace: To Ban or Not To Ban?

In the absence of legal frameworks on vaping at the workplace, it is up to the employers to decide the position that they will take....Since the health ramifications of e-cigarettes are not yet fully clear, it may just be consistent to align them with y
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer blogs
added Apr 28, 2015 08:31
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