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Council to ban staff smoking breaks

Smoking breaks will be banned for thousands of council employees under new proposals.

Nottinghamshire County Council has said its 9,000 employees will be barred from smoking during work time with the ban extending to e-cigarettes.

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Is latest smoking ban a step too far?

Nottinghamshire County Council has told staff they are introducing a blanket ban on having a cigarette during the working day.

The ban is intended to apply to anyone in uniform - even on the way to work. But is this latest attack on smokers a step too far? We sent Martin Fisher to Mansfield to find out.

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