Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Hospitals/Medical facilities 3,970 headlines found

18 Views

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
18 Views

[Canada] Sydney man wants tickets issued for lighting up on hospital grounds

David Butler, 70, said he visits the regional hospital once a month ...He said the number of cigarette butts and people smoking outside — sometimes within a few metres of the main entrance — have really started to trouble him. He'd like to see fines intro
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:19
18 Views

[Canada] All local hospitals now completely smoke-free

The Grey Bruce Health Unit congratulates all 11 hospitals in Grey Bruce for making their grounds 100 per cent smoke-free. The policies come into effect on World No Tobacco Day, May 31. All patients, visitors, volunteers and staff are not permitted to sm
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added May 27, 2014 02:33
18 Views

[Ohio] More employers demand applicants quit smoking

Quitting wasn't by choice, but from necessity, if he wanted to work at Hollywood Casino Columbus, which opened on Oct. 8. It does not hire smokers or allow employees to smoke on the premises or even in their homes."Once I realized the offer was serious,
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Nov 25, 2012 12:31
18 Views

[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
18 Views

[Canada] Two convicted in Sudbury for illegal smoking

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has successfully prosecuted two cases under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act....The first conviction was to an individual for smoking on hospital property. The resulting fine was for $3,000 plus surcharges. The second conv
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
17 Views

Public smoking ban for Ethiopia's capital

A ban on smoking at public gatherings has been announced by the mayor of Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa...makes smoking illegal in bars, cafés, restaurants, schools, hospitals and stadiums as well as cultural and religious events, but smoking on the stre
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 4, 2016 22:00
17 Views

[California] LETTER: Outreach workers spoke out of turn

Earlier this month comments were made by Steven Gallegos and Michael Olivares, Glendale Adventist Medical Center tobacco outreach workers, to the Glendale City Council and to the News-Press that are uncharacteristic of our approach to promoting community
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 4, 2013 14:58
17 Views

[Michigan] Updated: Nurse, patient injured in ER hospital bed fire

The Ann Arbor Fire Department responded to a fire in the Emergency Room of the University of Michigan Hospital late Saturday that injured two people. The cause of the blaze: An intoxicated patient smoking an imaginary cigarette in a bed in one room of t
Ann Arbor.com
added Oct 22, 2012 06:53
16 Views

Tobacco use prevalence and smoking cessation pharmacotherapy prescription patterns among hospitalized patients by medical specialty

Among hospitalized tobacco users, safe and cost-effective pharmacotherapies are under-prescribed. We identified substantial variation in prescribing practices across different medical specialties and demographic groups, suggesting the need for an electron
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 25, 2018 18:52
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines