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[Florida] Businesses help launch Breathe Free Winter Park

It sounded like a non-brainer, said Jill Hamilton Buss, executive director of Healthy Central Florida. Why not eliminate cigarette and cigar smoke entirely at local restaurants – not just indoors, but outside on patios as well. Winter Park, she said, se
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Apr 27, 2015 23:23
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[UK] Schoolchildren back Liverpool hospitals no smoking plea

Children at a Liverpool primary school are backing a hospital’s drive to be completely smoke-free. The Walton Centre joined other Merseyside Trusts in declaring their hospitals smoke-free zones on national No Smoking Day in March. It means no one can s
Click Liverpool (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:12
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[UK] Police called as pensioners quarrel over smoking outside Stortford hospital

Tensions boiled over just after 2pm last Wednesday (April 15) when a 69-year-old man spotted a 75-year-old woman sitting smoking outside the hospital in Cavell Drive, Bishop's Stortford. He told her that he did not like smokers and that she was disrega
Herts & Essex News: Observer (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:07
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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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