A DATABASE providing information about workplace smoking issues has been set up by the International Labour Organisation. It includes descriptions of relevant legislation, journal articles, books, government documents, reports, kits, case law, training materials, and analysis, including notes on productivity costs caused by tobacco usage. Maintained by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, its web address is

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