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Russian Lawmakers Propose Additions to Anti-Smoking Bill

Russian lawmakers proposed additions to anti-smoking bill, in particular to ban the so-called smoking rooms at work places and prohibit showing cigarettes on television and in films, Izvestia daily reported on Friday.
RIA Novosti (Russian Information Agency) (ru)
added Jan 11, 2013 13:29
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[Macau] SMOKING BAN BRINGS FINES AND STRIKE THREATS

Macau casinos’ efforts to ensure compliance with the smoking law have been roundly criticized by casino workers’ associations, which claim casino employees are now subject to even higher concentrations of nicotine-laden smoke.
CalvinAyre.com
added Jan 7, 2013 07:28
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Texas lawmaker takes aim at smoking with statewide ban

Filed by State Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston), SB 86 would ban smoking in all indoor and outdoor workplaces, including bars and restaurants statewide.
KVUE (Austin, TX)
added Jan 4, 2013 09:44
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[UK] Smoking costs Plymouth £78.2million a year

CIGARETTE breaks are costing Plymouth businesses £16.5m a year in lost productivity. The Herald today reveals the true cost of a habit that annually costs the city £78.2m – that's £280 a year for each and every city resident.
This is Devon (Western Morning News) (uk)
added Jan 4, 2013 09:11
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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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
DelmarvaNow.com
added Jan 1, 2013 11:57
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[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
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