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[Indiana] Zionsville bans tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping in public parks

Town Council voted Monday to ban tobacco, e-cigarettes, and vaping in parks and places of employment. The town's smoking ordinance had already included cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. The ban includes all places of employment (such as restaurants), publi
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Apr 10, 2018 20:42
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Companies more willing to give their smokers a kick in the butts

Instead of letting employees light up as usual, Japanese companies are getting creative in encouraging their smokers to kick the habit, with some even introducing total bans or extra paid holidays for nonsmokers. Indeed, more companies are not only chan
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 8, 2018 18:03
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Proposed bill bans smoking in all workplaces statewide

Several cities in the state have already passed laws of their own, but Representative Miller is hoping to take it a step further by banning smoking in all workplaces statewide. He says that Louisianans are losing loved ones from diseases that are prevent
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:19
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Proposal could force all Louisiana bars and gaming facilities to go smoke-free

A measure that will be introduced Tuesday (April 3) by Representative Dustin Miller calls for a statewide comprehensive smoke-free policy that would make all workplaces, including bars, casinos and gaming facilities smoke-free
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[New Zealand] Some employers hiring non-smokers exclusively, recruiters say

Recruitment agencies Employsure and Action Personnel have both reported clients asking to weed smokers from the hiring pool. And between nine and 15 organisations explicitly advertised for non-smokers only or said they were preferred candidates on Seek.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don’t smoke 6 extra vacation days

After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting productivity, marketing firm Piala Inc. made a change to its paid time-off policy. The company granted non-smoking staff an additional six days off each year to mak
PSNews.com.au (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:43
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Employee health plans charge smokers extra but don’t help them quit

Almost half of small employers that charge tobacco users extra for their health insurance don’t offer wellness programs to help employees stop smoking, according to a recent study. The Affordable Care Act permits these surcharges only when employers prov
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2018 21:36
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Employers must be clear on vaping policy, says employment law specialist

"In deciding whether to stub out or allow the use of e-cigarettes, employers will need to take into account potential health and safety considerations as well as the ‘professional image' of their organisation,” says Paula. “Some health experts have ques
Business MK (uk)
added Mar 12, 2018 14:39
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Trading In Smoke Breaks

On average, Americans would be willing to give up smoking for an additional 11 days of vacation time each year... If you’re looking to alter your smoking habit, you’ll find nothing but high standards and quality with HaloCigs. We follow strict guidelines,
Halo cigs
added Mar 3, 2018 02:28
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Should Nonsmokers Get Extra Days Off?

So do you think you should be rewarded if you’re a nonsmoker? A survey as part of this research shows 25% of nonsmokers believe they deserve some extra time off since they don’t go outside, or to a designated smoking area each day. On the other hand, 8
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Mar 3, 2018 01:38
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