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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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[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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[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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[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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[North Carolina] Impact of Smoking Ban on Passive Smoke Exposure in Pregnant Non-Smokers in the Southeastern United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that banning smoking in public spaces may reduce passive smoke exposure in non-smoking pregnant women. The current study also replicates previous findings regarding individual level characteristics associated with gestational passive smok
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 17, 2018 20:42
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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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[Asia, India] Passive smoking remains a major concern, and we don’t realise that

Responding to queries for the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS-2) conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), along with the World Health Organisation and the Indian government’s Ministry of Health, 23.9% of the respondents from Karnata
The News Minute (in)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:54
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[New York] Workers, visitors complying with new tobacco ban at county facilities

Oneida County employees and visitors to county facilities are adapting to the new ban on the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on property owned or leased by the county. Until Dec. 31 there had been designated areas outside of county bui
Rome (NY) Daily Sentinel
added Jan 12, 2018 04:20
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