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[Arkansas] Pulaski County smoke breaks to be restricted to cars

A Pulaski County executive order that will restrict employees who smoke to do so inside their cars will protect public health, the county judge says.... Come March 1, all 14 Pulaski County buildings and their outdoor areas will be entirely smoke free, ac
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2017 17:39
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[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[Australia] These Are The Worst Jobs For Second Hand Smoke

A new Quit survey of workers in Victoria found 1 in every 3 people are passive smoking while inside or outside during work hours....There are also two standout occupations experiencing the brunt of second hand smoke, those working as tradies or hairdress
Triple M radio (au)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:38
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AUDIO: Evaluating Smoking Bans

MARTIN: OK. So how did they go about testing this theory - testing whether or not people who were displaced in the workplace were smoking more at home?... People are starting to change their values about whether or not they should be smoking in front of
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:29
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[Australia] One-in-three Victorians breathe in second-hand smoke while at work, research shows.

Quit Victoria surveyed 4000 workers and found 34 per cent reported passive smoking while inside or outside at work during the course of an average week. Exposure jumped to 45 per cent for tradespeople and hairdressers. "It's really alarming to see such
PerthNow (au)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:33
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[UK] Cigarette Breaks – 8 Facts Employers Need to Know

To help employers establish robust policies and procedures for smoking breaks, as well as ensuring compliancy with the smoking legislation, Croner’s experts have put together this simple guide.
Croner Group (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 17:06
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[Florida] Proposed vaping ban gets unanimous backing

A ban on vaping in workplaces is one step closer to appearing on the 2018 ballot after a panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously approved the proposal on Tuesday. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, a member of the commission, said
Leesburg (FL) Daily Commercial
added Nov 29, 2017 02:35
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[Asia] Japanese company prohibits employees from smoking on their commute to the office

smoking will not be allowed anywhere in the building. What’s more, Skylark Group will prohibit employees from smoking anywhere between the building and the closest train station or bus stop. In other words, employees will not be allowed to smoke even when
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Nov 28, 2017 20:38
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[Asia, India] Second-hand smoke risk

People in the northeastern states are exposed to more passive smoking at home than other parts of the country, according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2) 2016-17. While the national average of people exposed to second-hand smoke at home is 39
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:10
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GEORGIA PUSHING MORE THAN EVER FOR SMOKE-FREE LIVING, WORK SPACES

Department of Public Health is working to get the word about the dangers of smoking to property owners and managers and their residents. They are trying to educate them on the need for smoke-free policies. Kenneth Ray, Deputy Director of the Tobacco Ces
WSB-AM 750 (Atlanta, GA)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:03
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