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[UK] Cancer patients have to walk through smoke fumes at hospital

Patients turning up for cancer treatment have to walk through cigarette smoke and past the litter of discarded butts, according to a report. The Daily Record photographed a number of smokers outside the Beatson Cancer Centre in Glasgow (uk)
added Jul 9, 2012 11:55

[Canada] Health Alliance going smoke-free Jan. 1

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance will begin 2018 by going smoke-free in and around its Chatham and Wallaceburg campuses, but supports will be available to help smokers cope with the situation. The decision to prohibit smoking cigarettes and any other sm
Chatham (Ont) This Week (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:33

[Australia] Man, 22, accused of king hitting a respected Melbourne heart surgeon after he was asked to 'stop smoking' outside a hospital fails to show in court

Joseph Esmaili, 22, was due to face the Melbourne Magistrate's Court on Friday He allegedly punched Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, 41, outside a hospital The father-of-two was rushed to trauma, his life support turned off a month later
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:26

[Asia, Japan] Health ministry unveils draft proposal to crack down on secondhand smoke ahead of 2020 Olympics

Under a draft proposal the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry compiled Wednesday, smoking will be completely banned indoors at public facilities such as stadiums, government offices and welfare institutions. At schools and medical facilities where minors
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24

Thirdhand smoke contamination in hospital settings: assessing exposure risk for vulnerable paediatric patients [FREE FULL TEXT]

THS appears to be ubiquitous, even in closely guarded healthcare settings. Future research will address potential health consequences and THS-reduction policies. Ultimately, hospital policies and interventions to reduce THS transport and exposure may prov
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2015 02:44

Increasing Prevalence of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Smokers Hospitalized in five U.S. Cities, 2010–2013

E-cigarette use increased substantially from 2010 to 2013 among a large sample of hospitalized adult cigarette smokers. E-cigarette use was more common among heavier smokers and among those who were younger, white and had higher socioeconomic status.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 29, 2014 04:22

[New York] SHERWOOD: NY hospital wrongfully bans electronic cigarettes after patient catches fire

In this case however, e-cigarettes were wrongfully banned because the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. There are a lot of uncertainties about this story but some would say it is yet another attack on the electronic cigarette industry which is f (National)
added Apr 23, 2014 10:04

[New York] Rome Memorial plans lung cancer screenings

Stephanie Foxwell, BSN, Lungs for Life clinical coordinator at Rome Surgical Specialists, said the program is very close to the hearts of employees because so many employees, relatives and friends have had lung cancer.
Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch
added Nov 17, 2013 13:28

[UK-Scotland] Cigarette ‘bouncers’ to cut smoking at hospitals

Following the introduction of enforcement staff in Glasgow, the number of smokers outside hospital entrances has halved. Other health boards are beginning to take on their own staff, or train security workers to tackle those who ignore no-smoking signs.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 18, 2013 08:45

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: No smoking: UPMC's new tobacco policy makes sense

This Public Enemy No. 1 can be defeated by leadership -- and what better place than a medical system that takes its mission seriously? Far from imposing on its workers, we think UPMC is doing them a long-term favor.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 16, 2013 05:04
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