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Why higher taxes on cigarettes doesnt' help smokers

A new study shows that while counter-marketing techniques often reduce total consumption of cigarettes, increasing cigarette taxes per package shifts some consumers to higher nicotine products. Given the addictive properties of nicotine, this result inc
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 12:14

[UK] Women take more sick leave then men - but it's usually to look after the kids, official figures show

The lower health consciousness of men is also reflected in drinking and smoking habits. Some 15 per cent of men but 13 per cent of women smoke every day, and among smokers men on average go through 12 cigarettes a day, but women 11.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 12:55

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Back in the Day: Workplace smoking faces the axe

In 1988 the Health Department wants a ban on all smoking in the workplace and in public places.
TVNZ (nz)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:36

[UK] Nottinghamshire County Council smoking ban unlikely to be copied in Kent

Kent County Council has no plans to follow the proposal by Nottinghamshire County Council to ban staff from smoking during breaks, according to a council spokesman. However, they said that it would be interesting to see how the proposal - if given the gr (uk)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:36

[UK] Blanket ban on smoking during work hours for all employees at Notinghamshire County Council

A policy document circulated to staff yesterday, and seen by the Post, said staff had "no right to smoke" and the council has a "key role" in promoting better health in Notts. The ban, which also prohibits the use of e-cigarettes, has been welcomed by
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:39

[UK] Council to ban staff smoking breaks

Nottinghamshire County Council has said its 9,000 employees will be barred from smoking during work time with the ban extending to e-cigarettes... Director Simon Clark says employers have "no business" prohibiting employees smoking outside working hours w
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:38

[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
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