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[Georgia] Beaufort Bans Smoking On All County Property, Offers Help To Employees

Beaufort County will officially be smoke-free as of March 1st, banning smoking on all county properties such as Technical College of the Lowcountry and Beaufort Memorial Hospital. “This is an environment for everybody… that’s why I think we should make
WSAV NBC Channel 3 (Savannah, GA)
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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[UK] Bedford lost £14m last year due to smoking breaks

But the biggest cost to the economy is not early deaths (£8.79million), smoking-
related disease (£4.25million) or lost productivity because of sick days (£2.48million)... Instead the big cost is from people taking smoking breaks – reckoned to have cost B
Bedford Today (Times & Citizen) (uk)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:13
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Want to smoke or carry a gun in the Missouri Capitol? You'll have to get elected first ($$)

Two privileges only Missouri state lawmakers can enjoy came under fire this week, with legislators questioning their own ability to carry firearms and smoke cigarettes in the Capitol building.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 13, 2017 22:37
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[Nevada] E-cigarettes removed from banned list for county workers

Nye County commissioners voted last week to remove the devices, commonly called e-cigarettes, from the list of tobacco products that are prohibited within any building owned, leased and utilized by Nye County.
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
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[Ohio] State: Smoking ban violations down as public approval rises

State officials are calling Ohio's smoke-free workplace program a success a decade after voters approved a ballot measure barring smoking at some indoor establishments. In 2006, the state banned smoking at indoor establishments that have at least one emp
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 18, 2016 18:58
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[UK] Are you legally allowed a smoking break?

The truth is, workers over 18 in the UK are only legally entitled to ONE type of break while at work - and it has nothing to do with going for a cigarette. The ‘rest break’ allows employees to have one uninterrupted 20 minute break, if they work for mor
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:02
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[Ohio] Hamilton considers smoking, tobacco ban on all city property

City government is in the early stages of considering an assault on tobacco use on several fronts, Human Resources Director Tim Werdmann recently told City Council. That includes banning all tobacco and e-cigarette use at all city properties and work si
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Oct 9, 2016 14:41
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[Nevada] Survey: Mesquite voters want smoke-free casinos

Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air is now armed with results from a survey that found a clear majority of the city's voters strongly support its efforts to ban indoor smoking in all workplaces, including the city's biggest businesses. A May 2016 Publ
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Sep 2, 2016 01:19
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[Texas] Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth on Behalf of Service Employees

On their website, SFFW said "Fort Worth is the only major city in Texas that does not have a ordinance protecting citizens from the exposure to secondhand smoke in all workplaces. A smoke-free ordinance will protect the health of every resident in Fort W
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[UK] Vaping in public places: advice for employers and organisations

PHE’s new framework helps organisations create e-cigarette policies that will support smokers to quit and stay smokefree...there is currently no evidence of harm from secondhand e-cigarette vapour and the risks are likely to be extremely low. There is al
GOV.UK
added Jul 7, 2016 12:40
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