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[UK] Patients 'ignore' Bristol Southmead Hospital smoking ban

"We have just re-established our task force to look at smoking because we need to revisit the decision about whether we should have a smoking space for patients and their families," she said.
BBC Online
added May 27, 2015 10:00
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[UK-Scotland] Fifers still flouting NHS smoking ban

A ban on smoking in hospital grounds is routinely flouted at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy, it has been claimed. Hospital grounds in Scotland became smoke-free zones as of April 1 after a renewed ban was introduced by all health boards. Patients,
Dundee Courier (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:29
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[UK] Whittington Hospital introduces smoking breath tests for all pregnant women

Pregnant women will undergo breath tests to check if they smoke under tough new measures to reduce the risks to hundreds of unborn children every year.
Hampstead & Highgate Express (uk)
added May 11, 2015 10:39
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[UK-Scotland] Hospital fines for smokers flouting ban

Breaking the rules is now set to become a statutory offence under the forthcoming Health Bill, which will be introduced later this year. The measures will be enforced by health boards through signs and council environment wardens, who will be able to di
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 7, 2015 12:37
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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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