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[Asia, China] Landmark Smoke-Free Law in Shanghai Will Reduce Smoking, Save Lives

Shanghai’s decision will be felt around the world – as a shining example of what cities of any size can do to address the world’s leading cause of preventable death. Shanghai’s new law requires 100 percent smoke-free restaurants, bars, workplaces and publ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[Delaware, New Jersey] DRBA Implements Smoking and Tobacco Ban; Policy Effective Jan. 1, 2017

Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) 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 prohibits smoking and tobac
Cape May County (NJ) Herald
added Nov 3, 2016 15:45
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[UK] Are you legally allowed a smoking break?

The truth is, workers over 18 in the UK are only legally entitled to ONE type of break while at work - and it has nothing to do with going for a cigarette. The ‘rest break’ allows employees to have one uninterrupted 20 minute break, if they work for mor
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:02
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[UK] Are you legally allowed a smoking break? The rules behind leaving your desk for a cigarette

, workers over 18 in the UK are only legally entitled to ONE type of break while at work - and it has nothing to do with going for a cigarette. The ‘rest break’ allows employees to have one uninterrupted 20 minute break, if they work for more than six ho
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:22
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[UK-Wales] This is how many smoke breaks you are legally allowed to take in a day

Unless a worker’s employment contract says so, they don’t have the right to take a smoke break at anytime outside of their alloted break time. Fflur Jones, Partner at Darwin Gray, says: "Employers are increasingly imposing limits on the amount of time o
WalesOnline (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:30
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EXTRA ‘VAPE BREAKS’ FOR E-CIGARETTE SMOKERS? MORE THAN THREE QUARTERS OF BRITS DISAGREE

According to the results of a new study, the majority of the British public disagree with Public Health England’s plan to give vapers preferential treatment over tobacco smokers when it comes to breaks at work. Not only do 76% feel that e-cigarette smoke
COOL THINGS (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:42
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[Asia] Japan looks to totally ban smoking at public facilities ahead of Olympics

health ministry has proposed a total ban on smoking at public facilities including central and local government office buildings, hospitals and other medical institutions, and schools to help prevent passive smoking in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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[New Zealand] Workers admit stealing huge quantities of tobacco from Petone factory

Ten employees of the Imperial Tobacco factory in Petone were arrested in August. Four have now admitted theft. Imperial Tobacco employees in Petone were stealing kilograms of tobacco and cigarettes every week, stuffed into black bags and stashed inside
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 11, 2016 20:45
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[Ohio] Hamilton considers smoking, tobacco ban on all city property

City government is in the early stages of considering an assault on tobacco use on several fronts, Human Resources Director Tim Werdmann recently told City Council. That includes banning all tobacco and e-cigarette use at all city properties and work si
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Oct 9, 2016 14:41
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[Canada] NINE TO FIVE We’re breathing second-hand smoke from the business next door

Is it an employer’s responsibility to provide a smoke-free workspace – even if the cigarette smoke is entering our workplace from an adjoining business? If the company fails to take on this obligation, what is my recourse?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:18
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