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[UK] 'Give staff time off work to help them stop smoking' says health specialist

John Wilcox, insight specialist at Nottingham City Council, said there is a difference between the two and it is "important that organisations take time to consider those differences and how they relate to the health of their employees". Mr Wilcox, spea
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:16
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[Delaware, Maryland] DRBA implements smoking and tobacco ban

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, the Delaware River and Bay Authority will join a growing list of government agencies, institutions of higher learning, businesses, and others to adopt a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus policy. The authority's new policy prohibi
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Nov 16, 2016 16:51
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[Delaware, New Jersey] DRBA Implements Smoking and Tobacco Ban; Policy Effective Jan. 1, 2017

Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) will join a growing list of government agencies, institutions of higher learning, businesses, and others to adopt a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus policy. The Authority’s new policy prohibits smoking and tobac
Cape May County (NJ) Herald
added Nov 3, 2016 15:45
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[Ohio] Number of tobacco-free workplaces increase

The Partnership to Improve Community Health Grant continues to pursue workplaces to work with our staff to implement tobacco-free campus policies. This initiative has been moving forward since 2012 and continues to gain ground as more workplaces partne
limaohio.com
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25
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[UK] Give vapers their own rooms and more breaks, bosses told ($$)

E-cigarette users should be allowed extra breaks and the use of “vaping” rooms at work so they do not have to mingle with tobacco smokers, Public Health England has said. The government body issued new official advice for employers to make vaping the “m
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:31
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[UK] Public Health England advice told to make clear that vaping is not smoking

Workers should not be forced to vape outdoors - in places set aside for regular smokers - because this will ‘undermine their ability to quit smoking’, the advice says. Public Health England has abandoned the ‘precautionary principle’ towards e-cigarette
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:30
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[UK] E-cigarette smokers 'should have their own room and extra breaks at work' according to Government advice

Bosses have been told to set aside a room to allow staff to puff e-cigarettes at work and give them extra break times for their habit. New official advice urges employers to make the vaping devices a “more convenient option” - to encourage workers to gi
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:29
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[Australia] E-cigarettes to be treated like tobacco in Victoria, banned in restaurants, enclosed workplaces

vaping, is set to be banned in all areas where cigarette smoking is prohibited in Victoria, under new laws to come into effect next year. Under the changes, e-cigarettes will be treated like other tobacco products and children under 18 will no longer be
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 8, 2016 17:50
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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
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKING IN CARS AT ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL SITES BANNED

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
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