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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[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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