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[UK-Scotland] Group says enforcing smoke-free zones at hospitals would be a ‘complete waste of money’

A Courier investigation this week revealed smokers are flouting new rules to stub out the habit in Tayside and Fife. But Simon Clark, director of pro-smoking organisation Forest, slammed calls for laws to be tightened against those having a fly puff in
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Apr 24, 2015 07:06
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[UK-Scotland] Hospitals’ cigarettes ban goes up in smoke

a Courier investigation has revealed that health boards are struggling to enforce measures, which were brought in earlier this month... Scores of patients, visitors and staff members have been spotted having a fly puff outside hospitals in recent days wit
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:41
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[UK-Scotland] Hospitals’ cigarettes ban goes up in smoke

a Courier investigation has revealed that health boards are struggling to enforce measures, which were brought in earlier this month... Scores of patients, visitors and staff members have been spotted having a fly puff outside hospitals in recent days wit
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:41
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‘Money spent on tobacco in Jordan can build 8 hospitals’

Jordanians annually spend JD508 million on tobacco, which is enough to build eight hospitals, Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society President Mohammad Shreim told the Jordan News Agency, Petra, on Thursday. Smoking is an “epidemic” that is not yet listed
Jordan Times (jo)
added Apr 18, 2015 13:09
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[UK] LETTER: Hospital spoiled by smokers

several huge sign on the walls leading up to the main entrance which say unequivocally, No Smoking. You can see at most times of the day patients actually leaning on these warnings lighting up their fags and flipping the tab over the walls.
Wakefield Express (uk)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:57
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[Australia] Victoria's hospital and school smoking bans spark confusion on first day in force

Neither local nor state government took responsibility for policing the bans when contacted by the Herald Sun, despite the Victorian Department of Health website stating that compliance was to be enforced­ by “inspectors”, along with the wider community.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Apr 13, 2015 14:40
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[New Zealand] Battle on to douse smokes ban

A lawyer acting for a psychiatric patient will fight to overturn a smoking ban at mental health units in the Court of Appeal this month. Barrister Richard Francois told the Herald on Sunday patients' lives were at risk because they had been told to smok
New Zealand Herald
added Apr 13, 2015 12:14
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[UK-Scotland] Smoked out Onesie patient one of many flouting rule

A PATIENT desperate for a cigarette makes a mockery of new NHS anti-smoking rules — by standing at a hospital entrance with a drip in one hand and fag in the other.
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2015 10:11
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[UK-Scotland] Hospitals bring in more staff to tackle smokers

EXTRA support staff will be deployed to advise smokers against lighting up in hospital grounds after staff and patients were spotted puffing away just days after new rules were introduced.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 9, 2015 11:41
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[Asia, China] Clearing the air / The capital leads the way in banning smoking in public places

On June 1st stricter rules will be enforced on smoking in public places in Beijing, including bars, offices, stadiums and some outdoor areas such as those of hospitals and schools. Fines for failing to keep such places smoke-free could be as high as 10,00
The Economist
added Apr 7, 2015 13:54
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