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Supporters call for Alaska lawmakers to expand smoke-free workplace laws

Supporters of the Alaska Smoke-Free Indoor Workplace bill (SB209) sent the message to lawmakers last Thursday that it's time for Alaska to have statewide smoke-free laws. The proposed law got a hearing yesterday with the Senate State Affairs Committee at
Sitnews (Ketchikan, AK)
added Apr 9, 2014 00:36

[Mississippi] DeSoto County bans use of e-cigs in government buildings

DeSoto County officials, noting health risks still unknown, have added electronic cigarettes to the smoking ban in county buildings.
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Mar 20, 2014 14:35

[UK, USA] Just how much does that smoke break cost?

Smoke breaks may be costing employers more than they think, with U.K. businesses losing around $14.50 billion a year, according to a new study. The average British smoker takes four smoking breaks during the work day, lasting around 10 minutes each, as
added Mar 5, 2014 18:26

[Asia] China's health, family planning organ to build tobacco-free environment

will follow the recent smoking ban from the central authorities and build a non-smoking environment in all government-affiliated institutions, its spokesman said Wednesday. Mao Qun'an, spokesman for the National Health and Family Planning Commission, sai
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 8, 2014 03:13

[Ireland] Employers in a fit of the vapers ($$)

Irish authorities have yet to regulate e-cigarettes. In the absence of official guidance, Ibec has advised employers to update their smoke-free policies if they want to deter workers from toking on e-cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 10:22

[UK-Wales] Workplaces urged to help stop Wales smoking

Stop Smoking Wales, part of Public Health Wales, is supporting a new six month campaign headed by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) in Wales to encourage Welsh employers to do more to help their staff quit smoking.
NewsWales (uk)
added Nov 6, 2013 14:07

HUDSON: New York to Ban Smoking in Parks? How About the Seneca-Niagara Casino?

New York allows the Indians to do what they want because of the millions in casino revenue the tribes send off to Albany each year. Hypocritical? Of course. And the only losers are the casino employees.
Niagara Falls (NY) Reporter
added Nov 5, 2013 15:09

[Pennsylvania] Chesco housing agency goes smoke-free

The Housing Authority of Chester County is the first in Southeastern Pennsylvania and South Jersey to go smoke-free, although the Philadelphia Housing Authority hopes to test a policy at four pilot sites within a year. And it is one of only a handful na
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 20, 2013 10:46

[New York] Catholic Charities goes tobacco free ($$)

Catholic Charities of Oswego County has joined the growing list of area business, clubs and organizations that have officially become tobacco-free environments.
Oswego (NY) Palladium-Times
added Sep 20, 2013 10:21

[New Zealand] Tobacco company stops free staff cigarettes

The investigation was sparked by a complaint by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) after the tobacco company's commercial boss, Brendan Walker, confirmed cigarettes were available to workers during breaks at its Petone factory. He said the free cigarett
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 11, 2013 11:33
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