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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] In Jambi, people smoking in public places may face hefty fines

The Jambi administration is working on programs to publicize a newly passed bylaw that prohibits smoking in public places. Taking effect on Sept.1, the bylaw imposes a Rp 100,000 (US$7.50) fine on anyone found guilty of smoking in public places. Jambi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 4, 2017 22:21
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[UK] Workplace smoking ban 10 years on: Common employer queries

Strictly speaking, smoke-free legislation does not apply to e-cigarettes. There are pros and cons of allowing e-cigarettes at work and it is up to individual employers to set their own rules on e-cigarette use at work. Some employees use e-cigarettes,
PersonnelToday.com (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 14:33
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[New York] New vaping legislation could hurt local businesses

would ban vaping in workplaces, restaurants, bars and on public transportation....for a state that wants people to shop small, there's a lot of red tape. Owner of vapor New York in Elmiria Heights, Helene Moreno tells WENY News, "right now it's hard eno
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:38
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[Asia, Pakistan] Police told to enforce tobacco control laws

The Punjab government has directed the inspector general of police and district administrations to ensure the enforcement of tobacco control laws and to launch a 10-day campaign regarding the enforcement of the said laws across the province. The campaign
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:30
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[South America/Caribbean] PAHO hiring policy favours non-smokers

As part of its mandate to control the use of tobacco in order to minimize its effect on populations, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ World Health Organization (WHO) has instituted a hiring policy that favours non-smokers.
Stabroek News (gy)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:40
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[Asia-pacific] Labour group petitions against smoking lounges in Macau

Lei Man Chao, deputy director of the activist group, told GGRAsia that the association is not happy with the Health Bureau’s plan to retain smoking lounges in the city’s casinos. The association claims that the decision “goes against” the government’s or
GGRAsia (mo)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:33
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[Oregon] County to propose new smoking ordinance

Tillamook County Commissioner Bill Baertlein has spearheaded the proposed ordinance in an attempt to update existing county smoking ordinances to be more in line with the modern view of tobacco use and the workplace. The revisions would negate and repla
Tillamook (OR) Headlight Herald
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52
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[UK] PRESS DIGEST - RUSSIA - Jan 25

Russia's Health Ministry supports th Russia's Health Ministry supports the idea of making smokers work longer hours to compensate for the time they spend on smoking breaks, the daily says.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 16:40
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[Georgia] EDITORIAL: Non smoking: May that trend continue to grow

There is no argument that the use of tobacco can and does cause numerous health problems, especially as it relates to cardio-pulmonary issues. Many private companies now don’t allow smoking on their properties. ?Moultrie City government will not hire sm
Moultrie (GA) Observer
added Dec 30, 2016 16:19
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[UK] 'Give staff time off work to help them stop smoking' says health specialist

John Wilcox, insight specialist at Nottingham City Council, said there is a difference between the two and it is "important that organisations take time to consider those differences and how they relate to the health of their employees". Mr Wilcox, spea
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:16
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