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[UK] Barnet, Enfield and Haringey mental health NHS trust goes smoke-free on all premises and grounds

Mental health services in Barnet are making their premises smoke-free to reduce the number of patients dependent on nicotine for stress relief. People with mental health problems die between 10 and 20 years earlier than the national average, usually bec
Hendon Times (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:30
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[Asia, Japan] Bill brings ban on restaurant smoking

The government intends to submit the draft bill to the ordinary Diet session to be convened on Friday. The draft bill calls for a total ban on smoking on the premises of medical institutions and elementary and junior high schools. It imposes a total smo
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:52
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The international prevalence of smoking in addiction treatment

Internationally, cigarette smoking is higher among patients in addiction treatment when compared to the general populace, according to a study published in the Society for the Study of Addiction.... there are both cultural and biological reasons high rat
Addiction Now
added Jan 19, 2017 18:31
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[UK] Smoke free as cigarettes are banned at trust across Barnet, Enfield and Haringey

PATIENTS and staff will be stubbing out their cigarettes as they go smoke free at a mental health trust which covers Barnet, Enfield and Haringey (BEH). Smoking has been banned on the premises and in the grounds across the NHS trust’s hospitals as part o
North London Newspapers (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:22
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[Canada] New Supports to Help People in Ontario Quit Smoking

Ontario is providing free nicotine replacement products to people leaving hospital, and investing in new programs across the province to help people quit smoking and stay healthy. The province is funding new quit cards, which will be distributed to up t
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[UK] Photo shows extent of smoking outside Glasgow hospital

A SHOCKING image has revealed that smokers are completely ignoring the NHS’s smokefree policy at a major hospital in Glasgow. An image showing of bin covered in cigarette butts, which appears to be outside Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow,
Deadline News (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[UK] Smokers are dumping PILES of rubbish outside University Hospital according to angry residents

People living near University Hospital are are taking matters into their own hands after smokers who have been banned from the site started dumping rubbish on the Sowe Valley path. Two Wyken residents have started litter picking in their own time and sa
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:25
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[UK-Scotland] NHS staff accuse smoking colleagues of compromising patient safety with cigarette breaks

employees claim some staff are leaving Glasgow’s new hospital more frequently to smoke leaving wards dangerously understaffed. Due to the size of the hospital and smoking regulations, which require staff to leave the grounds, they say staff are away from
Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:24
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[Australia] Nine recent changes to smoking laws you may not know about

New rules came into play at the end of last year, including a ban on temporary retail outlets selling tobacco products. Bundaberg Regional Council said event though councils had the ability to enforce smoke free zones for a long time, changes had now ma
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[Canada] A tobacco-free hospital – CAMH innovates to lead the way

Ontario hospitals must eliminate designated smoking areas by 2018, as part of legislation that has already prohibited smoking on all hospital grounds. While hospitals take action to prepare for this major change, CAMH is already there. In fact, CAMH has
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) (ca)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:17
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