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Bill to restrict “vaping” moves closer to becoming law in Prince George’s

Council member Todd Turner (D-Bowie) sponsored the bill that would regulate the distribution and sale of the nicotine vaporizing devices while restricting “vaping” in most restaurants, bars, public and senior citizen housing.
Washington Post
added Oct 10, 2015 13:46
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[UK-Scotland] Scotsman Scots 'oppose ban on smoking outside hospitals'

ALMOST two-thirds of Scots oppose “nanny state” plans 
to impose a smoking ban in hospital grounds, a Scottish Parliament survey has found. A greater number of people are against plans for a £1,000 fine for anyone caught breaching the ban.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 6, 2015 17:22
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[UK-Scotland] Hospital smoking ban plan 'petty', Holyrood committee told

Simon Clark from Forest made the remark while giving evidence to Holyrood's health committee. Hospitals have banned smoking in their grounds, but it is being flouted. Sheila Duffy, from anti-smoking group Ash Scotland, said in a 2014 survey, 73% of Scot
BBC Online
added Sep 2, 2015 15:21
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[UK] 'Please don't smoke at hospital entrances' pleads trust with no powers to ban lighting up on its site

The hospital, which is run by South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, operates a strict no-smoking policy in all buildings and grounds. But the trust has no way to legally enforce the policy - meaning that smokers regularly smoke close to department
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:24
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[UK] CLARK: Why there shouldn’t be a complete smoking ban at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Managers say the NHS spends £2.7bn a year treating smoking-related health problems. Well, I’ve got news for them. Smokers contribute more than £10bn annually through tobacco taxation. If you contribute that amount to public funds you don’t deserve to be t
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:50
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[UK] Smoking ban is implemented at NHS Trust sites

PATIENTS, staff and visitors will be prohibited from sparking up at centres operated by a health organisation. From today Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust has gone 'smoke free'.
Nuneaton News (uk)
added Jul 2, 2015 08:14
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[UK] Smoking now banned at Worcestershire acute hospitals

SMOKING has been completely banned anywhere at Redditch's Alexandra Hospital. A ban on patients and visitors lighting up anywhere at the Alex, as well as Worcestershire Royal Hospital and Kidderminster Hospital, came into force last week.
Bromsgrove, Redditch & Droitwich Advertiser (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:33
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[UK] Patients 'ignore' Bristol Southmead Hospital smoking ban

"We have just re-established our task force to look at smoking because we need to revisit the decision about whether we should have a smoking space for patients and their families," she said.
BBC Online
added May 27, 2015 10:00
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[Florida] Businesses help launch Breathe Free Winter Park

It sounded like a non-brainer, said Jill Hamilton Buss, executive director of Healthy Central Florida. Why not eliminate cigarette and cigar smoke entirely at local restaurants – not just indoors, but outside on patios as well. Winter Park, she said, se
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Apr 27, 2015 23:23
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[UK] Schoolchildren back Liverpool hospitals no smoking plea

Children at a Liverpool primary school are backing a hospital’s drive to be completely smoke-free. The Walton Centre joined other Merseyside Trusts in declaring their hospitals smoke-free zones on national No Smoking Day in March. It means no one can s
Click Liverpool (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:12
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