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[UK] Let workers vape in office, Government plan suggests

Vaping should be allowed in offices and enclosed public spaces in order to “maximise” access to safer alternatives to smoking, a Government plan says.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:19
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[UK-Scotland] Characterising the Exposure of Prison Staff to Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke

This is the most comprehensive assessment of prison workers’ exposure to SHS in the world. The results are highly relevant to the development of smoke-free policies in prisons and should be considered when deciding on the best approach to provide prison s
Annals of Work Exposures and Health
added Jul 17, 2017 13:52
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[Texas] Alamo adopts an ordinance to prevent people from smoking inside workplaces

Alamo now becomes the 15th city in Hidalgo County to adopt a smoke ordinance. This would prevent people from smoking inside a workplace. If you’ve ever been in a workplace where you inhaled secondhand smoke, then you’ve smoked 36 cigarettes after an 8 hou
KFXV-LD channel 67 (McAllen, TX)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:14
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[UK] An Oral History of Britain's Smoking Ban

we talk to the politicians, campaigners and pub owners instrumental in making the ban happen – and the DJs and promoters who lived with the consequences....This is an account of the ban's introduction to the UK.
Vice.com
added Jul 7, 2017 14:55
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[UK] E-cigarettes in the workplace: a guide (PDF)

In this good practice guide to electronic cigarettes in the workplace, Sarah Silcox looks at the evidence on vaping, policy and practice, and the legal considerations.
Occupational Health & Wellbeing (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 14:48
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[UK] Should employers allow employees to use e-cigarettes in the workplace?

While some employers may allow employees to use e-cigarettes in the workplace, or even encourage their use as an aid to giving up smoking, others will prefer to ban them, particularly taking into account the impression created among visitors, customers o
XpertHR (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 14:45
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[UK] Workplace smoking ban 10 years on: Common employer queries

Strictly speaking, smoke-free legislation does not apply to e-cigarettes. There are pros and cons of allowing e-cigarettes at work and it is up to individual employers to set their own rules on e-cigarette use at work. Some employees use e-cigarettes,
PersonnelToday.com (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 14:33
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Health officials: Wisconsin celebrates 7 years of smoke-free air in workplaces

According to a press release from the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, a 2010 legislation passed in Wisconsin to eliminate indoor smoking in all workplaces, including bars and restaurants. In Eau Claire County, the percentage of youth using tob
WQOW ABC 18 (Eau Claire, WI)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:13
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[New York] New vaping legislation could hurt local businesses

would ban vaping in workplaces, restaurants, bars and on public transportation....for a state that wants people to shop small, there's a lot of red tape. Owner of vapor New York in Elmiria Heights, Helene Moreno tells WENY News, "right now it's hard eno
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:38
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[Canada, China, California] TOC: Conflicts and controversies in contemporary tobacco control

Should electronic cigarette use be covered by clean indoor air laws? / Use of electronic cigarettes in smoke-free environments / Have combustible cigarettes met their match? The nicotine delivery profiles and harmful constituent exposures of second-gener
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:30
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