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[UK] Colchester Hospital stops staff smoking outside main entrance and A&E

STAFF at Colchester General Hospital have been banned from using former designated smoking points, and will now have to light up elsewhere. The Chief Executive at the hospital said today staff are no longer permitted to use the two smoking points opposi
Colchester Gazette (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:49

Bill to restrict “vaping” moves closer to becoming law in Prince George’s

Council member Todd Turner (D-Bowie) sponsored the bill that would regulate the distribution and sale of the nicotine vaporizing devices while restricting “vaping” in most restaurants, bars, public and senior citizen housing.
The Washington Post
added Oct 10, 2015 13:46

[UK-Scotland] SHAW: Hospitals are wrong to ban e-cigarette use

their potentially beneficial effect on individual and public health is undeniable. By refusing to allow the use of e-cigarettes on hospital grounds, the NHS is harming the health of patients and the wider public.
British Medical Journal
added Oct 5, 2015 10:00
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[UK-Scotland] We Should Allow E-Cigs In Hospitals Because It Would Cut Down On Conventional Cigarette Use, Expert Says

The safety profile of e-cigs is still incomplete, but one expert argues this isn’t a good enough reason to ban them. All health boards in Scotland (with one exception, NHS Lothian), have banned the use of e-cigs on hospital grounds. David Shaw, a senior
Medical Daily
added Oct 5, 2015 09:58

[UK] Patients should be encouraged to use free e-cigarettes in hospitals, argues academic

argues an expert in The BMJ..."by refusing the use of e-cigarettes on hospital grounds, the NHS is harming the health of patients and the wider public," argues David Shaw, a senior research fellow at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Base
added Oct 2, 2015 15:36

Smoker-friendly Japan mulls restrictions ahead of 2020 Olympics

Smoking could get tougher in Japan ahead of the Tokyo2020 Olympics, as members of the ruling party outlined a bill to restrict the practice in public places, a report said Monday. Japan is one of the more smoker-friendly countries, with people often seen
The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:35

[UK] People urged to back smoke free plans

The Southern Trust is calling on local people to get involved in making all health and social care sites completely smoke free by No Smoking Day on March 9 next year. A Smoke Free policy has been in place in the Trust since 2008 which prohibits smoking
Lurgan Mail (uk)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:00

[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Bach Mai Hospital opens consultancy centre for smokers

” The country's first centre and hotline to provide free consultancy and support for people to stop smoking opened today at Bach Mai General Hospital in Ha Noi. Located in the country's largest hospital, the centre can be easily accessed by a large numb
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Sep 17, 2015 10:41

[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: NHS smoking ban opponents don’t represent most Scots

I WAS disappointed by the lack of balance and rigour in your report on attitudes to smoking in hospital grounds (“Scots oppose ban on smoking outside hospitals”). That headline referred to figures from an online survey which made no attempt to gather an
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 13:00

[UK] Man slams cloud of 'carcinogenic, disgusting smoke' outside North Devon District Hospital

A GRANDSON has slammed the cloud of "carcinogenic, disgusting smoke" that his grandfather had to walk through during a recent visit to North Devon District Hospital. Jack Altham wrote in to the Journal to say he believes if people want to "poison their
North Devon Journal (uk)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:38
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