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[Canada] Peel Region poised to ban waterpipe smoking in public places

Peel Region is poised to join Toronto and other cities... Recommendations to enact a bylaw prohibiting the use of waterpipes or hookahs “in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces and specified outdoor places” are scheduled to be presented at the Apr
Sachem and Glanbrook Gazette
added Apr 26, 2016 13:30
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Cigarette smoking could burn your job prospects

"There's been good knowledge of the harms of smoking in terms of health, but it's also important to appreciate the fiscal harms of tobacco use," lead study author Judith Prochaska, PhD, MPH, an associate professor of medicine at the Stanford University S
added Apr 11, 2016 17:53
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[Colorado] Take a weed break at work. It's allowed!

While recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado, smoking of any kind isn't allowed in the building. So Flowhub's 18 employees, most of them millennials, are free to bring in cannabis-infused edibles, sodas and juices. So far, there haven't been any neg
added Jan 20, 2016 20:38
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Virginia Tire locations going smoke-free

In an effort aimed at fostering a healthier workforce and workplace, Virginia Tire & Auto will become smoke-free at its 12 northern Virginia locations on Nov. 19. The Fairfax-based full-service automotive maintenance provider said it chose to launch its
Tire Business
added Nov 11, 2015 21:17
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[UK-Wales] Using e-cigarette while working from home could land you in court

People who work from home could soon be breaking the law if they use an e-cigarette while in their own house. ‘Vaping’ while working in your lounge or bedroom outside of nine-to-five hours could result in a fine if a radical bill is passed – and it will
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:51
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[Nevada] Mesquite group continues to fight for clean air in workplaces

About 15 Mesquite residents attended the Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air coalition meeting Thursday, eager to learn more about the deadliness of secondhand smoke in workplaces. “If you smoke, it could spread anywhere” said Heidi Wilde, respirator
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:45
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[UK, UK-Wales] Prison smoking ban to begin in 2016

Smoking will be banned in all prisons in Wales and four in south-west England from next year, the government says. This will begin a phased roll-out that will eventually see all jails in England and Wales go smoke-free. And from next month, smoking will
BBC Online
added Sep 30, 2015 09:20
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[UK, UK-Wales] Smoking to be banned in eight prisons

In a letter to Robert Neill MP, chairman of the Justice Select Committee, prisons minister Andrew Selous said the ban would not be rolled out overnight...Mr Selous said that recent academic studies commissioned by the National Offender Management Service
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 30, 2015 09:19
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[UK] Council bans all staff from taking cigarette breaks during working hours - and even from smoking in uniform on their way to work

Labour-run Nottinghamshire County Council said staff have ‘no right to smoke’, and will discipline workers who are caught smoking in paid hours. The rules will apply to all authority-owned buildings, land and vehicles. Even employees smoking while walkin
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:34
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[UK] Gedling Borough Council to ban smoking breaks

Staff at Gedling Borough Council will not be given smoking breaks and be told to cover their uniform when lighting up. Councillors are expected to revise the authority's smoking policy at a meeting on Tuesday evening. The Joint Consultative and Safety C
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:42
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