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[Washington] PeaceHealth campuses going smoke-free

In observance of the annual Great American Smokeout, PeaceHealth officials announced Thursday a new tobacco-free policy for its PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and PeaceHealth Medical Group campuses. Beginning Jan. 4, smoking and the use of tobacco
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Nov 23, 2015 00:19

[Washington] News: Cold Turkey Trot actively promotes Great American Smokout at Naval Hospital Bremerton

Cold Turkey Trot 5K participants take off on the fun run as part of Naval Hospital Bremerton's Great American Smokeout campaign to reach staff and beneficiary smokers to use the date and make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 20, 2015 19:20

[Canada] Ontario is Ready to Quit!

On January 1, 2016 all Ontario hospitals will adopt a smoke-free grounds policy, providing further motivation to introduce smoking cessation programs for patients, which could have significant health and economic benefits for the province. "The need for
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:50

[Pennsylvania] Phila. to ban smoking at psychiatric hospitals

All psychiatric hospitals that have contracts with the city must ban all forms of tobacco, inside and outdoors, among patients and staff, on Dec. 14. All but one is including visitors in the policy, as well. The conventional wisdom is that banning smoki
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Nov 16, 2015 21:46

[UK-Scotland] Holyrood committee questions uniform no smoking perimeter in bill

A legally enforceable ban on smoking in parts of hospital grounds has been supported by MSPs on the Health and Sport Committee in its stage one report into the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) Bill. In the bill, the government is proposing to se
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Nov 13, 2015 13:39

[Massachusetts] Days may be numbered for Longwood smokers’ refuge

As hospitals shoo smokers away from vulnerable patients, workers in Boston’s medical city face a challenge: Where do you go to light up?..The city has discovered that Joslin Park has flown under the radar of a smoking ban that took effect nearly two year
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 11, 2015 21:09
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[UK] Alder Hey smokers slammed over littering entrance to new £237m hospital

Residents near the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital have slammed smokers who discarded dozens of cigarette ends there. Kenny Jones, from Old Swan, walks his dog near the £237m hospital which opened last month and photographed the cigarette butt litter
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 17:03
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Varenicline for Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

Conclusions—Varenicline, initiated in-hospital following ACS, is efficacious for smoking cessation. Future studies are needed to establish safety in these patients.
added Nov 11, 2015 17:02
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AHA: Stop-Smoking Med Works for ACS Patients in Hospital

Starting varenicline (Chantix) during hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) helps smokers quit, at least over the shorter term, the EVITA trial showed.... "We have a substantial number of our ACS patients who are smokers, and we know if we can
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2015 17:01

RAPID RESPONSES: Maudsley Debate: Should psychiatric hospitals completely ban smoking?

British Medical Journal
added Nov 11, 2015 00:27
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