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[New York] Westchester lawmakers include e-cigarettes in smoke-free worksite law

The Board of Legislators adopted the amended law on Monday. The county’s smoke-free workplace law prohibits smoking in dining areas of all restaurants including bars and bar areas.
Hudson Valley (NY) News
added Jun 5, 2015 05:19

[Oregon] Building owners back the fight against e-cigarettes

E-cigarette smokers looking to toke up in public buildings won't legally be able to as of May 27, thanks in part to legislation pushed by Oregon's largest organization of building owners. The Building Owners and Managers Association of Oregon has been a
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added May 21, 2015 21:38

[South Dakota] Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Bans Public Indoor Smoking

is the first tribe in South Dakota to ban smoking in indoor public spaces. The Smoke-Free Air Act bans smoking cigarettes inside restaurants, workplaces, and tribal offices. The act also requires that cigarette smoke be kept at least 50 feet away from bu
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added May 10, 2015 11:23

[Ireland] The workplace smoking ban didn’t stop people smoking and the Celtic Tiger is to blame

However the results showed that the workplace band did not actually result in a greater reduction in smoking among the employed population compared with non-workers. In fact, the evidence suggests a significantly larger decrease in smoking among non-work
The (ie)
added May 4, 2015 19:01

E Cigarettes in the Workplace: To Ban or Not To Ban?

In the absence of legal frameworks on vaping at the workplace, it is up to the employers to decide the position that they will take....Since the health ramifications of e-cigarettes are not yet fully clear, it may just be consistent to align them with y
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer blogs
added Apr 28, 2015 08:31

[South Carolina] Conway smoke ban fizzles

A proposal that would have outlawed smoking in nearly all of the city’s private businesses failed Monday night, ending a months-long debate about secondhand smoke, worker safety, business owners’ freedoms and public health.
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:31

[UK] Tribunal stubs out e-cigarette employment claim

An employment tribunal has recently had to decide what we believe to be the first case concerning the use of e-cigarettes. ..employers must consider their approach to e-cigarettes and amend any relevant policies accordingly. If an employer wants to reta
Lexology (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:48

[Missouri] ARCHIVE: Teen tackles double standard of Mo. lawmakers allowed to smoke in their offices

legislators have exempted their own offices from the law. This week’s FOX 4 Young Achiever doesn’t think that’s right, or fair or healthy. So he’ll campaign once again to get the lawmakers to make a change.
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 27, 2015 19:36

Loving: Legislation would be no magic cure for drug problem across Kentucky

she is hopeful legislators will support a law in this session that would make workplaces and public buildings smoke-free. ...Douglas said the legislation would not be a ban on smoking but would require smokers to smoke outside indoor workplaces – includin
Bowling Green (KY) Daily News
added Jan 8, 2015 21:16

[Michigan] Holland workers banned from smoking on the job under new city policy

City Council Wednesday, Nov. 19, unanimously approved a smoke-free and tobacco-free workplace policy as part of an update on the city’s employee handbook. The policy that affects about 470 workers will begin July 1, 2015, city Human Resources Director Cha
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Nov 24, 2014 11:47
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