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Number of Europeans exposed to secondhand smoke at work rising to more than 1 in 4

looked at all 28 countries currently in the European Union (EU), the majority of which have introduced smoke-free legislation to protect workers from second-hand smoke. Although the study did find a reduction in the number of people exposed to second-han
EurekAlert
added Sep 9, 2017 15:31
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] In Jambi, people smoking in public places may face hefty fines

The Jambi administration is working on programs to publicize a newly passed bylaw that prohibits smoking in public places. Taking effect on Sept.1, the bylaw imposes a Rp 100,000 (US$7.50) fine on anyone found guilty of smoking in public places. Jambi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 4, 2017 22:21
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More than half of the public think non-smokers should get regular fresh-air breaks at work

According to a recent survey conducted by Flavour Boss, they had found 80% of people don’t think it’s fair... With the reduced health risks, lower costs for users and better public image associated with vaping, it shouldn’t be difficult to persuade smoki
News-Medical.net
added Sep 1, 2017 13:48
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health-certification program tied to bank loans may get stiffer requirements on passive smoking

A panel advising the government might propose stiffening requirements for preventing secondhand smoke exposure for companies that want to be certified as health-conscious businesses, it has been learned.
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 28, 2017 02:15
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Safety Tip: Some considerations for tobacco in the workplace

there are additional risks and considerations that should be taken into account when crafting a “smoke break” policy. First, consider the nonsmoker. Involuntary second-hand smoke not only poses a health risk, but it can lower the morale of those who cho
Rental Pulse (American Rental Association (ARA))
added Aug 27, 2017 07:26
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[Maryland] Health Department has $4,000 in tobacco prevention grants available

The Carroll County Health Department has grant funding available for organizations and businesses interested in smoking cessation and prevention projects. Proposed projects can take many forms, but the goals of the project should fit into one of three g
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Aug 27, 2017 07:19
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[Caribbean, Latin America] 100 Tobacco Workers Inhale Toxic Fumes in Dominican Republic

At least 100 workers, the majority of them women, have fallen ill after breathing in a chemical substance that was used to fumigate a tobacco plant in the Dominican Republic. The workers were taken to hospital for nausea, vomiting, head pain and body sp
teleSUR (ve)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:49
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[Australia] Smoking facts: One-in-four Queensland tradies still have the habit

A new study by the Cancer Council Queensland has identified the smoking culture within the trade industry is putting workers at greatest risk of related illnesses and disease. The Council is calling for employers to fire up and tackle the problem of one
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Aug 18, 2017 17:58
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Senate bill seeks to ban e-cigarette use in schools, gov't offices, PUVs

The bill also seeks to limit the marketing, sale, and distribution of the product, allowing only those 18 years old and above to buy and use it
Rappler (ph)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:49
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[Australia] Yeppoon tradie fires up over proposed smoking ban

A new study by the Cancer Council Queensland has identified the smoking culture within the trade industry is putting workers at greatest risk of related illnesses and disease. The Council is calling for employers to fire up and tackle the problem of one
Rockhampton (QLD) Morning Bulletin (au)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:43
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