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[Bermuda, Caribbean] Smoking ban imposed on hospital grounds

The Bermuda Hospitals Board has imposed a smoking ban on the grounds of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre. Starting on Monday, August 1, it will be an offence to smoke anywhere on these properties. “The BHB is c
The Royal Gazette (bm)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:27
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[Canada] 'Gross!' Smokers recoil from new packaging

Outside a hospital and at a local college, there was near-universal disgust at what many said was the suddenly more-prominent picture of a cancer-ridden tongue on the pack they held in their hands. Australian research showed that a year after plain pack
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:24
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Sri Lankan President instructs to raise VAT on tobacco and remove from private healthcare charges

Sirisena said he has instructed the relevant sections to raise the Value Added Tax (VAT) on cigarettes and completely remove the private hospital charges from the tax. President Sirisena made this announcement addressing the 104th anniversary ceremony of
LankaPage.com
added Jul 24, 2016 15:11
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[Canada] Some smokers continue to break rules at HSC

Eastern Health has been finding it difficult to enforce no-smoking rules, and cancer patients say stubborn smokers are being disrespectful. One suggests tickets for smokers who insist on lighting up near doors. Patients coming in and out of the Dr. H. Bli
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:31
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[Massachusetts] Worcester bans smoking in nursing homes as of Jan. 1

Smoking will no longer be allowed in nursing homes and other similar facilities as of Jan. 1. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to add those facilities to the list of places where smoking is prohibited in the city.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 12, 2016 14:53
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes to be allowed on NHS grounds

NHS Tayside has updated its smoking policy, and is now permitting the use of e-cigarettes within the Board’s grounds. The decision was taken following the emerging evidence that e-cigarettes can help people to reduce their use of tobacco and that e-ciga
Guide and Gazette (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 14:20
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[UK] Kettering hospital apologises to residents unhappy with aftermath of smoking ban

But the introduction of the new smoke-free policy which does not allow smoking anywhere on its grounds, including outside hospital buildings, has upset some people living nearby. One resident contacted the Northants Telegraph and said: “As you can see f
Northamptonshire Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 14:16
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[California] Hospital association gives $9 million to support tobacco tax

California’s lobbying group for the hospital industry is giving a $9 million boost for an initiative campaign to raise tobacco taxes. The California Hospital Association’s donation is the largest so far for the Save Lives California committee. It says the
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2016 16:14
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[UK] Medway Maritime Hospital bans smoking as it aims to be a smoke-free site

Unlike many other hospitals that have prohibited smoking from all areas, Medway has allowed the activity in designated areas. But from October 17, the site in Windmill Road will become smoke-free meaning all patients, visitors and staff will not be abl
Kent Online (uk)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:26
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[UK-Wales] VIDEO: Push the button to stop hospital smoking

A pioneering anti-smoking public address system has been rolled out across west Wales, with Pembrokeshire schoolchildren recording the messages. Any member of the public who sees someone smoking on hospital sites can now press a red button that will act
Western Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:28
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