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[Canada] Jailhouse smoking struggle continues

A local correctional officer who’s been fighting for over three years to include provincial jails in the Smoke-Free Ontario Act is taking his fight to the next level. Keith Berry, a 31-year veteran correctional officer at the St. Lawrence Valley Correc
Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 14:00
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[Ohio] Smoke-Free Workplace Law takes effect in NR Jan. 1: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville

Keeping its healthy initiative for the New Year, the city of North Ridgeville's Smoke-Free Workplace Law (Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3794) goes into effect Jan. 1. Now might be a good time to make that New Year's resolution to quit smoking.
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 24, 2016 14:12
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[Nevada] E-cigarettes removed from banned list for county workers

Nye County commissioners voted last week to remove the devices, commonly called e-cigarettes, from the list of tobacco products that are prohibited within any building owned, leased and utilized by Nye County.
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
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[Ohio] Many smokers tattled on, despite law's success

complaints about smoking continue to pour in and are on track to exceed 2,100 in 2016, according to state records. Some complaints describe alleged smoking law violators such as a probate court judge accused of smoking in his office or a lodge with a $1
Newark (OH) Advocate
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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[Australia] Philip Morris gets gold star from gender watchdog

Philip Morris may be causing “untold harm” to Australian families, “causing deaths from cancer, lung and heart disease”, but according to the government, it’s a pretty great place to work...has been given a gold star by the federal government’s Workplace
Townsville Bulletin (au)
added Dec 9, 2016 14:16
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[UK] 'Give staff time off work to help them stop smoking' says health specialist

John Wilcox, insight specialist at Nottingham City Council, said there is a difference between the two and it is "important that organisations take time to consider those differences and how they relate to the health of their employees". Mr Wilcox, spea
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:16
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[UK] Self-employed workman, 70, is fined £150 for not displaying a 'No Smoking' sign in his own van – TWO times the penalty if he had been caught smoking

A bemused van driver was slapped with a £150 fine for failing to display a 'No Smoking' sticker in his vehicle. Trevor Emery and his son Lee, who both do not smoke, were fined two times more than if they had actually been caught smoking in their work v
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 16:08
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The Prevalence of Exposure to Workplace Secondhand Smoke in the US: 2010 to 2015

An estimated 12.6 million working nonsmokers were regularly exposed to SHS at work in 2015. We compared the changes in prevalence of exposure to workplace SHS from 2010 to 2015 by social demographic class, industry of employment and occupation.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 20, 2016 15:11
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[Ohio] State: Smoking ban violations down as public approval rises

State officials are calling Ohio's smoke-free workplace program a success a decade after voters approved a ballot measure barring smoking at some indoor establishments. In 2006, the state banned smoking at indoor establishments that have at least one emp
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 18, 2016 18:58
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[Delaware, Maryland] DRBA implements smoking and tobacco ban

Effective Jan. 1, 2017, the Delaware River and Bay Authority will join a growing list of government agencies, institutions of higher learning, businesses, and others to adopt a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus policy. The authority's new policy prohibi
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Nov 16, 2016 16:51
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