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[Washington] Thurston County campuses go tobacco free in 2014

The Thurston County commissioners approved a tobacco ban that will prohibit smoking, e-cigarettes and tobacco products on county grounds starting next year, according to a news release.
The Olympian (WA)
added May 22, 2013 13:01
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[Vietnam] Hanoi to forbid smoking in vehicles, aircraft and trams

Hanoi has just promulgated Plan 70, on implementing the National Strategy for Tobacco Harm Prevention toward 2020 in Hanoi. Under the plan, the city will ban smoking indoors and within the campus of medical facilities, educational facilities, facilities
Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (vn)
added May 7, 2013 09:12
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[Florida] Orlando Health to start tobacco-free hiring policy

Smokers need not apply. That's the word from Orlando Health, which announced this evening that it will start a tobacco-free hiring policy at seven of its hospitals starting in April. The move is part of a controversial nationwide trend, in which hospita
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Mar 2, 2013 01:40
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[Pennsylvania] Penn Puts Hiring Ban on Smokers

The University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) will stop hiring people who use nicotine at its Pennsylvania locations beginning July 1.
MedPage Today
added Feb 26, 2013 09:13
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[UK-Scotland] Secret Scottish NHS incident reports released

Hundreds of previously secret NHS reports into serious incidents, including 105 deaths, have been published by BBC Scotland. More than 300 reports . . . The reports include a person being blown up while on oxygen therapy after lighting a cigarette.
BBC Online
added Nov 27, 2012 07:23
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[Canada] Doin' it right: put that cigarette down

Hospital tries to stamp out on-site smoking for good with video
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 25, 2012 11:48
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[Canada] LETTER: Why allow smoking on hospital property?

My wife was released from Victoria General Hospital on Sunday. As she walked outside for the first time in more than a week, her first breath of "fresh air" was filled with cigarette smoke.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:45
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[Nebraska] City Council OKs cigarette tax

The Omaha City Council has approved a controversial plan to tax local sales of tobacco products to finance millions in funding for a new cancer treatment and research center.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 3, 2012 08:02
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[Canada] WENDY ELLIOTT: Puffing should be limited

The RCMP confirmed smoke in the apartment building was causing an asthma attack. EHS was called to assist MacNeil with her breathing. She has had to leave her apartment on three occasions due to deteriorating breathing, but the smoking goes on.
Kings County (NS) Register/Advertiser (ca)
added Sep 9, 2012 18:58
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[Florida] Outdoor Smoking Ban at a Cancer Center: Attitudes and Smoking Behavior Among Employees and Patients

Findings suggest a need for worksite cessation programs to capitalize on the window of opportunity created by tobacco bans, while also addressing concerns about effects on work performance.
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
added Aug 25, 2012 12:33
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