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[New York] Doctor fired employee for smoking at home: suit

A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32

[Spain] Secondhand smoke in psychiatric units: patient and staff misperceptions

Patients and staff have substantial misperceptions about the extent of their exposure to SHS and low awareness about the harmful environment in which they stay/work. This might have an influence on the preference for less restrictive smoke-free bans. It i
Tobacco Control
added Sep 20, 2014 22:46

[South America/Caribbean] Costa Rica to expand smoking cessation program to all public hospitals by 2016

The Costa Rican Social Security System, or Caja, plans to open smoking cessation clinics in hospitals countrywide to help folks kick the habit. But coming to the aid of smokers really isn’t a choice for health officials, and Caja Executive President Marí
Tico Times (cr)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:38

Gurkha Creates Private Label Cigar That Garners $30,000 At Auction To Benefit The Eric Trump Foundation & St. Jude Children's Hospital

For the sixth year in a row, Gurkha Cigars, makers of the world's finest and most expensive cigars, have partnered with The Eric Trump Foundation to raise money and awareness for children battling life-threatening diseases at St. Jude Children's Research
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2014 15:25

[Pennsylvania] Pittsburgh Mercy toughens stance on workers' tobacco use

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System will prohibit its employees from using tobacco products of any kind during work shifts effective Feb. 1, 2015.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Sep 16, 2014 15:43

[Oregon] City may push smokers off some public sidewalks

smokers may be unwelcomed: public sidewalks surrounding Salem Hospital and Willamette University. Salem City Council has asked staff to prepare a new city ordinance that would ban smoking on sidewalks adjacent to certain businesses.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:01
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[Pakistan] Is kaptan building cancer hospital with tobacco growers' money?

A number of ministers of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) cabinet or their relatives are either tobacco growers or in cigarette manufacturing business thus contributing to spread of cancer in Pakistan in general and in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:36

[Kansas] If you smoke, you're out

Patients sneaking a smoke or a chew at Salina Regional Health Center or any of the hospital's other properties will be sent away. The hospital implemented new rules Aug. 4 that are meant to strengthen its policy regarding smoking and use of other tobacc
Salina (KS) Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 19:30

[Wisconsin] Russian doctors, nurses practice health-care diplomacy in La Crosse

A no-smoking law that went into effect July 1 forbids lighting up in hospitals, public buildings, schools “and even bus stops,” Azrapkina said. “There is a very aggressive anti-smoking campaign,” she said, adding that stores are not allowed to post ciga
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Sep 11, 2014 11:11

[UK] A gift of cigarettes to soothe 'jagged nerves'

The initial purpose wasn’t to furnish goodwill “smokes” for the soldiers departing for the Front. Instead, their service would concentrate on the hospital trains arriving in the docks and provide solace to the men who had been wounded and were returning
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Sep 10, 2014 16:51
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