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[Australia] E-cigarettes to be treated like tobacco in Victoria, banned in restaurants, enclosed workplaces

vaping, is set to be banned in all areas where cigarette smoking is prohibited in Victoria, under new laws to come into effect next year. Under the changes, e-cigarettes will be treated like other tobacco products and children under 18 will no longer be
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 8, 2016 17:50

[Asia, China] New draft of Chinese anti-smoking law weaker than health advocates had hoped

officials involved in discussions with officials close to the lawmaking process said the tobacco industry had urged the legislative affairs office of the State Council, China's cabinet, to keep allowing cigarette advertisements, and enable workplaces, res
added Jun 3, 2016 15:16

[China] Beijing's smoke busters point the way for national ban

China has more smokers than any other country, but Liu's efforts partly explain the relative success of the capital's ban on smoking in public spaces. "We're very sensitive. We can tell from a single whiff if someone's been smoking," said the bearded ar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 1, 2016 21:43

One third of people in Cyprus smoke, passive smoking at 55 percent of workplaces

Cypriot Health Minister George Pamborides has said. "Smoking constitutes a primary risk factor in Cyprus since we have one of the highest percentages of smokers in Europe, estimated to be 31 percent of the population,” Pamborides said.
Famagusta Gazette (cy)
added May 30, 2016 19:47

[Oregon] State senator faces fine for smoking in Capitol

State Sen. Jeff Kruse, R-Roseburg, may face a $500 fine for smoking cigarettes inside his Capitol office. Kruse was sent a warning from the Oregon Health Authority on May 16 saying he may have violated Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act. On Tuesday, while h
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added May 25, 2016 13:31

Obama administration releases rules on wellness programs

mark a compromise with U.S. businesses that opposed the EEOC's previous stance that providing incentives for voluntary wellness programs rendered them involuntary, and thus illegal...designed to control medical spending by reducing obesity, smoking and ot
added May 19, 2016 16:25

[California] AB-7 Smoking in the workplace.(2015-2016)

expand the prohibition on smoking in a place of employment to include an owner-operated business, as defined. This bill would also eliminate most of the specified exemptions that permit smoking in certain work environments, such as hotel lobbies, bars and
Official California Legislative Information
added May 18, 2016 09:50

[Ireland] Even tougher anti-smoking laws could be on the way

Health Minister Simon Harris has said he is committed to tougher anti-smoking laws as Finian McGrath came under fire for his remarks on the workplace smoking ban.
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 17, 2016 14:14

[UK-Scotland] Bullied tour guide at 13th-century Scottish castle who was told to ‘keep it zipped’ and ‘wind her neck in’ after being forced to work in the cold and breathe second-hand smoke wins £40,000 payout

The 49-year-old worker from the Isle of Skye has emphysema and suffered discrimination at the castle in Kyle of Lochalsh...was subjected to second-hand smoke because her manager David Win and a colleague flouted smoking laws and lit up within the grounds.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2016 17:39

Law would ban e-cigarettes from workplaces in Hungary

The Hungarian government is planning legislation to restrict the usage of electronic cigarettes, banning them from workplaces and playgrounds, Hungary’s Cabinet Chief János Lázár said today, according to reports.
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added May 12, 2016 15:30
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