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[UK] Wheelchair-bound man, 56, catches fire and dies after being left alone in a smoking area in a nursing home

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:44
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[Australia] No butts – it’s time to help people with mental health conditions quit smoking

Some health professionals may have put smoking in the “too hard basket” for certain patients with complex or urgent health needs. But there is good evidence people with mental illnesses want to quit smoking, that they are capable of quitting, and that sm
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:19
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[UK] Hospital patients will be quizzed on lifestyles in 'bedside interventions'

“I want to see bedside interventions in our hospitals so smokers who are patients are offered medication, behavioural support and follow-up checks when they go home.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:46
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[UK] 'Selfish' smoker says hospital patients should 'walk through cloud of smoke' into entrance above maternity ward

A 'selfish' smoker says patients and visitors should be forced to 'walk through cloud of smoke' to get in and out of a hospital. Dave Atherton, chairman of Freedom2Choose, believes walking through smoke "is not the most inconvenient thing in the world"
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:17
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[Maine] WCGH recognized for tobacco-free achievements

Waldo County General Hospital was among institutions recognized at the ninth annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards celebration, hosted by the MaineHealth Center for Tobacco Independence’s Breathe Easy initiative.
Belfast (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 24, 2018 02:53
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[UK] 'Someone's mummy or daddy is having cancer treatment': Hospital installs loud speaker system allowing patients, staff and even VISITORS to press button and instantly shame anyone smoking outside

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 01:02
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[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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[Montana] AASVED: Voting yes on I 185 is the right thing to do

I took the CEO position at Shodair Children’s Hospital almost three years ago.... It’s challenging for a grassroots effort in Montana to be as visible as the more than $12 million big tobacco has spent on advertising in this state. We may be small in num
Havre (MT) Daily News
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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ZOLNIKOV: I 185 is a bad deal for Montanans

The real winners of this bad deal are wealthy hospital corporations that would directly benefit from I 185. The president of one of Montana’s largest hospital chains made more than $7 million in 2016. And a dozen other hospital executives made more than
Havre (MT) Daily News
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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[UK] Wakefield's Pinderfields Hospital smokers shamed via loudspeaker

Staff, visitors and patients can activate the pre-recorded messages, which are then played through a speaker outside Pinderfields Hospital. "Hi, I'm Georgia, would you mind not smoking outside? Someone's mummy or daddy could be having their treatment to
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2018 17:19
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