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[UK] MERRICK: A smoking ban on NHS hospital grounds is a good idea. It's the last thing patients - and staff - should be doing

mixed messages we are given on public health. The Government, after the election, promised to introduce plain packaging on cigarettes, acknowledging the evidence that it would curb smoking, but then caved into pressure from the tobacco industry by shelvin
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 09:52
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[UK] The Big Questions: Are we facing a winter health crisis? Should hospitals ban smoking?

Personally I’d allow “vaping” with e-cigarettes as I do feel that these are a low-cost way of reducing the harm from smoking. There is no evidence that they are a gateway into smoking and I would not want the EU to pile on expensive regulation without evi
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 09:44
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[UK-Wales] Health board plans total ban on smoking

Smokers could be banned from lighting up across all health premises in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan under plans being put forward by officials. The proposal by Cardiff and the Vale University Health Board to implement a full no-smoking ban on all h
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 1, 2013 02:35
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[Wyoming] Casper City Council Passes Second Reading of Revised Smoking Ban

After 45 minutes of debate and public discussion at its regular meeting Tuesday night, Casper City Council narrowly passed the second reading of the city’s revised public indoor smoking ordinance 5-4. ... would allow smoking within Casper taverns, lounge
KTWO (K2) (Casper, WY)
added May 22, 2013 20:00
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[New Zealand] Former patients back challenge to smoking ban

Former mental health patient Sue Purdie was a smoker at the time she was in hospital in the 1990s and says if there had been ban she may have risked suicide rather than seek help. Norrie Power, a former mental health patient who now co-ordinates two Wel
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 21, 2013 01:20
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[New Zealand] High Court to hear arguments against DHB smoking ban

The High Court in Auckland will begin hearing a case on Monday against a ban on smoking in acute mental health units controlled by Waitamata District Health Board. The application for a judicial review is set down for two days, challenging the ban in thr
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added May 18, 2013 21:21
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[New York] Seneca County Health Board to get update on smoking ban ($$)

The Seneca County Board of Health will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the conference room of the Public Health Department, 31 Thurber Drive. The agenda includes an update on the status of the transition plan from limited smoking to a smoke-free campus at th
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added May 13, 2013 14:19
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[Russia] Blaze at psychiatric hospital near Moscow leaves 38 dead

Investigators have not confirmed the story about the smoker and are also looking into other potential causes including arson and an electrical fault. But they say they believe the initial source of the fire was a sofa in the common room.
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 26, 2013 22:24
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[Nevada] Careless smoking probably to blame for fire that killed senior citizen

It happened at the Destinations at Valley View Active Adult Living facility just before 4 p.m. on the 1600 block of Valley View Boulevard, near Oakey Boulevard.
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Apr 11, 2013 15:21
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[UK] Larbert hospital bosses are to get tough on smokers

Smokers will be encouraged to stub out when they visit Forth Valley Royal. Hospital bosses are introducing a ban on anyone lighting up in the grounds of the showcase Larbert facility.
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Apr 3, 2013 10:25
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