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[Australia] Union agrees to staff working with puffing punters

THE union representing hospitality workers, United Voice, has dropped its opposition to smoking by high rollers in VIP gaming rooms in a deal struck over James Packer's proposed $1 billion hotel and casino at Barangaroo.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 26, 2012 12:45

[UK] Sex, naked shopping, cigarette breaks and gym sessions: What we're REALLY doing when we 'work from home'

The findings of a poll conducted by electronic cigarette retailer also revealed that . . . for 15 per cent the best perk was being able to smoke in the 'office', with many saying they engineered days away from the workplace just f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2012 06:39

[Japan] Osaka teachers who left campus to smoke must return wages

High school teachers who sneaked away from school grounds to smoke will be ordered to return part of their wages to the Osaka prefectural government for working hours lost. Prefectural education board officials said five teachers and two other employees
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 23, 2012 17:29

Japan Teachers Fined for Sneaky Smoking

Five teachers in Japan who sneaked off school grounds for a crafty cigarette in between lessons have been hit with hefty fines, officials said Tuesday. Education board bosses docked up to 500,000 yen ($6,300) from each of the five after they were caught
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 23, 2012 17:21

[UK] Most Brits Think Smokers Should Have Their Wages Cut

Of the 3,546 Brits asked by consumer website Watch My Wallet, 58% said they smokers who took breaks to indulge their nicotine habit should have the time docked from their pay packets
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 23, 2012 07:22

Team Support for Cessation in the Workplace Helped Motivate Cigarette Smokers to Quit

* Rewarding the whole team for success in cessation by smokers in the same team encouraged long-term abstinence.
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Oct 22, 2012 13:40

Team support for cessation in the workplace helped motivate cigarette smokers to quit

When smoking co-workers in the same team are placed on a cessation program, providing financial incentives to the team collectively in return for success of the smokers in the cessation program helped the smokers to quit smoking and remain abstinent for 1
added Oct 22, 2012 13:38

[Canada] Toronto Board of Health to consider broader smoking bans

Smokers in the city have a reason to hold their breath today, as they await the results of a meeting that could light a fire under the possible broadening of public places that cigarettes are forbidden.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 22, 2012 13:13

[West Virginia] Returning smokers disappoint president

HAMLIN - The president of the Lincoln County Commission recently expressed his dismay and disappointment at the return of smokers along the main public access ramp to the county courthouse. Commission President Charles McCann was speaking at the Thursday,
Lincoln (WV) Journal
added Oct 19, 2012 03:06

The War on Smoking expands to the job market

Very likely, the offensive nature of smoking is what has become its downfall. Many non-smokers hate cigarettes, and with major moves that make smoking as cumbersome as it is harmful, the future for tobacco users looks more grim than ever. (National)
added Oct 16, 2012 02:02
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