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    Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    I was a chain smoker but trying to avoid smoking. I am also undergoing checkup for this regard. Doctor suggested that instant stop on smoking can not be coped up by my body. So I should decrease the smoking rate step by step. But smoking is banned with in the company, not even in lunch hours. I feel dizzy without smoking and can not perform my job. What should I do?

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    Re: Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    hello sir/madam.
    as we all know that....
    Smoking cause the cancer so we should not get addict of it. We should take care of your own health.
    You should keep in your mind that your health is related with your family and children health if you are married.
    You try to keep in mouth some mouth freshment mints chew-gum and spices.
    Try to be happy with your family and friend circle, think about them and be happy.
    I think my knowledge will help some people who are chain smoker.

    thank you.

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    Re: Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    Smoking within the office premises is not allowed in most of the companies. So you are bound to abide by the office norms. I can understand your point that you want to follow your doctors advice of quitting smoke gradually by decreasing the smoking rate step by step. It is very normal that you will have some side effects when ever you will stop smoking completely. That's why you feel dizzy. However, in order to handle your problem you are facing at present, during the lunch break go out of your office building, have a smoke and then come back to your work.

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    Re: Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    It is really a good thing that you want to quit smoking and thus trying your best for the same. As you have said that your doctor has advised you to follow a step by step procedure rather than completing quitting it suddenly than you must talk about this thing to your manager or the authority. Make him understand that you are trying to quit smoking and thus taking the treatment for it also, tell him that you need there support to accomplish this task. If your doctor has said than you can also take with you a written prescription from your doctor mentioning this situation so that you can prove in front of your manager that you are not trying to manipulate things for smoking. You can take permission from him to go out in lunch for smoking. But with this you have to keep one thing in mind that you will need a lot of efforts to control yourself. Because after waiting for so long and going for smoke can effect and tempt you to smoke more. So you should consult with your doctor regarding such things before taking any step.

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    Re: Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    As you said that you are a chain smoker then it will be hard for you to quit smoke because if you quit that instantly then there will be the problems in your body like pain , nasal disorders and also coughing and anxiety , so if you like to get away all these things then you need to stop that slowly, but as you said that smoking is ban in your company.
    If you ask from your boss then he will be angry for that, so you need to get some time from the lunch hour and go outside the place where open environment is there and smoke there and go to the work after that.
    This will make you feel good and you can do that whenever you get the chance.
    There must be the balcony or any open area where you can smoke.
    If you find then there are lot many places where you can smoke , only you need to use your brain to find such place.
    Make sure your work shouldnot be affected by all these things as it is a issue if you caught then get the treatment for the same.
    There must be many chain smokers in the company you can ask them where they smoke at the free time.
    They will definitely tell you if you give one cigarette to him.

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    Re: Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    hello friend,
    This is important issue and should be solved as soon as possible. Solving this issue will help you as well as your company .
    I think you should talk to some seniors and take doctors prescription along with. No company want to loose their employee for the reason that could be solved.
    Some exception clause could be made or some amendment could be made in clause so that you would be allowed to smoke in lunch hours in some private area where others are not disturbed.
    I think you should talk to higher authorities and they will understand your problem and help you to leave this smoking habit.

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    Re: Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    Health is wealth you are really suffering from bad effects of smoking when your advised not to smoke the its your fault if you don't have control upon you to quit smoking you should always have mental ,sense control otherwise its very difficult for you to come out of smoking.. I know its very difficult to quit smoking which is bad habit but you should control yourself.. Think positive office hours never permit you to smoke you should take this as an opportunity to stay away from smoking.. When you cannot control your habit of smoking then you should consult experts of health and fitness specialists they can help you get out of this situation.. You aware of the fact or not but i want to tell you that you get nervous weakness without smoking this is your weakness firstly so that is the reason your not interested to work without smoking.. Don't term your self as chain smoker this not the title you should be proud of your weak your slave for smoking instead.. You should have health concern, take care of your family and your life .. Go to yoga classes experts will teach you eliminate your weakness towards smoking try to practice what they teach and be healthy quit smoking to live a long life all the best

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    Re: Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    hi
    it is very much correct if you are not allowed to smoke during the lunch hours. Because it is rule from the government that you cannot in public places at any instance of time.
    But still if it is necessary for you to have a cigarette during the lunch hours then you should go out of the office and then you can have it or else you can always have it in the toilet of your office
    and try to give up smoking as soon as possible
    gud luck

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    Re: Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    Dear first of all I would say that you also know this well about smoking that this is a very bad habit in people and found in most of the persons that may be professional or general but smoking has become just like a hobby in the people when they know that this is harmful for the body and their life and despite knowing everything and demerits of the smoking they are continue on the same way and you are one of them who is addicted to smoke so I would like to request you to leave smoking as soon as possible because I do not need to tell you any bad effects of this habit so I hope you will concentrate on this issue and will help the world to make smoke free

    If you also wants to leave it and doctor suggested you to decrease this step by step and you should follow that because your doctor is also right that you can not leave it directly at once so you need sometime

    I would like to praise the management of your company that they do not allow any employee to smoke or drink in the company or office premises because this is very unofficial habit according to the rules of the company and but this is against your habit because your addiction is on the line so you should try to manage and because rules are rules and everyone is under compulsion to follow the rules so you also should follow guidelines of the management and do not think about your addiction and keep you health first because feel that you are not following the rules but you are following the doctor and caring for your own health

    Try to take smoke at once before entering in office because your addiction can not be stay away and then tolerate and take once again after completing work from office when you leave the office so you can have ti once and may manage your criteria of smoking but do not try to smoke while working hours and mainly during lunch and if your manager see you then your image may be spoiled that will not be good for your performance in the company so you have to see from every corner that smoking is completely found bad for each stage of life so leave it early and live a new life

    All the best

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    Re: Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    hello,
    as you said you are a chain smoker then you may directly tell your boss about this and try to get a solution from his side.ask him tha you want permission about it and say him that what the doctor said and show him your reports if he dint listens.
    ask him some suggestions what to do and how to avoid smoking.
    ask him permission for this as you want to take some time during lunch so that you can have one cigarette outside of your office premises.
    or ask him if he allows him to have it in the office premises or in anyother place.
    thank you...............

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    Re: Not allowed to smoke in the lunch hours

    Sir in any case smoking is prohibited in any public area and office so we can no state your boss wrong any ways.
    But yes even you are right as it can not be given just in the fraction of seconds and you will have to take pain so do one thing during the lunch hours find some alone secret area and smoke for a while but not wait till your stick get over. And this may provide you relief!

    gradually decrease the time of smoking day by day and one day you will be ot of its dependency.

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