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[Switzerland] Swiss school offers staff who don't smoke extra holiday for being good role models

A Swiss school has announced plans to reward its non-smoking staff members with an extra week’s holiday for setting a good example to students. Staff at the Schillingsrain Schulheim institute near Basel, Switzerland, will receive five more days of annua
The Independent (uk)
added May 5, 2016 11:47

With Governor’s Signature, California Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Enacts Other Measures to Reduce Tobacco Use

By increasing the tobacco age to 21, the nation’s largest state provides incredible momentum to similar efforts nationwide. The state of Hawaii and at least 145 localities in 10 states previously raised the tobacco age to 21 (PDF), including New York Cit
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 5, 2016 10:26

[Iowa] Law column: Some tips on handling smoking in the workplace

First, an employer can ban smoking entirely on its own property. An Iowa employer does not have to provide smoking breaks, smoking areas or any accommodations for smokers. Second, it is legal for employers to charge employees more for health insurance b
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Apr 30, 2016 18:56
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[Canada] Peel Region poised to ban waterpipe smoking in public places

Peel Region is poised to join Toronto and other cities... Recommendations to enact a bylaw prohibiting the use of waterpipes or hookahs “in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces and specified outdoor places” are scheduled to be presented at the Apr
Sachem and Glanbrook Gazette
added Apr 26, 2016 13:30


A council has agreed to ban anyone from smoking within their own vehicles while in its car parks. Aberdeenshire Council’s new policy aims to ensure non-smokers are not exposed to tobacco smoke.
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Apr 25, 2016 14:36

New Orleans Celebrates Successful Year of Smoke-Free Air

New Orleans celebrates the first anniversary of its comprehensive smoke-free law that protects everyone’s right to breathe clean air by prohibiting smoking inside all workplaces, including bars and casinos....It’s time for every city and state to follow t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2016 19:26

[UK] Smoking breaks stubbed out for Nottinghamshire County Council workers

Cigarette breaks will become a thing of the past for Nottinghamshire County Council workers after councillors voted through a blanket ban on smoking. From May, all of the 8,826 employees at the local authority will not be allowed to light up whilst at w
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 21, 2016 10:26

[UK] Smoking breaks banned by council

The ban is aimed at boosting its workers' health, increasing time spent working and reducing levels of sick leave
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 21, 2016 10:24

[UK] Nottinghamshire County Council staff smoking ban approved

A council has approved plans to ban its thousands of employees from smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes in its buildings, land and in its vehicles. Nottinghamshire County Council first discussed the proposals to bar its 9,000 staff from smoking during wo
BBC Online
added Apr 21, 2016 10:24

[Texas] Universal City Goes Smoke-Free In Workplaces

Universal City Council joined in 49 other Texas cities when it unanimously voted Tuesday to approve an ordinance that would prohibit smoking in workplaces. Charlie Gagen with the American Cancer Society said it’s a move that protects the health and safe
Texas Public Radio
added Apr 20, 2016 19:44
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