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[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
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[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
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[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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[UK] Using e-cigarettes in the office is becoming a burning issue

Some UK employers have already banned 'vapers' from using e-cigs at their desk – but there is no legal reason to do so
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 4, 2014 21:06
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MANDER: Should e-cigarettes be permitted at work? The case for

Okay, if you blow your water vapour (which is what is being exhaled) into someone’s face then I agree: don’t. Likewise, though, don’t cough on people or stand too close to them: that’s just manners…
The Lawyer (uk)
added May 20, 2014 13:07
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[UK] PUBLIC E-CIGARETTE BAN SUGGESTED AT GOVERNMENT LEVEL

The suggestion, made in a Public Health England board meeting in February, recommended that e-cigarettes should be prohibited in "workplaces, educational and public places" to prevent "normalising smoking".
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 30, 2014 23:08
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[Arizona] Able Aerospace bans smoking even off the job

Benson is CEO and principal owner of Able Aerospace Services, and he runs the aerospace supply chain company with his own unique playbook. Benson does not allow workers to smoke — even off the job — saying it saves the company between $750,000 and $1 mil
Business Journal of Phoenix
added Apr 15, 2014 23:24
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Supporters call for Alaska lawmakers to expand smoke-free workplace laws

Supporters of the Alaska Smoke-Free Indoor Workplace bill (SB209) sent the message to lawmakers last Thursday that it's time for Alaska to have statewide smoke-free laws. The proposed law got a hearing yesterday with the Senate State Affairs Committee at
Sitnews (Ketchikan, AK)
added Apr 9, 2014 00:36
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[Mississippi] DeSoto County bans use of e-cigs in government buildings

DeSoto County officials, noting health risks still unknown, have added electronic cigarettes to the smoking ban in county buildings.
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Mar 20, 2014 14:35
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[UK, USA] Just how much does that smoke break cost?

Smoke breaks may be costing employers more than they think, with U.K. businesses losing around $14.50 billion a year, according to a new study. The average British smoker takes four smoking breaks during the work day, lasting around 10 minutes each, as
CNBC
added Mar 5, 2014 18:26
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