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[Kentucky] Smoking ban supporters rally at Capitol

Supporters of a state-wide smoking ban gathered in the Capitol Rotunda Thursday morning to rally behind House Bill 190, which would prohibit smoking in all work places including bars and restaurants.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 14, 2013 20:48

[Kentucky] Governor Beshear and Basketball Star Derek Anderson Join Hundreds of Kentuckians to Push for Comprehensive Statewide Smoke-Free Workplace Law

overnor Steve Beshear and former UK and NBA Basketball great Derek Anderson spoke to hundreds of Kentuckians from across the state who gathered in the Capitol Rotunda to urge the General Assembly to pass HB 190 - a comprehensive smoke-free law that will c
PR Newswire
added Feb 14, 2013 19:51

[South Africa] Smokers take more sick days

Smokers take on average three more sick days from work every year than non-smokers, according to a recent review published in the journal Addiction. ... Occupational Care South Africa (OCSA) estimated that productivity lost due to absenteeism cost the S
Health-E (za)
added Feb 14, 2013 14:03

Russia outlaws smoking in all public places

smoking will soon be banned: - In cafes, bars, restaurants and other catering places; - At workplaces and in office buildings; - On beaches; - In long-distance trains, aircraft and long-distance passenger vessels. - At airports, bus stations, sea and
Pravda Online
added Feb 13, 2013 12:40

[Australia] Government could control taste of cigarettes, raise taxes in battle against smoking

THE flavour and ingredients of cigarettes would be regulated, smoking in movies controlled and the cost of tobacco would sky-rocket under a radical Government blueprint to stop one million Australians smoking. The five-year war on smoking would also see
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:02

[UK] Cleankill Environmental Services driver fined for not showing 'No Smoking' sticker

A VAN driver working for a Kenley-based pest controller has been fined for not displaying a 'No Smoking' sticker on his new vehicle. Freddie Beasley, 28, from Cleankill Environmental Services, had just picked up the van from a garage when he was pulled
This Is Croydon Today (Croydon Advertiser/The Post) (uk)
added Feb 10, 2013 20:43

[Pennsylvania] Pa. man charged with risking catastrophe for allegedly smoking cigarette in coal mine

Pennsylvania prosecutors say a coal miner risked a catastrophe and the lives of his co-workers by smoking a cigarette inside a mine. The state attorney general's office on Thursday announced charges against 51-year-old Donald Adams Jr. of Spraggs for the
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 8, 2013 12:51

[Macau] Casino workers call for strict smoking-ban enforcement

A casino workers’ group met with Labor Affairs Bureau (DSAL) director Wong Chi Hong yesterday, during which they asked for stricter enforcement efforts on the smoking-ban imposed on all casinos from the beginning of this year, and to give double or triple
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 8, 2013 12:38

[Pennsylvania] Coal miner charged with smoking in the mine

A coal miner was charged Thursday with risking a catastrophe and the lives of his co-workers by smoking a cigarette inside a mine. The state Attorney General's Office filed charges against Donald D. Adams Jr. for an August incident inside the Emerald Min
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Feb 8, 2013 12:16

[Tennessee, Virginia] Va.-Tenn. health care system to stop hiring tobacco users, says it’s to set good example

Media outlets report that Mountain States Health Alliance announced the new policy Wednesday. It’s effective March 1.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2013 23:32
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