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[Australia] Cancer Council calls for workplaces to ban smoking as economic cost revealed

SMOKERS could cost the Australian economy a staggering $388 billion over the course of the Australian population’s working lives. Research just released shows the indirect costs of smoking, including lost time due to smoke breaks, second-hand smoke expo
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Jul 16, 2018 16:29
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Rhode Island bans electronic cigarettes and vaping at work

A new law, recently signed by Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo, took effect this week. It adds the use of electronic cigarettes, vaporizers and similar products designed for electronic, vapor or aerosol delivery of nicotine to the definition of smoking in
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2018 14:23
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[Rhode Island] E-cigs, vaping now part of RI's workplace smoking ban

Gov. Gina Raimondo just signed a bill into law, adding the use of e-cigarettes, vaporizers, and similar products designed for electronic, vapor or aerosol delivery of nicotine, to the definition of “smoking” in the Public Health and Workplace Safety Act.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:28
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[Asia, China] City bans smoking in offices of Party, govt

Indoor smoking has been banned in government offices and the offices of the Communist Party of China in Wuhan, Hubei province, and is also prohibited for those performing official duties, under a directive issued on Sunday. The directive, issued by gove
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 14:50
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[Canada] Doug Ford halts introduction of additional anti-vaping rules for more study

“The changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act that were set to come into effect on July 1 … are being paused to give the new government the opportunity to carefully review the new regulations related to vaping,” Ford’s spokesman Simon Jefferies said Wednesd
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:55
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[Asia, China] Wuhan bans public smoking inside Party, government offices

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, has banned government and Party employees from smoking while performing their official duties. New rules introduced on Sunday also prohibit smoking inside Party and government office buildings, the city authorities
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 14:51
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[Asia, China] Wuhan bans public smoking inside Party, government offices

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, has banned government and Party employees from smoking while performing their official duties. New rules introduced on Sunday also prohibit smoking inside Party and government office buildings, the city authorities
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:53
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EDITORIAL: Our opinion: Smoke-free Iowa doesn't apply at casinos

It’s disingenuous to tout the state’s smoke-free environment and then, in an effort to preserve state gambling revenue, force casino workers to continue enduring an indoor smoking environment. A decade is long enough. It’s time to end the loophole that
Dubuque (IA) Telegraph-Herald
added Jul 2, 2018 15:26
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STREIT: Marking a decade of smoke-free air in Iowa

It was significant for me, as a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. We worked hard... But I’d be remiss if I left you with the idea that our work is done. It’s
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 1, 2018 18:32
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E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

? In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, and the only thing that really helped was paying folks to kick the habit. Critics of the study say it doesn’t close the case on vaping pro
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Jun 28, 2018 14:59
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