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[Oregon] City may push smokers off some public sidewalks

smokers may be unwelcomed: public sidewalks surrounding Salem Hospital and Willamette University. Salem City Council has asked staff to prepare a new city ordinance that would ban smoking on sidewalks adjacent to certain businesses.
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:01
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[Pakistan] Is kaptan building cancer hospital with tobacco growers' money?

A number of ministers of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) cabinet or their relatives are either tobacco growers or in cigarette manufacturing business thus contributing to spread of cancer in Pakistan in general and in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:36
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[Kansas] If you smoke, you're out

Patients sneaking a smoke or a chew at Salina Regional Health Center or any of the hospital's other properties will be sent away. The hospital implemented new rules Aug. 4 that are meant to strengthen its policy regarding smoking and use of other tobacc
Salina (KS) Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 19:30
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[Wisconsin] Russian doctors, nurses practice health-care diplomacy in La Crosse

A no-smoking law that went into effect July 1 forbids lighting up in hospitals, public buildings, schools “and even bus stops,” Azrapkina said. “There is a very aggressive anti-smoking campaign,” she said, adding that stores are not allowed to post ciga
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Sep 11, 2014 11:11
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[UK] A gift of cigarettes to soothe 'jagged nerves'

The initial purpose wasn’t to furnish goodwill “smokes” for the soldiers departing for the Front. Instead, their service would concentrate on the hospital trains arriving in the docks and provide solace to the men who had been wounded and were returning
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Sep 10, 2014 16:51
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[UK] Smoking to be banned from hospital sites

Local hospitals have unveiled their plans to become fully smoke free. Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Trust, which runs Queen’s hospital in Romford and King George hospitals in Goodmayes, launched the 'breath of fresh air’ campaign to stamp o
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 12:16
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[Ireland] Smoking group takes issue with care centre ban

A GROUP representing smokers has hit out a tobacco-free policy that is to be introduced in the grounds of eight Northside primary care centres. Forest Éireann, which represents smokers throughout Ireland, criticised the HSE after it announced that from S
Dublin People Group Newspapers (ie)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:39
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[Canada] Capital Health's smoke-free policy expands to homes

Capital Health is expanding its no-smoking policy to patients' homes this fall after home-care workers complained about secondhand smoke. Patients are already banned from smoking inside or near Halifax hospitals, but as of Oct. 20 health-care workers wh
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 3, 2014 09:59
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[West Virginia] Berkeley County hospital goes tobacco-free

Tobacco use is no longer allowed at Jefferson Medical Center in Charles Town. The hospital's new tobacco-free policy went into effect Monday.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 2, 2014 13:15
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[UK-Scotland] Borders General Hospital grounds smoking ban begins

Dr Eric Baijal, of NHS Borders, said the BGH ban had been the "most challenging" as it was the only acute hospital in the region. He added that the ban sent a "powerful message" about the health risks attached to smoking.
BBC Online
added Sep 2, 2014 09:00
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