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[UK] Everything you need to know if you smoke at work - including how many cigarette breaks you're legally allowed to take

with many non-smokers saying it’s unfair to give smokers extra time out. But legally, what does the law say? The answer is no. Fag breaks aren't a legal entitlement, Mirror Online reports. However, 'rest breaks' are - and your employer can't technicall
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[Barbados, Caribbean] Expansion of smoking ban under consideration

The anti-smoking legislation prohibits smoking in public places such as structures or facilities owned or occupied by the state or a statutory boards; factories, workplaces or other structures that are fully or substantially enclosed; and hotel lobbies,
Barbados Today (bb)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:02
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[Alaska] Senate proposes smoke-free workplaces

Senate Bill 63, a bill that proposes to extend the ban on smoking in workplaces, has made its way to the House Rules Committee. It has already passed through the Senate and is currently sitting in the committee to be considered for the floor vote.
The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[New York] New smoking ban policy in works

Human resources representatives are busy trying to navigate the rough waters of crafting a policy for West Seneca employees regarding the new ban of tobacco use on town property. Laura Devine, of the Human Resources Department, said she has been working
Bee Group Newspapers (Buffalo NY)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:25
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Clear the air in workplace

secondhand smoke — particularly when it is inhaled by employees who are exposed in their workplace, such as bars or restaurants — by prohibiting smoking indoors rather than leaving it voluntary. “I would like to think I could walk in to anywhere in the c
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Feb 5, 2018 16:49
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] NVAP reiterates that private firms are not compelled to provide DSAs

With the signing of Executive Order no. 26 eight months ago, anti-smoking advocacy group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) reiterated that private firms are not compelled to provide designated smoking areas (DSAs) in their premises.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 4, 2018 16:34
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[Missouri] Joplin asked to adopt stricter smoking regulations

Eight years after a resident-driven effort failed to persuade Joplin officials to ban smoking in businesses and other public places, another organization has rekindled the cause. Vision Joplin 2022 is aiming to implement two measures: One would raise th
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Feb 4, 2018 17:02
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[Hong Kong] Ombudsman calls out govt over poor smoking-ban enforcement

The agencies that were called out for their lapses included the Tobacco Control Office (TCO) of the Department of Health, the Food and Health Bureau (FHB) and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), the Hong Kong Economic Journal reports. I
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:46
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[Illinois] Approval to amend outdoor smoking ordinance up in the air

Although consensus was reached Monday to vote on proposed changes to the city of DeKalb's smoking ordinance, passage seems unlikely because of the split opinions of council members. State law prohibits smoking in a place of employment, or within 15 feet
DeKalb (IL) Daily Chronicle
added Jan 24, 2018 00:01
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[Canada] Still smoking in your workplace? Not cool, says PHU

The Porcupine Health Unit is reminding employers and employees that it is illegal to smoke or hold lighted tobacco in the workplace, this includes work vehicles. The ban on smoking in an enclosed workplace is in effect at all times, even during off-hours
TimminsToday (ca)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:54
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