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[UK] Health boss says hospitals should ban all smoking on their grounds

All NHS hospitals should put a blanket ban on smoking on their grounds, the head of Public Health England (PHE) has said. A number of trusts have introduced such rules, but others have shied away, or failed to enforce the bans when patients, visitors or
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:49
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[UK-Scotland] Carstair's inmate goes to Supreme Court to win right to smoke in State Hospital

A PATIENT at Scotland's high-security state psychiatric hospital, Carstairs, is heading to the Supreme Court this week to try and overturn the facility's blanket smoking ban. Charles McCann's legal battle with the authorities will reach the highest cour
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:35
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[California] HARKEY: Special interests would be winners with Prop. 56

The special interests who spent millions to get the initiative on the ballot want us to think it’s all about helping people stop smoking, but the fact is the vast majority of the money from the new tax will go straight into the coffers of those special in
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Oct 7, 2016 00:42
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[UK] Solent NHS Trust to ban smoking on its sites

PEOPLE will be banned from smoking on Solent NHS Trust sites to encourage people to quit. The trust, which runs St Mary’s Hospital and St James’ in Portsmouth, is bringing in the ban on October 1 to coincide with the national campaign Stoptober.
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Sep 19, 2016 19:57
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[Texas] Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth on Behalf of Service Employees

On their website, SFFW said "Fort Worth is the only major city in Texas that does not have a ordinance protecting citizens from the exposure to secondhand smoke in all workplaces. A smoke-free ordinance will protect the health of every resident in Fort W
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[UK-Scotland] NHS hospital cigarette ban up in smoke Another smoker flouts the don't light up rules at Forth Valley Royal Hospital Picture: Michael Gillen Another smoker flouts the don't light up rules at Forth Valley Royal Hospital Picture: Michael Gillen JILL BUCHAN

Despite a no-smoking policy on all NHS Forth Valley’s hospital sites and a number of measures in place to deter patients and visitors, many are ignoring the ban. Last year, all hospital and health centre grounds in Scotland became smoke free. However, i
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Aug 19, 2016 10:53
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[Massachusetts] Worcester bans smoking in nursing homes as of Jan. 1

Smoking will no longer be allowed in nursing homes and other similar facilities as of Jan. 1. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to add those facilities to the list of places where smoking is prohibited in the city.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 12, 2016 14:53
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[UK] Smoking to be banned anywhere on Kettering Hospital site from next week

from June 6, the hospital is enacting a new smoke-free policy which will not allow smoking anywhere on its grounds – including outside hospital buildings. Kettering General Hospital’s deputy director of human resources, Sue Newing, who has been overseein
Northamptonshire Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:56
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[New Zealand] Still no smoke (or fire) - Court of Appeal upholds DHB smoking ban

Throughout the decision, the Court gave WDHB credit for a "careful and considered process" in implementing the policy. It recognised that the policy was the result of many years of planning (between 2000 and 2009), and that it was "trialled by the WDHB o
Lexology (uk)
added May 19, 2016 16:22
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Lanarkshire will not be allowing e-cigs on hospital grounds

HOSPITALS across Lanarkshire will NOT be following the lead of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by allowing e-cigarettes to be smoked on hospital grounds. Last week it was revealed that vaping would be allowed in hospitals throughout Glasgow after an amend
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added May 6, 2016 11:45
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