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ARCHIVE: “They’re Going to Die Anyway”: Smoking Shelters at Veterans’ Facilities

Despite strong VA support, the tobacco industry created a public relations–focused grassroots veterans’ opposition group, eventually pushing the US Congress to pass a law requiring smoking areas in every VA health facility. Arguing that it would be unpat
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 2, 2016 23:04
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[UK] WATCH: Calls For Hospitals To Go Tobacco-Free

There are calls to make all South West hospital sites, including Cornwall, tobacco-free. They are being urged to take steps to improve the health of their patients and staff. Public Health England (PHE) Chief Executive Duncan Selbie has written to ever
Pirate FM (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:04
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[UK] Lose weight and stop smoking or face up to a 12-month delay for routine operations under new plans

smokers will be asked to quit for two months or face a six-month postponement, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced...'Smokers and obese patients that need routine surgery, but do not wish to access the support services or fail t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:43
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[UK] Surgeons attack plans to delay treatment to obese patients and smokers

Surgeons have criticised Theresa May after she became the first prime minister to back an NHS organisation’s plans to ration treatment to patients who smoke or are significantly overweight. The Royal College of Surgeons said Downing Street was endorsing
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:20
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[UK] NHS patients told to lose weight and quit smoking or face operation delays

smokers will be asked to quit for two months or face a six-month postponement, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced. The North Yorkshire CCG ruled out a “blanket” ban and said each patient would be dealt with on a “case-by-case b
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:19
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[UK] Lose weight and stop smoking or face op delay, patients to be told

smokers will be asked to quit for two months or face a six-month postponement, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) announced. The North Yorkshire CCG ruled out a "blanket" ban and said each patient would be dealt with on a "case-by-case b
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:59
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[UK] A third of children hospitalised with asthma 'exposed to cigarette smoke'

One in three children who ends up in hospital with an asthma attack has been exposed to cigarette smoke, prompting renewed concern about parents smoking at home around their offspring. A major review of how hospitals treat children with asthma found tha
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:25
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[Asia, Pakistan] Blatant violations, compliance go hand in hand at PIMS

Blatant violation of the anti-smoking law by doctors and attendants alike, coupled with irrational placement of ‘No Smoking’ signs in lobbies leading to the medical wards and their deficiency at various strategic locations where smoking is rampant, descr
The News (pk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:20
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[UK] Health boss says hospitals should ban all smoking on their grounds

All NHS hospitals should put a blanket ban on smoking on their grounds, the head of Public Health England (PHE) has said. A number of trusts have introduced such rules, but others have shied away, or failed to enforce the bans when patients, visitors or
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:49
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[UK] Family raises concern over new smoking ban for patients at Northampton mental health hospital

A concerned woman, who tends to her brother in a Northampton mental health hospital, is appealing for the institution to revise their policy on a smoking ban for patients. Simone Downey says she believes “it will affect the patient’s quality of life and r
Northampton Chronicle and Echo (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:48
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