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[UK] Hospital's 'smoke free' streets plan condemned by Forest

Forest has criticised plans to make the streets around Birmingham Children's Hospital a smoke free zone... "I can understand why they don't want people smoking close to the main entrance but restricting smoking in neighbouring streets is ridiculous. "T
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:16

Franklin Memorial Hospital awarded Gold Star for addressing tobacco use

Breathe Easy Coalition of Maine celebrated the efforts of Maine hospitals in addressing smoking and tobacco use on their campuses. The event highlighted the 2016 Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network Gold Star Standards of Excellence Program award winners i
Franklin County (ME) Daily Bulldog
added Sep 22, 2016 21:33

[California] Napa gives Ole Health $1 million for new medical center

Supervisors discussed where to find the money amid the county budget. They quickly settled on the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement... Supervisors will decide at another time how much money to take from Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement savings and h
Napa Valley (CA) Register
added Sep 21, 2016 15:13
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[UK] Solent NHS Trust to ban smoking on its sites

PEOPLE will be banned from smoking on Solent NHS Trust sites to encourage people to quit. The trust, which runs St Mary’s Hospital and St James’ in Portsmouth, is bringing in the ban on October 1 to coincide with the national campaign Stoptober.
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Sep 19, 2016 19:57

[Asia, India] IANS Talking to a nurse may persuade smokers to quit smoking

The research shows that self-reported quit rates increased when nurses and other staff members were trained to coach patients on how to stop smoking. "Hospitalisation is the perfect time to help people quit. They are more motivated and nurses can explai
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:34

Hospital initiatives in promoting smoking cessation: A 12-year follow-up

A total of 102 USA hospitals were randomly selected...While there was no reduction over the 12 years, there was no increase in the percentage of hospital switchboards that connected to a SCP
Experimental and Therapeutic medicine
added Sep 15, 2016 02:28

Patient and Provider Groups Urge Medicare Not to Undercut Lung Cancer Screening

More than 80 patient advocacy groups, medical associations and health care systems are urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to abandon drastic low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) lung cancer screening reimbursement cuts in the 2017 Ho
PR Newswire
added Sep 6, 2016 21:41

[UK-Wales] Public opinion needed over hospitals' smoking ban review

​HYWEL Dda University Health Board wants your opinions about smokers lighting up on hospital grounds. The health board is asking the public to complete a survey, which asks 12 questions and takes less than 10 minutes to complete, which will provide them
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 5, 2016 12:59

[Texas] Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth on Behalf of Service Employees

On their website, SFFW said "Fort Worth is the only major city in Texas that does not have a ordinance protecting citizens from the exposure to secondhand smoke in all workplaces. A smoke-free ordinance will protect the health of every resident in Fort W
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[South Carolina] Could Beaufort County ban smoking outside of all buildings that get taxpayer money?

Sneaking out to the parking lot between classes at the Technical College of the Lowcountry for a quick cigarette? Smoke ’em if you got ’em, because you may not be able to in the future. Beaufort County staff has proposed an expansion of the county’s smo
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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