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[Oregon] COIC considers smoking ban at facilities

Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council is the public to take an online survey through Aug. 28 to show whether they would support a smoke, tobacco and vape-free campus.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Aug 22, 2015 11:00
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Can You Light Up Your E-Cigarette While Working In a Cubicle?

“We plan to allow the use of e-cigarettes in our offices as long as it's allowed by law and as long as it's not a nuisance to other co-workers,” he said. “The laws and regulations are evolving very quickly on this issue.” While the research on the health
thestreet.com
added Jun 16, 2015 16:31
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[Asia, China] Beijing now the forbidden city for 4 million smokers ($$)

With at least four million smokers in their sights, however, it hardly appears a fair fight for the 1,000 municipal inspectors. Smoking on public transport and in all Beijing’s indoor public places and workplaces is now forbidden. All 14 of the crowded s
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:21
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[UK] E-cigarettes: MPs have been banned from vaping anywhere in Parliament

MPs who use e-cigarettes now have to go outside when they want their fix - because vaping has been banned across parliament. In a ruling made by the House of Commons Commission, backed by the House of Lords Committee, vaping is banned everywhere in parl
The Mirror (uk)
added May 27, 2015 16:20
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[North Carolina] Smoking, tobacco ban off to uneventful start

It’s been just over three months since the Town of Mint Hill adopted a smoke-free stance in and around government grounds, vehicles and property and went tobacco-free in Mecklenburg County parks, but you’d hardly know the ban was implemented.
Mint Hill (NC) Times
added May 22, 2015 19:02
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[Louisiana] City of Hammond considers smoking ban for public spaces

Hammond will be holding a public hearing today, to discuss their proposition of banning smoking in all workplaces and public spaces within the city limits.... The areas banned would include all hotel and motel rooms, private clubs, 5 feet of space outside
The Lion's Roar (Southeastern Louisiana University)
added Apr 22, 2015 15:03
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US: Ban Hazardous Child Labor in Tobacco Farming

The US Congress should promptly enact legislation introduced on April 16, 2015 that would provide needed protections for children working in US tobacco farming, Human Rights Watch said today. Bills were introduced simultaneously in the Senate by Senator R
Human Rights Watch
added Apr 17, 2015 10:54
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[Delaware] RATTAY: Ban e-cigarettes from bars, restaurants and workplaces

And, make no mistake about it, e-cigarettes are a growth industry. Big tobacco will make sure of that...without preventive measures similar to that which have been put into place for traditional cigarettes, Delawareans will increasingly be exposed to harm
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Apr 2, 2015 12:59
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[UK] Smoking ban at county council sites gets positive response but only 36 per cent of employees would confront others

For the past five months, smoking has been banned at Cambridgeshire County Council sites ... and the policy seems to have paid off. A report, which will go before the council’s Health Committee today, says 81 per cent of staff quizzed are supportive of t
Cambs24 (Archant Herts & Cambs) (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 14:22
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[UK-Northern Ireland] NI employers being urged to help staff stop smoking

Employers in Northern Ireland should help their staff who smoke to quit, cancer charities have said. It follows statistics released by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), which found that office workers are more likely to smoke than workers in any other
BBC Online
added Mar 8, 2015 16:24
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