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[Oregon] Kitzhaber issues smoking ban for most state buildings, grounds

Smoking and other tobacco use will be barred at most state buildings and grounds, including prisons, under an executive order issued Thursday by Gov. John Kitzhaber, who is a physician. "Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death and disease in O
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Aug 5, 2012 03:16
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Oregon's governor orders state buildings to go tobacco-free by 2014

Kitzhaber signed an executive order Thursday creating a single no-smoking, no-tobacco policy for state government.
The Oregonian
added Aug 3, 2012 08:43
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[Oregon] EXECUTIVE ORDER 12-13 TOBACCO FREE PROPERTIES (PDF)

a. State agency employees are prohibited from using tobacco products made for human consumption (including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco) inside state agency buildings and on stat
Office of the Governor Oregon
added Aug 4, 2012 16:04
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[Oregon] Governor Kitzhaber signs Executive Order for Tobacco-free State Properties

Executive order will create a single, statewide policy requiring state properties to be tobacco-free.
Office of the Governor Oregon
added Aug 4, 2012 16:03
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[Oregon] Ore. governor bans smoking on state office grounds

Kitzhaber signed an executive order Thursday banning tobacco use on all property surrounding state offices.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 3, 2012 08:30
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[Philippines] Eastern Visayas joins race toward a smoke-free civil service

The Civil Service Commission in Eastern Visayas is spearheading a symposium dubbed, "Race Toward a Smoke-Free Civil Servic: Implementation of CSC MC 17, series of 2009," on August 10 at Hotel Alejandro in Tacloban City.
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Aug 2, 2012 06:09
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Broader ban: Piecemeal curbs on workplace smoking could work

Mr. Frankel wants to amend state law so counties or municipalities would have the power to set tougher smoking regulations than the state law. . . . has merit, and it just might have a greater chance of success. Quitting isn't easy, but it is possible.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 29, 2012 14:03
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[Pennsylvania] Broader ban: Piecemeal curbs on workplace smoking could work

Mr. Frankel wants to amend state law so counties or municipalities would have the power to set tougher smoking regulations than the state law. . . .
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 29, 2012 14:03
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[Minnesota] Stephanie Cannon: I Was Fired For Smoking At Home (VIDEO)

One Minnesota woman is claiming that smoking a cigarette in the privacy of her own home cost her a job.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 27, 2012 17:20
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[India] Diamond companies creating tobacco-free workforce

Diamond workers of Blue Star group, a leading diamond company in the world, are frisked on a daily basis. If anyone is caught with tobacco, he has to pay fine amounting to Rs 500 on the spot and an assurance in writing that he will not chew tobacco or gut
Times of India
added Jul 24, 2012 14:07
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