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[Oregon] Tobacco ban on state property in effect

State says ban is long-term effort to save on worker health care costs
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jan 3, 2013 21:23

Bob Evans Plans New Healthful Choices Menus, Announces Tobacco-Free Workplace

Also, the restaurant is implementing a new tobacco-free workplace policy at all of its restaurant, food plants, transportation centers and coporate facilities.
WBNS-10TV CBS (Columbus, OH)
added Jan 3, 2013 19:48

[Saudi Arabia] Does Jeddah's smoking ban infringe on individual rights?

Saudi citizens have reacted differently to the ministry’s decision to ban smoking in Jeddah. Some people see the ban as a way of protecting the health and rights of non-smokers while others think it impedes on smokers’ individual rights. Statistics show
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jan 3, 2013 10:48

[Macau] Casinos accused of concentrating most popular games in smoking zones

Several casino workers’ associations have accused all of the six gaming concessionaires of taking advantage of the new regulation’s loopholes by assembling gaming tables and popular games together into smoking areas, leaving croupiers and other workers ex
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jan 2, 2013 22:19

[Delaware] As of Jan. 1, Beebe will not hire tobacco users

LEWES -- Those who hope to be employed by Beebe Medical Center must be nicotine free starting Jan. 1. The hospital announced it will no longer hire applicants -- including contractors, travelers and consultants -- who use tobacco. That includes cigarette
added Jan 1, 2013 11:57

[UK] KELLAWAY: Lighting up has its benefits, too ($$)

It is for that very reason – the similarity to a real cigarette and the way they normalise the idea of smoking at work – that I’m strongly in favour of people puffing away on them in the office.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 31, 2012 17:25

[Arizona] New Pima County smoking ban takes effect Jan. 1

Employees, visitors, vendors and event-goers can't smoke or use tobacco products anywhere on county property anytime. That includes the breezeways between downtown Tucson office buildings - a popular place for smokers until now. Parks are not part of the
Arizona Daily Star
added Dec 31, 2012 11:34

[Oregon] New smoking rules, among others, set to take effect in new year

Starting Jan. 1, tobacco use won't be allowed on state property, including parking lots, porches and other outdoor areas.
The Oregonian
added Dec 31, 2012 11:22

[Pakistan] Beware of smoking at public places

The reason is that the city administration, which was earlier lenient with the violators of Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance, will be cracking down on smoking at restricted places from tomorrow (Monday). The crackdown
The News (pk)
added Dec 31, 2012 10:24
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[Kentucky] Madisonville hospital to ban smoking in 2013

Hospital patients, employees and visitors will be banned from smoking, using chewing tobacco and puffing on electronic cigarettes at Baptist Hospital Madisonville and its various campuses around western Kentucky.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2012 09:56
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