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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

[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.
added Aug 25, 2012 04:50

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

[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

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 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

[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

[Ireland] 'Hundreds' defy smoking ban at University Hospital Limerick

THE University of Limerick Hospitals Group has said that it is “disappointed” that hundreds of patients, visitors and staff are still smoking on the grounds of its Dooradoyle hospital’s campus, despite a smoke-free policy being in place for more than thr
Limerick Leader (ie)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:59

[North Carolina] RJR Tobacco’s philanthropy stretches across city’s history, landscape

Reynolds has been conducting an informal passing of the economic torch with Wake Forest for more than 25 years. If you count real estate from Reynolds family members and heirs, the company’s relationship with the university goes back to the initial wooin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 8, 2015 10:26

UAE-wide smoking ban in enclosed public spaces next year

A nationwide ban on smoking in enclosed public places will come into force from early next year, The Ministry of Health has announced. The ban extends to universities, hospitals, public transport, theatres, cinemas, playgrounds and pitches as well as “ot
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:27

[UK] E-cigs banned from Isle of Man health buildings

The use of electronic cigarettes has been banned in all Isle of Man Health and Social Care buildings with immediate effect. Health minister Howard Quayle said it strengthened efforts to make premises healthy and smoke-free environments for staff and vis
BBC Online
added Oct 15, 2014 15:37
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