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[Maryland] Nicotine patch, gum users won't be hired at hospital

Carroll Hospital Center campus has been a no-smoking zone since 1998, but in a decision announced on Thursday, the organization has taken its anti-smoking efforts to a new level: The hospital will no longer hire anyone who uses nicotine in any form — incl
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Sep 28, 2014 06:29
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[UK] Total smoking ban at University Hospital given go ahead

Smoking at Coventry's University Hospital will be banned completely A total ban on smoking at the University Hospital site in Coventry has been approved this afternoon. Visitors who ignore the ban could be escorted from the site at Walsgrave. The whole
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:49
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[Montana] 'There is always a fear of getting lung cancer when you smoke,' says former smoker

St. Vincent Healthcare recently received a $42,600 grant from the Whedon Cancer Detection Foundation. The money is used to help those who would otherwise be unable to pay for the screening. Without financial assistance, the cost of the lung cancer scree
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Sep 24, 2014 18:26
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[USA] E-cigarettes 'not helping cancer patients to quit smoking'

Due to the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes, researchers from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, NY, set out to investigate cessation outcomes for cancer patients using the devices. Their findings are published in CANCER.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 22, 2014 22:42
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[New York] Doctor fired employee for smoking at home: suit

A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32
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[Spain] Secondhand smoke in psychiatric units: patient and staff misperceptions

Patients and staff have substantial misperceptions about the extent of their exposure to SHS and low awareness about the harmful environment in which they stay/work. This might have an influence on the preference for less restrictive smoke-free bans. It i
Tobacco Control
added Sep 20, 2014 22:46
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[South America/Caribbean] Costa Rica to expand smoking cessation program to all public hospitals by 2016

The Costa Rican Social Security System, or Caja, plans to open smoking cessation clinics in hospitals countrywide to help folks kick the habit. But coming to the aid of smokers really isn’t a choice for health officials, and Caja Executive President Marí
Tico Times (cr)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:38
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Gurkha Creates Private Label Cigar That Garners $30,000 At Auction To Benefit The Eric Trump Foundation & St. Jude Children's Hospital

For the sixth year in a row, Gurkha Cigars, makers of the world's finest and most expensive cigars, have partnered with The Eric Trump Foundation to raise money and awareness for children battling life-threatening diseases at St. Jude Children's Research
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2014 15:25
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[Pennsylvania] Pittsburgh Mercy toughens stance on workers' tobacco use

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System will prohibit its employees from using tobacco products of any kind during work shifts effective Feb. 1, 2015.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Sep 16, 2014 15:43
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[Oregon] City may push smokers off some public sidewalks

smokers may be unwelcomed: public sidewalks surrounding Salem Hospital and Willamette University. Salem City Council has asked staff to prepare a new city ordinance that would ban smoking on sidewalks adjacent to certain businesses.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:01
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