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[Philippines] Smoke-free civil service, government offices pushed

THE Civil Service Commission (CSC) and the Department of Health (DOH) campaign for a smoke-free civil service or smoke-free government offices.
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Aug 19, 2012 03:58

[Australia] Bosses' rights go up in smoke

BOSSES are being warned they may breach anti-discrimination laws if they sack workers for alcohol or drug use - and this may include smokers. . . . Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland president David Goodwin accused smokers of costing the state
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Aug 18, 2012 19:35

[USA] China, US cooperate on smoking control in workplaces

China and the United States have established the Sino-US Partnership on Smoke-free Workplaces, pledging cemented efforts regarding tobacco control in workplaces. The partnership was announced in a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) an
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2012 19:18

[Singapore] Smokers spend up to 40 min on breaks during work hours

Smoking employees can spend up to 40 min on smoke breaks during the typical working day. They also remain indifferent to how this may affect their work productivity. According to a report by, smokers take an average of one to four smoke br
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:24

[Singapore] Smokers could take up to 40 minutes on smoke breaks: survey

A recent survey, conducted by, found that smokers take an average of one to four smoke breaks per day. Each smoke break lasts five to 10 minutes which means smokers could take up to 40 minutes on smoke breaks alone.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:23

[Malaysia] Mixed Reaction On Complete Banning Of Smoking During Working Hours - Survey

There was mixed reaction on complete banning of smoking during working hours, with 54 per cent of respondents agreeing to it and others against it, according to the findings of a survey carried out by recently.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Aug 9, 2012 16:09

[Oregon] Editorial: Caesar issues a smoking ban

Think ahead 50 or 100 years. If nobody objects and — like Katniss Everdeen — rebels and fights back, what else will the government have banned in the name of protecting health? Will there still be any little slivers of liberty left?
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Aug 7, 2012 13:36

Tobacco ban on Oklahoma-owned property takes effect Monday

Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco is prohibited on all state property and in state vehicles.
The Oklahoman
added Aug 6, 2012 13:11

[Oregon] Bans have been shown to motivate smokers to quit

Cathryn Cushing, who works for the Oregon Health Authority's public health division, said the research is clear: smoke-free laws help tobacco users kick the habit.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Aug 6, 2012 12:44

[Oklahoma] Tobacco ban on state property takes effect Monday

Gov. Mary Fallin's state property tobacco ban takes full effect Monday. Simply put, that means no smoking, dipping or chewing of tobacco by anyone in any building, vehicle or land owned or rented by the state.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 5, 2012 22:34
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