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[Oregon] Bureaucrat’s women-only smoking ban ruffles feathers in 1967

A brave man (Editorial) The bureaucrat in Salem who banned smoking on the job for some 25 female employees of the Oregon State Board of Control may deserve some sort of recognition for bravery....is clearly in a battle he has little chance of winning.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jul 31, 2017 13:04
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[UK] Bosses 'should let staff vape at desk to cut smoking rates': Plan comes as health chief pledge to cut the number who light up to 12% in five years

Bosses should consider allowing workers to use e-cigarettes at their desks to cut smoking rates, according to Government plans. Health chiefs yesterday pledged to slash smoking rates from 15.5 per cent to 12 per cent in five years. They said vaping was
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:24
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SMOKING IS BAD, SURE, AND MOST SMOKERS FEEL DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FOR DOING IT

Gallup has found that each adult smoker racks up an average of $2,132 more in health care costs each year, adding $92 billion to the country’s total health care costs. Gallup predicts that such cost factors, as well as secondhand smoke, contribute to disc
Newsweek
added Jul 19, 2017 15:18
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[UK] Let workers vape in office, Government plan suggests

Vaping should be allowed in offices and enclosed public spaces in order to “maximise” access to safer alternatives to smoking, a Government plan says.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:19
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[UK-Scotland] Characterising the Exposure of Prison Staff to Second-Hand Tobacco Smoke

This is the most comprehensive assessment of prison workers’ exposure to SHS in the world. The results are highly relevant to the development of smoke-free policies in prisons and should be considered when deciding on the best approach to provide prison s
Annals of Work Exposures and Health
added Jul 17, 2017 13:52
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[Texas] Alamo adopts an ordinance to prevent people from smoking inside workplaces

Alamo now becomes the 15th city in Hidalgo County to adopt a smoke ordinance. This would prevent people from smoking inside a workplace. If you’ve ever been in a workplace where you inhaled secondhand smoke, then you’ve smoked 36 cigarettes after an 8 hou
KFXV-LD channel 67 (McAllen, TX)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:14
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[UK] An Oral History of Britain's Smoking Ban

we talk to the politicians, campaigners and pub owners instrumental in making the ban happen – and the DJs and promoters who lived with the consequences....This is an account of the ban's introduction to the UK.
Vice.com
added Jul 7, 2017 14:55
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[UK] E-cigarettes in the workplace: a guide (PDF)

In this good practice guide to electronic cigarettes in the workplace, Sarah Silcox looks at the evidence on vaping, policy and practice, and the legal considerations.
Occupational Health & Wellbeing (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 14:48
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[UK] Should employers allow employees to use e-cigarettes in the workplace?

While some employers may allow employees to use e-cigarettes in the workplace, or even encourage their use as an aid to giving up smoking, others will prefer to ban them, particularly taking into account the impression created among visitors, customers o
XpertHR (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 14:45
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[UK] Workplace smoking ban 10 years on: Common employer queries

Strictly speaking, smoke-free legislation does not apply to e-cigarettes. There are pros and cons of allowing e-cigarettes at work and it is up to individual employers to set their own rules on e-cigarette use at work. Some employees use e-cigarettes,
PersonnelToday.com (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 14:33
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