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FDA Taps Duke Research Expert To Head Drug, Tobacco Unit ($$)

the vice chancellor of clinical and translational research at Duke University, to oversee the agency's medical products and tobacco subunits including the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, the Center for Devices...
added Jan 26, 2015 21:26

Duke's Rob Califf Named FDA Deputy Commissioner

Leadership of the FDA Office of Medicinal Products And Tobacco is second in scope only to being commissioner of the agency. OMPT provides leadership and coordination over all centers in review and approval of drugs, biologics, medical devices, and FDA’s
added Jan 26, 2015 21:21

Duke University's Robert Califf headed to FDA to oversee drug and tobacco regulation

Robert Califf will step down as vice chancellor at the Duke University School of Medicine to become deputy commissioner at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA and Duke announced Califf's appointment Monday.
Columbia (SC) State
added Jan 26, 2015 21:19

[UK] Nottingham's hospitals: Smoke on our grounds and we'll prosecute

Hospital chiefs want to change the law so that people caught smoking within their grounds could be prosecuted. Queen's Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital are already "smoke-free"– but patients and staff can regularly nip out for a smoke.
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jan 21, 2015 10:08

[UK] Smoking ban for mental health patients in Islington’s high-security wards

Camden and Islington Foundation Trust has become one of the first in the country to stop offering supervised smoking breaks to in-patients, warning that smoking is the “main cause of death” among its “service users” and “interferes with psychiatric treat
Islington Tribune (uk)
added Jan 19, 2015 10:16

[Australia] Smoking booths for Ipswich Hospital a "no-brainer"

DR PATRICIA Petersen, independent candidate for Ipswich, said that she has a "tried and tested" way of allowing smokers to "light up"...vowing to install "smoking booths", similar to those found in Hong Kong airport and tourist hotspots around the world.
Ipswich Queensland Times (au)
added Jan 18, 2015 21:41

[UK-Scotland] Pensioner who died in hospital blaze thought to have been smoking in her room while receiving oxygen

STAFF had to evacuate 14 patients from the affected ward to another part of the hospital while firefighters battled for two hours to put out the flames.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:36

[UK] OUTRAGE: East Lancashire NHS chiefs ban smoking at all mental health facilities

It means patients detained under the Mental Health Act are forced to abstain from smoking during the course of their admission...also covers e-cigarettes, follows national guidance and patients will instead be offered nicotine replacement therapy, such a
Burnley Citizen (uk)
added Jan 16, 2015 17:39
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[Ireland] O'DOHERTY: Smokers have rights - but so do health workers

Because when you're benefiting from the State, in this case by the attendance of visiting health care workers, it's not unreasonable for them to expect you to put the fags away while they are doing their job.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 16, 2015 15:05

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: An old plant sees new life

Cheers to Reynolds' continued generosity to its hometown, and cheers to the movers and shakers who are working to lead us into the future.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2015 14:50
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