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[UK] Could cigarette breaks become a thing of the past?

CIGARETTE breaks could be a thing of the past if firms sign up to a new pledge to stop people smoking at work. Health leaders want smoking to be brought up in appraisals and outdoor smoking areas banned. They want to see companies selling nicotine repla
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Oct 6, 2014 12:01

[Wisconsin] Workplace rules vary for chewing tobacco, e-cigs

A surge in the popularity of e-cigarettes has prompted Fox Cities municipalities to address workplace policies on the use of tobacco and nicotine products. Appleton, Kaukauna, Menasha and Neenah city employees face a mix of policies and rules governing
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Sep 17, 2014 14:32

[Illinois] Businesses and public self-police smoking in Rockford

The quest for the local employer of 3,000 people to eradicate smoking on its campuses may not be as difficult as you might think. For various reasons — health, health care-related costs and a heavily taxed tobacco product — there is a nationwide push by
Rockford (IL) Register-Star
added Jul 13, 2014 12:17

[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

[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

[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

[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

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


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

[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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