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[USA] Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don’t Smoke

Just under 50 percent of major American employers surveyed last year said they included a surcharge on insurance policies for smokers, at a median rate of $600 annually, according to Willis Towers Watson, the benefits consultant that conducted the survey
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:55
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don't smoke 6 extra vacation days

A higher percent of Japanese adults smoke than Americans. It was only this past year that the percentage of Japanese adults who smoke fell below 20 percent. According to the World Health Organization, Japanese men are three times more likely to smoke tha
CNBC
added Nov 3, 2017 00:04
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Why one Japanese company is offering nonsmokers more paid days off

Many Japanese companies have started implementing a variety of anti-smoking measures, according to Kyodo News. It’s a recent trend designed to cut down on secondhand smoke exposure in light of more evidence regarding the associated health risks. Matsush
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 1, 2017 02:41
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Non-smokers are given an extra six days holiday by Japanese firm to make up for other workers' cigarette breaks

A Japanese company is to offer its non-smoking employees an extra six days of paid holiday a year to compensate for the regular breaks its smokers take. Piala Inc, a marketing firm based in Tokyo, introduced the perk in September and it has proved popul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:44
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KAVA: Working Adults Are Smoking Less - Except In These Occupations

this recent MMWR report shows that we still have some way to go to eliminate this unnecessary risk. And the report points to at least some of the groups that should be especially targeted for information about and assistance in finding and using ways to q
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:27
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[Montenegro] Montana is #1 in protecting indoor workers from secondhand tobacco smoke

State public health officials announced today that Montana has the highest percentage of indoor workers covered by smokefree workplace policies in the nation. Montana is followed by Washington, Oregon and Minnesota.
KXLO-KLCM Radio (Lewistown, MT)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:46
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CDC: 1 in 5 U.S. Workers Use Tobacco Products

Close to 33 million working adults in the United States -- or roughly 20% -- regularly smoke cigarettes, vape, or use some other tobacco product, the CDC reported. Just over 15.4% of working adults reported smoking cigarettes, while 5.8% used another com
MedPage Today
added Oct 27, 2017 15:04
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CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ Toolkit Supports University Led Health and Leadership

efforts are underway to encourage academic institutions to adopt the CEO Cancer Gold Standard...To earn Gold Standard accreditation, an employer must take concrete actions to reduce the risk and burden of cancer: prohibit tobacco use and support tobacco c
Business Wire
added Oct 26, 2017 17:11
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[Canada] It’s Time to Protect All Alberta Workers From Secondhand Smoke on the Job

A coalition of prominent health organizations is urging the Alberta government to protect all workers from secondhand smoke on the job. The call for uniform protection comes as the Alberta government concludes its review of the occupational health and s
GlobeNewswire
added Oct 25, 2017 00:11
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[New York] Gov. Cuomo to sign bill outlawing e-cigarettes in most restaurants, bars and workplaces

The measure, adopted by the Legislature in June, extends the provisions of New York’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include e-cigarettes and has been a top priority of anti-smoking advocates. “These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarett
New York Daily News
added Oct 23, 2017 15:07
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