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Trinity Health and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Partner to Reduce Tobacco Use with Focus on Raising Tobacco Age to 21

Hawaii and at least 140 cities and counties have enacted such laws. California's similar legislation, passed in March, was supported by both Trinity Health and the Campaign... Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2016 21:27
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking still banned - but you can freely puff on e-cigs on Vale Hospital grounds

the rules have been relaxed on vaping in a bid to further cut smoking rates. This comes despite mounting evidence that e-cigarettes are also toxic and extremely harmful to the lungs. This was the conclusion of Harvard researchers in this 2015 study.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Apr 24, 2016 02:26
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Some mental health units in Northern Ireland to allow smoking while review is undertaken

The South Eastern Trust has agreed to temporarily lift the prohibition while a review is undertaken. Inpatients at some mental health units in Northern Ireland are to be exempt from the ban on smoking on hospital grounds. The South Eastern Trust has agre
BBC Online
added Apr 22, 2016 16:34
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[UK-Scotland] Smoking still banned - but you can freely puff on e-cigs on Vale Hospital grounds

the rules have been relaxed on vaping in a bid to further cut smoking rates. This comes despite mounting evidence that e-cigarettes are also toxic and extremely harmful to the lungs. This was the conclusion of Harvard researchers in this 2015 study.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Apr 22, 2016 16:32
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Fife says e-cigarette ban in hospital grounds will remain in place

NHS FIFE will not follow Glasgow's lead in allowing patients and visitors to smoke e-cigarettes in hospital grounds. Earlier this week, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde gave the go-ahead for vaping in hospital grounds in a bid to further cut smoking rates.
Dunfermline Press (uk)
added Apr 22, 2016 16:31
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[China] There is no smoke without... fired! Doctor suspended after being caught with a cigarette while taking scan of a patient

Shocking footage has emerged of a doctor smoking while undertaking an X-ray scan of a patient in hospital. The doctor was an employee of the main hospital in Xinyang, central China's Henan province, the People's Daily Online reports.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2016 14:15
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes allowed on NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde sites

Electronic cigarettes can now be used within the grounds of hospitals run by Scotland's largest health board. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde decided back in December to allow restricted use of the devices after new evidence that they help tackle tobacco s
BBC Online
added Apr 20, 2016 13:02
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[UK] Chesterfield Royal Hospital to become completely smoke-free site

The decision to ban smoking (cigarettes and e-cigarettes) at the hospital, including in all its grounds and gardens, has been taken after discussions with staff, governors, patients and visitors. Over the next 100 days, the countdown to the July 25 ‘go-
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 12:58
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South Dakota researchers aim to improve tobacco-free policies in health-care facilities

"To be tobacco-free, a facility must prohibit tobacco and smoking in buildings and on campus grounds it owns and leases. It must be enforced 24-7 and prohibit smoking or tobacco for all people," explained assistant nursing professor Heidi Mennenga from S
News-Medical.net
added Apr 18, 2016 22:40
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Health chiefs struggle to stop people flouting ban as we snap smokers lighting up at Belfast hospital

Almost a month after a complete ban on smoking in hospital grounds came into force, health officials admit they are struggling to stub out the practice.... Smoking huts were dismantled and signs put around its sites warning staff, patients and visitors i
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 11, 2016 13:08
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