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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking ban for all hospital grounds in Northern Ireland

It means staff patients and visitors will no longer be allowed to smoke at the entrance of buildings, in car parks or even inside cars on trust premises. Chief medical officer Dr Michael McBride said: "Smoking not only has a human cost. With one third o
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:46
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Pilot study: Surgeons work to help patients quit smoking before surgery

A recent pilot study of vascular surgery patients found that patients facing surgery were more likely to quit smoking when their physician offered the right kind of assistance.
PR Newswire
added Feb 9, 2016 07:10
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ZUGER: In Hospitals, Smoke-Free Doesn’t Mean Abuse-Free

Veterans Health Care Act of 1992 specifically required V.A. facilities to establish designated smoking areas...has been bitterly criticized...it does serve a useful function: It allows medical care to proceed...Granted, that care is often for tobacco-rela
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 8, 2016 19:35
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Just one warden is employed to enforce RVH’s total smoking ban

T HE entire grounds of the Royal Victoria Hospital are about to become a smoke-free zone – but with just one smoking warden employed to enforce the ban across the massive site. The tough new policy will come into effect from Wednesday, March 9 – Nationa
Belfast Media Group (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:12
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Smoking ban at Landstuhl is the latest move for the Army's anti-tobacco push

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, has delayed its plan to ban tobacco campus-wide. The new date for the ban is Feb. 15. The move is in step with a broader Pentagon effort to stamp out tobacco from medical facilities by May and curb use of nicot
Army Times
added Feb 4, 2016 20:35
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[Asia] Young Japanese to get expanded coverage for treatment of smoking addiction

The health ministry is taking steps to help more young people quit smoking, including expanding the availability of care and penalizing medical institutions with low success rates of treating such addiction.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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What you need to know about Italy's new smoking laws

There are some 10.3 million smokers in Italy, or around 19 percent of the population. The new laws aim to reduce this number and prevent some of the 83 thousand deaths smoking causes in Italy each year.
The Local Italy (it)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:02
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[Europe] Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman _ or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street _ thanks to new health and environmental laws that are going into effect

They also specifically target pediatric hospitals and other medical facilities catering to pregnant women and newborns in a bid to cut the estimated 70,000-83,000 deaths a year ...The measures are contained in a new law conforming to EU regulations aimed
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2016 18:50
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[Vermont] Tobacco ban at residential treatment centers deters clients

The sudden drop in clients at Maple Leaf Farm coincided with the implementation of a Vermont Health Department policy requiring residential drug treatment centers to be tobacco-free. Intended as a step toward improving public health and the well-being of
VTDigger.org
added Jan 28, 2016 02:57
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[Canada] VIDEO: Debate on hiring smokers to work in healthcare

healthcare professionals held a debate over whether smokers should be hired to work in a healthcare setting. Dr. Andrew Pipe from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute was the moderator at the debate. Dr. Pipe said while this debate was being done as a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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