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[UK-Scotland] Euan McColm: Nonsense NHS ban of E-cigarettes

Instead we can try to find ways of making it easier for addicts to quit. Unless, of course, we’re the Scottish NHS, in which case, we can make it even harder. What a bloody vindictive idea this illiberal ban on vaping is.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 14:59

[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes to be banned from Scotland hospital grounds

NHS boards will be required to ensure that their grounds are smoke-free by April. The Scottish government has said it is up to individual health boards whether they prohibit the use of e-cigarettes.
BBC Online
added Feb 18, 2015 16:10

“Smoker’s Paradox” in Patients Treated for Severe Injuries: Lower Risk of Mortality after Trauma Observed in Current Smokers

Patients who smoke appear to have a much lower risk of in-hospital mortality than non-smokers. Further investigation into biological mechanisms responsible for this effect should be carried out in order to potentially develop therapeutic applications.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 7, 2015 00:16
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[UK-Wales] Hospitals in Wales could fine people for smoking near entrances

Campaign group Ash Wales says the problem of second hand smoke at hospitals needs to be tackled, and has called on the Welsh Government to address the situation.
Carmarthen Journal (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:57
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[UK-Wales] Smokers outside hospitals could face higher penalties

HOSPITALS in Gwent could soon see harsher penalties for those caught smoking on site – including in the car park and outside the building entrance. The Welsh Government revealed it is considering introducing legislation to prevent smoking in hospital gr
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 14:27

[UK] Council chiefs back controversial move to ban smoking at mental health centres

COUNCIL chiefs and commissioners have backed a controversial move to ban smoking within the grounds of all the mental health facilities in East Lancashire. The blanket rule, which was brought in last month across all sites run by Lancashire Care NHS Fou
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 14:26

[Louisiana] Local hospitals join city’s tobacco awareness efforts

Together with Holden’s healthy city initiative, also know as Healthy BR, and the Louisiana campaign for Tobacco Free Living, Breathe Free was developed as an awareness campaign to promote the benefits of a tobacco-free lifestyle, according to a news rele
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Feb 5, 2015 19:20

[UK] Oxford NHS health trust goes smoke-free

A full smoking ban is being brought in at all sites run by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. It means patients, visitors and staff will not be allowed to smoke in any of its buildings and grounds.
BBC Online
added Feb 5, 2015 06:30

[UK] Smoking stubbed out at all community hospitals (From Oxford Mail)

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (OHFT) has announced its sites will become smoke-free from March 2. Patients and staff who visit the nine community hospitals, the Warneford Hospital and Littlemore Mental Health Centres in Headington will not be allow
Oxford Mail (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:29

[New Hampshire] SB 0105: AN ACT revising the indoor smoking act.

New Hampshire General Court
added Feb 2, 2015 17:55
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