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[Canada] CROWE: Gasping to understand why people smoke outside hospitals

While "ironic" is one way of describing the situation, "outrageous" might be a better word. Why should any patient on their way into a hospital have to be exposed to second-hand smoke?... Give smokers a place of their own. It should have a roof over it.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:49
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[Canada] Some smokers continue to break rules at HSC

Eastern Health has been finding it difficult to enforce no-smoking rules, and cancer patients say stubborn smokers are being disrespectful. One suggests tickets for smokers who insist on lighting up near doors. Patients coming in and out of the Dr. H. Bli
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:31
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[Sudan] Decree banning tobacco use in all health institutions and its subordinate units

Sudan News Agency SUNA (sd)
added May 17, 2011 00:00
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[South America/Caribbean] Costa Rica to expand smoking cessation program to all public hospitals by 2016

The Costa Rican Social Security System, or Caja, plans to open smoking cessation clinics in hospitals countrywide to help folks kick the habit. But coming to the aid of smokers really isn’t a choice for health officials, and Caja Executive President Marí
Tico Times (cr)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:38
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[Florida] South Lake Hospital won't hire tobacco users

The hospital, part of the Orlando Health network, will require prospective employees to take a cotinine test when they submit to a drug screen during the hiring process. The test can detect nicotine from all forms of tobacco and can help determine if an
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Oct 4, 2013 21:20
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Greece Says Smoking Ban To Start

The newspaper Kathimerini said that the Health Ministry’s General Secretary, Christina Papanikolaou has issued a circular calling for the intensification of checks at schools, hospitals, restaurants, bars and nightclubs by inspectors in charge of the imp
Greek Reporter
added Feb 23, 2013 22:03
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[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36
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[Canada] New Supports to Help People in Ontario Quit Smoking

Ontario is providing free nicotine replacement products to people leaving hospital, and investing in new programs across the province to help people quit smoking and stay healthy. The province is funding new quit cards, which will be distributed to up t
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[New York] Doctor fired employee for smoking at home: suit

A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32
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GLANTZ: Public Health England goes even more overboard on e-cigs; when I first heard this I this I thought it was a joke

Public Health England’s latest report on e-cigarettes that recommended allowing e-cigarette use in hospitals and by pregnant women, I thought it was a joke, real fake news. But it is real, so here are some reactions to their press release (reproduced
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 11, 2018 02:33
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