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[North Dakota] Smoking is cause of fire in Fargo hospital room

A fire that injured a patient in a Fargo hospital room was caused by smoking while using oxygen according to fire officials.
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Nov 17, 2014 12:51

[China] Patient killed after blowing up hospital ward when he decided to smoke a cigarette while undergoing treatment in high-pressure oxygen chamber

His bed linen then caught fire which quickly turned into an inferno Oxygen rich atmosphere then caused an explosion, killing the 65-year-old His family are demanding to know why hospital didn't take away his lighter
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 16:58

[Israel] SIEGEL: Ban Smoking in Hospitals? What a Novel Idea!

To Western-born Israelis, a ban on smoking in hospitals, doctors offices and health clinics might seem like a fairly obvious law. Incredibly, Israeli law currently permits smoking in open-air sections of hospitals and health clinics. Smoking is also allo
The Jewish Press
added Jun 2, 2014 13:58

[Europe, Uae, UK] Emirati appointed president of anti-smoking body

Members of the Board of Trustees of the London-based International Anti-Smoking Federation-health sector have unanimously elected UAE national Dr Abdul Salam Al Madani to be the president of the federation. ... The federation links all the hospitals all
The Gulf Today (ae)
added May 7, 2014 20:34

[Asia, India] DC orders action against smoking in public places

East Singhbhum administration has decided to launch a drive from March 10, where in people found smoking in public places, vendors selling tobacco products near any educational institution will be seriously dealt with under provisions of the Act.
The Avenue Mail (in)
added Mar 6, 2014 13:51

[Canada] Crucial piece of equipment arrives at scene of seniors’ home ravaged by fire

The SQ maintains that no hypothesis on what sparked the blaze has more importance than another, despite allegations of a man smoking a cigarette in his room by employee Bruno Bélanger, who had told him not to at the time. “We still have very many pieces
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:33

[UK] Defiant smokers asked to sign waivers before routine surgery

SMOKERS are facing pressure to give up the habit before undergoing routine surgery in a new initiative by family doctors in Yorkshire. The Stop Before Your Op programme is being introduced in the Vale of York in the first part of a major campaign by the
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jan 14, 2014 09:57

[Oregon] TANGLED UP IN BLU / E-cigarettes are gaining in popularity, and agencies are rushing to regulate their use

Coos County's position paper said it "stands in opposition to the use of all tobacco and unapproved nicotine delivery products such as electronic cigarettes." In addition, Bay Area Hospital prohibits e-cigarettes. Its policy states, "Tobacco use include
The World (Coos Bay, OR)
added Jan 8, 2014 23:28

[UK-Scotland] Staff face axe for smoking outside ERI hospital

HOSPITAL workers have been warned they face the sack if they are caught smoking outside Edinburgh Royal Infirmary under a tough new crackdown. The drive has been launched after the Evening News revealed how staff, visitors and patients were flouting the
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 19, 2013 13:47

[New York] Legislation bans smoking on hospital grounds

A bill passed through the Legislature last week that would prohibit smoking on and around hospital grounds and nursing homes throughout New York state. The legislation (A.1115-a/S.1987-a) sponsored in their respective houses by Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffe
The Legislative Gazette (NY)
added Jun 26, 2013 06:46
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