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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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[Canada] Vancouver Seniors fuming over indoor smoking ban

Some elderly residents of a Vancouver retirement home say a smoking ban imposed on the facility by Vancouver Coastal Health is more dangerous to them than any cigarette smoke.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 25, 2012 04:50
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more mental health facilities are going smoke-free

1 in 3 people with a mental health condition smoke compared to 1 in 5 people without a condition—due in part to years of exploitation by the tobacco industry.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:39
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tobacco is a social justice issue: mental health

documents show that tobacco companies targeted psychiatric facilities with product promotions and giveaways during the 1980s and 1990s, and that facilities also requested cigarette donations. An example can be found in a 1995 letter from a mental illness
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:59
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[Portugal] Playground smoking ban from next year

From 1 January next year smoking will be banned in and around places frequented by children, such as playschools, creches, recreational centers, play parks and holiday camps. The measure was passed on Thursday in Parliament.
Portugal News (pt)
added Jun 5, 2017 20:52
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[UK] Ban e-cigarettes from public places, say world health chiefs: Britain is told to outlaw the increasingly popular vaping devices from schools, hospitals and buses amid health concerns

The WHO is calling for countries to look at a ban due to ‘passive vaping’ / It has been linked to lung damage, heart complications and stillbirths / Move echoes call from the BMA, which said e-cigarettes should be banned Read more: http://www.dailymai
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 19:35
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ZUGER: In Hospitals, Smoke-Free Doesn’t Mean Abuse-Free

Veterans Health Care Act of 1992 specifically required V.A. facilities to establish designated smoking areas...has been bitterly criticized...it does serve a useful function: It allows medical care to proceed...Granted, that care is often for tobacco-rela
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 8, 2016 19:35
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[Canada] Your Good Health: Smoking medical staff set a bad example

Health-care professionals can make bad decisions about their health, but I agree with your implication that they have an obligation not to do so while in the role of someone concerned for health. I certainly have seen physicians in white coats smoking ou
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:32
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