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[UK] Public Health England advice told to make clear that vaping is not smoking

Workers should not be forced to vape outdoors - in places set aside for regular smokers - because this will ‘undermine their ability to quit smoking’, the advice says. Public Health England has abandoned the ‘precautionary principle’ towards e-cigarette
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:30

[UK] E-cigarette smokers 'should have their own room and extra breaks at work' according to Government advice

Bosses have been told to set aside a room to allow staff to puff e-cigarettes at work and give them extra break times for their habit. New official advice urges employers to make the vaping devices a “more convenient option” - to encourage workers to gi
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:29

[UK] Bosses told to bring back office smoking rooms - for vaping

Bosses have been told to set aside a room to allow staff to vape with e-cigarettes at work and give them extra break-times for their habit.... The new guidelines have been issued by the Government watchdog Public Health England (PHE).
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jul 18, 2016 19:49

Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Jul 15, 2016 02:42
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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
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