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[Virginia] Fairfax can force employees into quit-smoking classes

Fairfax County can legally force its employees to enroll in classes that help them stop smoking, the county's attorney said. County Attorney David Bobzien offered that finding to the County Board of Supervisors, whose members wanted to know whether they
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Dec 10, 2012 15:13

[Delaware] LETTER: County official sending wrong smoking message

I couldn't believe my eyes when reading the front page announcing, "In a puff, county smoking restriction is gone." This decision by New Castle County official David Grimaldi concerns me. Unlike Mr. Grimaldi, I have never seen a study that shows that sm
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Dec 10, 2012 03:04

Secondhand smoke exposure levels in outdoor hospitality venues: a qualitative and quantitative review of the research literature

Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2012 02:44

[California] Council to Vote on Smoking Ordinance Revisions

The proposed amendments call for the banning of smoking in additional areas, holding landlords accountable to restrict smoking of tenants of multi-housing units, to announce secondhand smoke as a nuisance and to clarify the “reasonable distance” of a smok
added Dec 5, 2012 12:42

'E-cigarettes' Spark Workplace Smoking Row

Over the last few months Croner, part of global information services business Wolters Kluwer, has seen a substantial rise in calls to its advice lines from employers concerned about the use of e-cigarettes at work.
PR Newswire
added Dec 4, 2012 10:56

[Canada] David Eddie: My smoking co-worker stinks. How do I get him to stop touching me?

I’m not saying you should get all preachy/superior. Approach the whole subject with caution and compassion. Remember: People who smoke have been preached at and quoted statistics to all their lives. They do it anyway.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 30, 2012 22:03

[Delaware] In a puff, county smoking restriction is gone

All it took was an invitation to Chief Adminisrative Officer David Grimaldi to go outside for a cigarette, and the New Castle County outdoor smoking ban disappeared like a puff into thin air. Grimaldi, who is three weeks into his new county job, cancele
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Nov 29, 2012 16:41

[Virginia] DOUGHERTY: County needs to butt out when it comes to smokers

Perhaps you read about Hyland's heavy-handed efforts in Tuesday's Pilot. Headlined, "Kick the habit or else," this is apparently the supervisor's second attempt to meddle in the personal lives of employees.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Nov 28, 2012 04:52

[Japan] Wall Street Journal (blog) No Smokers, Please: Should Firms Ban Staff From Smoking?

hardcore non-smoking policy of Hoshino Resort Inc., a resort management company with over 100 years of history–10 of them entirely smoke-free. While the firm’s policy has been in place since 2002, it has recently sparked an intense debate on social media
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Nov 27, 2012 07:02
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Supervisor Suggests Mandatory Stop-Smoking Classes for County Employees

Gerry Hyland ponders whether county employees who smoke can be made to take classes to stop smoking, according to news report.
added Nov 27, 2012 06:53
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