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[UK] LEWIS: Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on

It just goes to show that if you get the right blend of education and enforcement then landmark pieces of public health legislation can be comprehensive successes.
Medium
added Jun 20, 2017 15:48
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[New York] Tobacco Free Network of CNY Releases Tobacco Data for Oswego County

• 41% of residents in Oswego County believe that tobacco is the most important health problem in their community. 41% of adult residents in Oswego County indicate that they believe that tobacco use is among the most important health problem in their comm
Oswego County (NY) Today
added Jun 20, 2017 10:22
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Tobacco-free policies at worksites in Kansas

Rural and smaller employers are less likely to have tobacco-free policies than their urban and large counterparts.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 21:42
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] PALIPANE: ‘Let’s combat tobacco smoking’

This article is a tribute to the President of Sri Lanka who valiantly carries out an effective campaign against tobacco smoking.... As an Occupational Physician I wish to draw the attention of employers as well as workers to combat collectively against s
The Island (lk)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:46
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[UK] E-cigarettes in the workplace: an employer’s guide to vaping

This guide covers the following: The growth of vaping and the evidence around its safety and other risks. Employer policies on the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace, including guidance from Acas, the Health and Safety Executive and Public Health Engl
PersonnelToday.com (uk)
added May 30, 2017 23:30
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NCH Healthcare System First Employer To Achieve Certified Blue Zones Worksite Status In Florida

designated NCH a smoke-free campus and a new policy in 2011 to no longer hire smokers. NCH continues to see a drop in its employee smoking rate, falling from 2.8 percent in 2015 to 1.3 percent in 2016. The smoking rate in Florida for the same time frame w
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:38
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Editorial: Protect workers' health from secondhand smoke

In spite of his apology for his gaffe, Onishi defended his comment ...What is lacking here is consideration to people who can barely make ends meet apart from going out of their way to work in such environments due to government constraints on social sec
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker Onishi claims cancer patient comment was misunderstood

"I intended to point out that cancer patients don't have to force themselves to work in places where smoking is allowed." He added, "I made the comment during a discussion on employee secondhand smoke exposure at restaurants, and I was not saying that can
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:55
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker: Cancer patients shouldn’t work if they fear smoke

A gaffe-prone politician of the ruling party sparked another outrage by saying that cancer patients “should not work” if they are concerned about secondhand smoke in their workplaces. Lower House member Hideo Onishi of the Liberal Democratic Party was r
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:53
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Patio smoking ban should be in place

People have a right to clean air. Even the Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservices Association said most of its members are on board with the proposed change. So let’s get it done.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added May 19, 2017 21:01
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