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[UK] Vaping in public places: advice for employers and organisations

PHE’s new framework helps organisations create e-cigarette policies that will support smokers to quit and stay smokefree...there is currently no evidence of harm from secondhand e-cigarette vapour and the risks are likely to be extremely low. There is al
added Jul 7, 2016 12:40

[Missouri] Mixed reactions to anniversary of smoking ordinance

July 1 will be one year since Branson implemented its comprehensive smoke-free ordinance, and local business owners say they have felt both positive and negative repercussions.
Branson (MO) Tri-Lakes News
added Jun 29, 2016 15:52

Idaho Residents Could Be Better Protected from Secondhand Smoke

Only 13.6% of Idaho’s population is protected from secondhand smoke by local comprehensive smoke-free laws... Idaho is one of 23 states that does not have a statewide comprehensive smoke free law. A comprehensive smoke-free law is recognized by the CDC a
Clearwater (ID) Tribune
added Jun 27, 2016 22:06

[Asia, China] Smoking widely tolerated in workplaces

SMOKERS are still lighting up in 47 percent of local workplaces, according to the latest survey on tobacco use. About 2,000 residents in eight districts were surveyed by the Shanghai Association on Tobacco Control between October and December last year,
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jun 25, 2016 02:20

cdc report shows states need to pick up pace of tobacco control

“It is disappointing to see the pace of progress slow and illuminating to observe the nearly nonexistent progress in our southern states. Smoke-free laws and excise taxes hold so much life-saving promise and are proven tools for reducing youth and young
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:06

Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says

Smokers in southern states can still find plenty of places to spread secondhand smoke to others, a new report finds. In fact, no states in the U.S. Southeast have comprehensive smoke-free laws to protect nonsmokers from tobacco fumes, a federal governme
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 23, 2016 18:04

State and Local Comprehensive Smoke-Free Laws for Worksites, Restaurants, and Bars — United States, 2015

What is added by this report? The number of states that enacted statewide comprehensive smoke-free policies (i.e., no smoking allowed in worksites, restaurants, and bars) increased from zero in 2000 to 27 in 2015. Overall, nearly 50% of the U.S. populati
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:02

[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking in workplace among fair reasons for dismissal

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labour and Social Development has listed 16 reasons for fair dismissal in both the public and private sectors. The list includes ...smoking, tampering with the attendance timings, neglect, and incitement to disobeying instructi
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:48

Mesquite Joins 51 Texas Cities in Becoming Smoke-Free

Mesquite joined 51 Texas cities in becoming a “comprehensive smoke-free city” Monday night. The Mesquite City Council passed an ordinance that prohibits smoking in “all indoor places of employment.” Effective immediately, the new policy will ban smoking
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:44
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