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[UK] Hampstead campaigner uses Youtube to tackle litter problem outside

A retired headteacher has used Youtube to call on the council to clean up its act and tackle a persistent litter problem outside the Royal Free Hospital. Linda Grove claims patients and visitors at the Hampstead hospital are blighting the area by droppi
Hampstead & Highgate Express (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26

[Canada] Saint John Hospital aims to be smoke-free by September

Recent count of 1,600 cigarette butts in a non-designated smoking area is evidence of challenges ahead
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 21, 2015 13:40

ARCHIVE: Tobacco Use Among Individuals With Schizophrenia: What Role Has the Tobacco Industry Played? [FREE FULL TEXT]

industry monitored or directly funded research supporting the idea that individuals with schizophrenia were less susceptible to the harms of tobacco and that they needed tobacco as self-medication. The tobacco industry promoted smoking in psychiatric sett
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jul 21, 2015 04:58

[UK] NHS trust plan to extend smoking ban

People using mental and community health services could soon be told to stub out their cigarettes. Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is hoping to make its services smoke-free by the end of next year. This would see the smoking ban which exists insid
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Jul 16, 2015 12:21

[Maryland] Local Hospital Passes Strict Anti-Smoking Rule

employees who want to work at Anne Arundel Medical Center will have to pass a test to prove they’re nicotine-free. Christie Ileto has more on the surprisingly tough move. The controversial hiring policy is legal and gaining popularity across Maryland and
WJZ 13 (Baltimore, MD)
added Jul 15, 2015 10:45

[Canada] Smoke-Free Ontario Act

The Ministry is proposing several amendments to Ontario Regulation 48/06 that relate to recent amendments to the SFOA, specifically regarding: • Flavoured Tobacco Sales Prohibition • Hospitals and Provincial Government Buildings • Automatic Prohibition
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:36

SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38

[UK] Senior nurses patrol in new smoking crackdown at Leicester Royal Infirmary

Health bosses have brought in a 500-metre no smoking exclusion zone for staff around Leicester Royal Infirmary. Senior nurses and senior staff are patrolling the area to enforce the new policy, which was introduced to reduce noise for residents.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Jul 7, 2015 15:54

[UK-Scotland] Health and tobacco bill goes out to views

Submissions to the Scottish Parliament have been invited on the Scottish Government's Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc, and Care) Scotland Bill. ... Tobacco measures include a ban the sale of non-medicinal e-cigarettes to under-18s, and a new offence for an
The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland (uk)
added Jul 6, 2015 09:14

[UK] Smoking debate sparked by Superhospital portrayal of lung cancer patient Glyn

Terminally ill Glyn Moss was filmed smoking a cigarette on the ITV show Superhospital, filmed at the Royal Derby Hospital, where posters ask people not to smoke... He was heard to say that he had "cut down on the ciggies" but, in a hospital that has noti
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:12
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