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With Governor’s Signature, California Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Enacts Other Measures to Reduce Tobacco Use

By increasing the tobacco age to 21, the nation’s largest state provides incredible momentum to similar efforts nationwide. The state of Hawaii and at least 145 localities in 10 states previously raised the tobacco age to 21 (PDF), including New York Cit
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 5, 2016 10:26


A council has agreed to ban anyone from smoking within their own vehicles while in its car parks. Aberdeenshire Council’s new policy aims to ensure non-smokers are not exposed to tobacco smoke.
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Apr 25, 2016 14:36

[UK] Smoking breaks stubbed out for Nottinghamshire County Council workers

Cigarette breaks will become a thing of the past for Nottinghamshire County Council workers after councillors voted through a blanket ban on smoking. From May, all of the 8,826 employees at the local authority will not be allowed to light up whilst at w
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 21, 2016 10:26

[UK] Nottinghamshire County Council staff smoking ban approved

A council has approved plans to ban thousands of its employees from smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes in its buildings, on its land and in vehicles. Nottinghamshire County Council first discussed the proposals to bar its 9,000 staff from smoking during
BBC Online
added Apr 20, 2016 15:04

[UK] Council considers banning cigarettes

As part of its commitment to promote better workplace health for its employees, Nottinghamshire County Council will be considering plans to create a smoke free working environment for all its employees from May 2016.
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 15, 2016 10:25

[Texas] Smoke-free ordinance passes in Port Arthur

city council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a city ordinance that would prohibit smoking in workplaces... "Smoke-Free Port Arthur is grateful to the city council for taking this step to protect workers and residents of Port Arthur from the health ef
KFDM-TV CBS Channel 6 (Beaumont, TX)
added Apr 6, 2016 20:47

[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi- Mobily promotes No Smoking Day for better work environment

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has announced its No Smoking Day initiative for its employees which aims to encourage them to quit smoking. The day corresponding to Dec. 29 will be celebrated under the slogan 'each cigarette avoided contributes to your health.'
added Dec 29, 2015 23:25

The Portion of Health Care Costs Associated With Lifestyle-Related Modifiable Health Risks Based on a Sample of 223,461 Employees in Seven Industries: The UM-HMRC Study

Conclusions: This study, coupled with past work, gives an employer a sense of the magnitude that might be saved if modifiable health risks could be eliminated.
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
added Dec 14, 2015 02:22

[Belgium, Europe, Romania] A commissioner’s work habits prompt staff upheaval / Corina Creţu’s long weekends and treatment of underlings said to be behind high turnover.

former and current staffers said, Creţu smoked cigarettes in her office, flouting an institution-wide ban. “Everyone said, ‘You can’t do this,’” according to a former staffer, “but she said, ‘In Romania, a minister can do whatever they want.’”
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04

Are Smoking and Tattoos Too Taboo for the Job Site?

In the HVAC realm, contractors must develop policies and procedures for technicians that please non-smokers, yet don’t vilify those who do smoke. It’s a problem with no easy answer; one that is likely greyer than the cloud of smoke at the end of a cigare
ACHRN - Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News
added Nov 16, 2015 20:09
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